Singapore

Heritage-Making in Singapore

March 22, 2017 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Memo #397 By: Kelvin E.Y. Low – kelvinlow [at] nus.edu.sg In 2008, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Singapore announced that its conservation program would extend beyond buildings to include other landmarks and structures such as bridges, […]

China

A New Era for Chinese Cartoons (Manhua)?

March 15, 2017 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Memo #396 By: Nick Stember – nick.stember [at] gmail.com Chinese manhua (literally, ‘casual pictures’) remain virtually unknown in Europe and North America, trailing Japanese manga in popularity even within mainland China. Though China has a long history […]