Category Archives: Photo Competition

Tea Leaves of Taipei: APEC Entry #3

Location: Pinglin, New Taipei City, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei (Member Economy of APEC). Tea is fundamental to many APEC countries, where it is grown, harvested, and savored. In a modern world, tea somehow is a rich connection to the history and traditions of the past. But the future of tea culture is essential to sustainable agriculture. Its farmers are… Read More »

Reach for the Skies via Route 66: APEC Entry #2

Location: Taken at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, Japan. This photograph tells the story of connections via the airport. Passengers from all over Asia region enjoy trips to Hokkaido, Japan on affordable airlines. Riding down the escalator of regional integration, they are invited to take Route 66, a fabled route integral to the development and prosperity of the Western… Read More »

Two Girls’ Digital Futures: APEC Entry #1

  Location: Taipei City, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei (Member Economy of APEC) Two unknown girls sit resting in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, after elementary school. One pulls out her tablet and starts quietly working on her own. Whether she is studying, creating or playing an educational game is unclear. She’s busy, however. Clearly, the future of all APEC economies is… Read More »