Going Beyond Borders with Daniel Henney

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Hi TaiwaneseAmerican.org! Erica, here. As part of our ongoing Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in Entertainment series, I recently talked to actor and model Daniel Henney about his new show, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. Daniel has appeared in everything from X-Men Origins: Wolverine, to classic k-dramas like My Lovely Sam Soon, and even graced the cover of GQ Taiwan! Check out my Q&A with him below! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ijz0trUj8Kk[/embed] EL: Hi Daniel!…

Hanging with Albert Tsai and the Cast of Dr. Ken!

TaiwaneseAmerican.org has always been proud to support and represent not only the Taiwanese community, but also the greater Asian American community. With the groundbreaking success of last season’s Fresh Off the Boat, we’re particularly excited for Dr. Ken, a new family sitcom based on the real life of physician-turned-actor Ken Jeong. Recently, I had the privilege of being invited along with fellow bloggers and writers to meet with the cast of Dr. Ken during rehearsals at Sony Pictures…

[UPDATED] Taiwan’s Sunflower Student Movement

As the events of the Sunflower Student Movement unfold in Taiwan, we've compiled what we hope to be a comprehensive resource of up-to-date articles, analysis, live feeds, social media, and photos and footage of the protests. We know there are numerous other sources out there, so feel free to send us whatever you may find. Please continue checking back as the events of the movement unfold and as this list is continuously updated! LAST UPDATED: 4/9/2014 11:18AM PST THE SITUATION: GENERAL OVERVIEW Democracy…

Mr. & Ms. Formosa Culture Pageant Presented by UCSD TASA

Date: May 5th, 2012 Time: 6PM - 10PM Location: UCSD Price Center Ballroom East Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/247807941976135/ Email contact: [email protected] TASA at UCSD wishes to spread awareness of beautiful Formosa by presenting our second annual Mr. and Ms. Formosa Culture Pageant. The pageant will select talented young men and women to compete for the crown of Mr. & Ms. Formosa. The winners will be determined based on talent, intelligence, and their…

Instant Noodles Crew on ABDC Season 6!

Taiwanese American guys who can dance?! Uh, yes please. Congratulations to b-boy group, Instant Noodles Crew for making it to Season 6 of America's Best Dance Crew on MTV! Representing both Taiwan and southern California, these guys are truly talented and inspirational, and we're excited to see them go far on the show. Here are some videos from the crew for your viewing pleasure: Can't help but feel a little smitten by their sweet moves and quirky charm? All the more reason to watch…

TACL Political Internships in Top Governmental Offices

Spend your summer as an intern with a premier Internship Program. Internships for college students in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington DC Legislative Offices! This 9-week internship program includes leadership, identity development, and a 3-day California State Capitol advocacy trip. A stipend will be awarded upon successful completion of the internship. Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL) sponsors several internships at various offices of elected officials at federal, state,…

Following Wong Fu to Places They’ve Gone

*Erica, our PR Director, caught up with Philip Wang from Wong Fu Productions to discuss his recent short film shot in Taiwan. We're very grateful to Phil for taking time out of his busy schedule to talk with us! Read on to learn more!* As many of you may already know, Philip Wang from Wong Fu Productions recently released a short film called “The Places We Should Have Gone.” Wong Fu has come a long way since we first interviewed them back in 2008! I think Ho Chie Tsai was right back then…

Reflecting on the Taiwanese American Citizens League’s 25 Year History and Legacy

by Erica Ling On a recent summer’s night, over 300 members of the Taiwanese community gathered to celebrate the 25th birthday of the Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL). At the request of Ben Ling (TACL National President), who had been working tirelessly in directing the entire event, several mentors, interns, and board members arrived early to help set up. As we walked through the doors of Café Pinot, it was clear that the hustle and bustle of preparation was well underway (and…