Archive for September, 2007

Taiwanese TV program popularizes mah-jong

(Sep 30, 2007) “peng, “ji, “hu””If you know how to play Mah-jong, you must love the last word “hu” beca...

Singing reality show popularizes preppy look in Taipei

(Sep 29, 2007) The super stars singing competition is the hottest topic in Taiwan recently. This TV program offers the winner 1million NT dollar ...

Taiwanese Shop Online for Moose Fashion

(Sep 29, 2007) Abercrombie Fitch was founded in 1874. The moose is the logo of Abercrombie Fitch which is an American clothing brand. In casual ...

Playing God in the City of Angels

(Sep 29, 2007) "Spore" is currently one of the most awaited game to hit the shelves early next year. The game is created by the po...

Wii together in Taipei

(Sep 29, 2007) Wii, a video game console by Nintendo, was launched only in Japan, North America and South American in Sept. 2006. It still isn...

The Moon Festival? or, The Barbecue Festival?!, Taiwan

(Sep 29, 2007) The Moon Festival or the Mid-Autumn Festival (on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month), is one of the most traditional Chinese holi...

Crocodiles on roads, Taipei

(Sep 29, 2007) The new style flip flops has not only swept over Malaysia, but also in Taipei. it’s like an infectious disease which has spr...

Planet Patrice and The usual cyber-space networking junk, Bkk

(Sep 27, 2007) Apparently a whopping 80% of us in Bangkok are a member of either myspace, hi5, facebook or another online community...

Cowabunga: Taiwan's surfers chase the waves

(Sep 26, 2007) To hold your surfing board in your arms and run on a sandy beach into the ocean after being drenched with spray from the shallows...

Taipei 101 Proposes for you

(Sep 26, 2007) Taipei 101 is the highest building in the world since 2003. The main tower features a series of eight segments of eight floors eac...

Lowrider in Taipei

(Sep 26, 2007) “Hip Pop” music, clothes and the style is very popular with young people in Taiwan. And now, there is a bike for them ...

Charmed in Jakarta

(Sep 24, 2007)   After the loop earing and 'stringy things' craze, it seems like light years ago when minimalism was the rule of a...

Brrrrrr… it's cold! Jakarta's Cardigans

(Sep 24, 2007) Jakarta's never been a cold city but that doesn’t stop the young from wearing their cardigan this summer.From the slopp...

Singapore's Hansel label is HOT!

(Sep 23, 2007) My friend Jo Soh, designer of understated minimalist label, Hansel (which I really adore) beat me to win the Women's Weekly Gr...

Nu-rave does Singapore

(Sep 23, 2007) Music and fashion have always been co-dependant. In Singapore, what's hot right now is 'Nu-Rave', a term thought up a...