In support of Sustainable Development Goal #4 – to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, DotAsia is happy to be a part of the Kids4Kids’ Sharing for a Cause (SFAC) 2018 campaign. Together, we have collected 12,250 books in the month of May. While 5,312 of them will be sent to Hong Kong community partners for building mini libraries as part of the Buddy Reading Program; the rest will be donated to developing countries via Crossroads Foundation. Happy Reading!

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Nepal – The first country to double tigers!

Nepal – The first country to double tigers!

I am so proud to see my birthplace has become the first country to achieve WWF’s Tx2 goal – to double the number of wild tigers by 2022 – the next Chinese year of the tiger. The wild tiger population has jumped from 121 in 2009 to 235 in Nepal as of September 2018.

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PROUD of your Asian heritage? So are we!

PROUD of your Asian heritage? So are we!

It’s been inspiring to read the outpour of support for Asian representation in Western pop culture since the Crazy Rich Asians movie’s blockbuster success this August. Dubbed as #AsianAugust, the summer of 2018 has seen more Asian actors celebrated in Western media than ever before. From the big screen to small screen, from movies such as ‘Searching’ starring John Cho; to Netflix’s ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ starring Asian teenager Lana Condor; to Canada’s ‘Kim’s convenient store’; Asian actors dominated conversations regarding diversity and representation in the West.

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