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Curtis Chin


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Past articles by Curtis:

Asia's year in review: Who had it good — and who had it bad — in 2022

With hopes that Covid is in retreat and that inflation will moderate in the year ahead, we take a last look at who had it good and who had it bad in 2022. → Read More


Opinion: As an American, I want the right to celebrate without fear

My husband, Jeff, and I have been together for nearly three decades. During this time, we've been invited to a lot of weddings. We bring nice gifts! → Read More

The Oscars are more diverse now, but Hollywood still has work to do in stopping Asian hate

Even as the Academy recognises Asians, we must not ignore the fact that, amid coronavirus and a virus of hate, Asian stereotypes remain insidious. A connecting line can be drawn from the images Hollywood has created of Asians as perpetual foreigners to the all-too-real news images of attacks on Asians. → Read More

Covid-19 collateral: foreign students locked out of China deserve compassion and consistency

Beijing’s strict policies, part of its war on Covid-19, have affected thousands of international students hoping study in China. Online learning can never replace the hands-on experience and cultural understanding from studying in another country. → Read More

Asia’s coronavirus year in review: Who had a smashing 2020? Who had a rough ride?

2020 was great for Tsai-Ing Wen and Jacinda Ardern, good for e-commerce, mixed for Xi Jinping and his belt and road ambitions, bad for the WHO but absolutely the pits for Asia’s poor. → Read More

2020 in hindsight: Asia’s bad to good in the year that was

The Asian Development Bank projects COVID-19 could push 160 million more into poverty in Asia. The region’s poverty rate will increase for the first time in 20 years, says the World Bank. → Read More

How to Thrive — Not Just Survive — in the Age of the Coronavirus: Focus On 5 Core Principles

It starts with being kind. → Read More

COVID-19 offers Japan’s firms a chance to shine

Japanese, American, Singaporean and other business leaders, take note. Committing to models of virtuosity, sustainability and the strongest environment, social and governance (ESG) standards when times are good is one thing. → Read More

[OPINION] Enduring principles for Philippine leaders and the media that cover them

The latest press freedom rankings underscore an all-ASEAN challenge → Read More

Wisdom in the age of the coronavirus pandemic

The unfolding pandemic tells us that 20th century lessons that must not be forgotten in Japan and elsewhere. → Read More

Immigration integration: An opportunity to reunite America

With the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary behind us, the election race intensifies and so too perhaps the rhetoric, positive and negative, about immigrants. → Read More

[OPINION] Asia's Winners and Losers in 2019: From K-Pop sensation BTS to the beleaguered people of Hong Kong

So, who was up and who was down in the Indo-Pacific region in 2019? Here’s our assessment. → Read More

Japan take note: Chinese tourism has strings attached

China has a history of 'weaponizing' tourism to punish foreign governments. → Read More

5 Simple Ways — From Asia — to Ensure a Healthier Home

From de-cluttering to appreciating the silence, a healthy environment begins at home. → Read More

Safety first in Asia's busy skies

The deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash this weekend is a painful echo of last October's Lion Air disaster in Indonesia, in which all 189 people → Read More

Asia's biggest winners and losers of 2018

Who was up and who was down in Asia in the year that just ended? → Read More

[ANALYSIS] G20 showdown? U.S. calls out China

The Philippines could also benefit from a trade reset → Read More

[OPINION] Time for crazy rich change

Musing on a blockbuster film amid greater China-Philippine engagement → Read More

Time for a trade reset, but is China listening?

U.S. President Donald Trump's approach to China could result in a much needed new chapter in trade relations with the second largest economy. → Read More

China is stealing American intellectual property. Trump’s tariffs are a chance to stop it

Whatever else one might think of President Donald Trump’s actions, he is confronting China about its unfair trade practices and theft of American intellectual property while others shy away from the truth. → Read More