Why does South Korea have the biggest beauty industry (cosmetics, fashion, cosmetic surgery, etc.) in all of Asia?

It’s a good question. I think – and this is my theory – the more diverse a country is, the more lax the beauty standards are. Why? Because when you have a diverse population, you cannot really enforce any beauty standards as everyone is so different. Like in the USA, there’s so many different races […]

Why do some overseas Chinese really dislike the mainland Chinese?

A bunch of reasons. Me and my parents left mainland China 20 years ago to immigrate to Canada. My younger brother was born in Canada. So we are Western-educated. However, I wouldn’t say I’m “brainwashed” by Western media as Chinese people would say. I’ve visited China on several occasions, and have mainland Chinese friends. Here’s […]

Why are the Western, Korean and Japanese culture so popular but not the Chinese culture?

The CCP is more concerned with expanding their economic progress than nurturing their entertainment industry for soft power. Western culture – Hollywood Korean culture – Kpop Japanese culture – anime Chinese culture- Wuxia Ok, so Wuxia isn’t exactly something… that’s widely promoted to foreigners or anything. It also lacks the modern day cultural elements because […]