Angela Lu Fulton

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

Overseas Missionary Fellowship International

Building on a legacy

Lifestyle | The work of Hudson Taylor has spread over Asia and, 150 years later, turned its recipients into senders
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 5/29/15, 01:00 am

TAIPEI, Taiwan—On a Friday night middle and high-school students filled the wooden pews at Taipei Wesley Methodist Church for a weekend youth missions conference.

Sitting in the darkened hall, they focused on the stage where two Caucasian actors dressed in traditional Chinese garb played the famed missionary James Hudson Taylor and his wife Maria. With a minimalistic backdrop, the actors depicted vital points in the couple’s life in nearly flawless Mandarin—their decision to move to China, doubts and fears as they faced hardships on the field, and Maria’s early death.

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Kachin casualties

Burma | Burma has signed a cease-fire with opposing ethnic groups, but the fighting hasn’t stopped and diplomacy may be failing
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 4/17/15, 01:00 am

With smiles on their faces, representatives of 16 ethnic armed groups in Burma and the government reached across two parallel tables on March 30 to shake hands in agreement of a draft nationwide cease-fire agreement. Top leaders of ethnic armed groups plan to sign the agreement in Naypyitaw in May and end the 65-year armed conflict in Burma, also known as Myanmar.

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Let's talk about race

Race Issues | A discussion among three young WORLD reporters on racial diversity, stereotypes, and reconciliation
by Sophia Lee, Angela Lu Fulton & Daniel James Devine
Posted 3/10/15, 08:21 am

ABC’s new sitcom Fresh Off the Boat, based on chef Eddie Huang’s same-titled memoir, is about 11-year-old Eddie and his Taiwanese-American family trying to adjust to their new life in a homogenous Orlando, Fla., suburban neighborhood (see WORLD Magazine’s review from the March 21 issue). But to many Asian-Americans, the show is more than that—it’s their story, aired on national TV to previously unreached eyes and ears that might have once seen them as foreigners, not fellow Americans.

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