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For some reasons, Dota did it. It has somehow been able to withstand the test of time and snowball into a bigger influencer in the gaming sector year after year. This peculiar phenomenon can be explained by the way the game was experienced by most Chinese gamers while they were growing up.

Andrew Yang, a Chinese-American tech entrepreneur born to Taiwanese immigrants in New York, is running for President of the United States. As the first round of Democratic Party debates finished last week, Yang, a political outsider, racked up 108,000 new twitter followers, dwarfing second highest gainer and apparent “winner” Kamala Harris, who gained 38,000.

We interviewed some Americans living in Beijing to get their opinion on the current U.S.-China trade war. Living in China gives them a unique perspective on the matter as they have first-hand experience with the political climate in both countries. Their responses varied, but there was common desire to see the dispute be resolved as soon as possible, as everyone acknowledged the economic damaged cause to both sides.

As a reporter, I travel a lot and have known China and Silicon Valley all my life. However, there’s one place that has always intrigued me—India. Following OnePlus’ launch event in Bangalore, India, I finally got a chance to visit this mysterious land of excitement.