Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Taiwan. Follow Angela on Twitter @angela818.

Shut in and shut out

Japan | Scores of young Japanese have closed themselves off from society, and foreign missionaries may be in the best position to help them
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 10/25/17, 07:23 pm

On the surface, Japan is the miracle of Asia. Recovering from the destruction of World War II, the country rebuilt itself into the third-largest economy in the world, known for its high-quality products and vibrant and influential culture. Bright signs light up the busy city centers, the antiseptically clean subways are always punctual, and the Japanese people politely welcome foreigners.

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Signs from heaven

Lifestyle | Churches for the deaf in China and Taiwan know how to preach the gospel without words
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 7/27/17, 09:51 pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan—In a dark suit and clerical collar, pastor Peter Wu stood at the pulpit and motioned for 50 congregants gathered in a basement sanctuary to join him in prayer. He prayed for wisdom and boldness for anyone returning to their hometowns that weekend to celebrate Tomb Sweeping festival, a Chinese holiday venerating one’s ancestors.

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Asian beachhead

Terrorism | An ISIS battle in the Philippines reflects radical Islam’s growth in Southeast Asia
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 7/05/17, 04:25 pm

Plumes of smoke now regularly rise above the coastal town of Marawi in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao as ISIS-linked gunmen clash with the Philippine army in an attempt to establish a wilayah or province of the Islamic State. For the past month, the sound of machine-gun fire and explosions from Philippine air force bombers rang out in the nearly empty streets, as most of the city’s 200,000 residents have fled.

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