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We are thrilled to see the stories of the remarkable Asian women of our time. We share inspiring interviews and personal profiles, one at a time. Because we are this Asian woman, here, today. Now.

A lovely workshop in Hong Kong

April Magazine’s Lovely Workshop in Hong Kong

April Magazine Team in Hong Kong About a decade ago, working in a cosmopolitan media setup would mean landing a 9 to 5 job at an established publication that would send you to travel the world and meet corporate people...

Filipino mothers share their kitchen secrets

The smell of kare-kare coming from the kitchen. The warm champorado kisses you get before you are dropped off at school. The adobo-filled embraces that welcome you home. All of these precious moments happened because of...

Amuro Namie: The Eternal Queen of J-Pop

I first visited Tokyo in 1997 and stayed at the home of a Japanese family. There was a girl a couple of years older than me, but we didn’t talk much during my week there. We were in that teenage stage of awkward self...

Vegan Filipinas Share Their Food Stories

Apart from picturesque beaches and mouthwatering food served on banana leaves, the Philippines has a variety of subcultures, lifestyle choices, and innovative career opportunities. Our generation has done its part in...