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The Asian Mormon Studies Conference held back in March has now posted full videos of each of the presenters. All Videos: http://asianmormonstudies.org/2014/06/23/conference-videos-are-up/ or http://vimeo.com/channels/752125/ Melissa Inouye from Paris Fox on Vimeo. Pierre Vendassi from Paris Fox on Vimeo.

A series of video’s have been added to lds.org with the title “Unto All the World: Travels of the Apostles“. There are a few videos on Asia. Watch below.  

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 will be the Fourteenth Annual Mormon Studies Conference @ Utah Valley University. The conference theme is: Mormonism and the Asian Traditions Speakers will include: Jessie Embry, Reid Neilson, Lanier Britsch and many others. There will also be an interfaith dialog between a Buddhist priest and a member of the LDS Church. I had the opportunity to listen to […]

Here is an article about Elder Holland’s recent visit to Taiwan, Hong Kong and other parts of Asia. https://www.lds.org/church/news/the-church-is-wonderfully-well-in-asia-elder-holland-reports?lang=eng Also a Deseret News Article. Watch the Video.  

This Sunday the 23rd of February there will be a devotional commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Church in Hong Kong, China. Elder Holland will be speaking. It was in July 1949 Elder Matthew Cowley dedicated the land to the preaching of the gospel.  

Here are a few books I would recommend reading if you are interested in LDS Church History in Asia. From the East: The History of the Latter-Day Saints in Asia, 1851-1996 by Lanier Britsch Unto Every Nation – Gospel Light Reaches Every Land by Donald Q. Cannon The Church encounters Asia by Spencer J Palmer Turning […]

H. Grant Heaton

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H. Grant Heaton Passed away this last week. He was the one of the first missionaries to Hong Kong in the early 1950’s and the first Mission President in the Chinese Realm for the Southern Far East Mission. He will be missed by many. http://www.mission.net/taiwan/taipei/news.php?nID=5810 http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/deseretnews/obituary.aspx?n=h-grant-heaton&pid=154748314 Here is a link a Deseret News article for […]

Liahona 05-11 – lds.org Liahona 05-2011 – Taiwan Site Text is not yet available on the new site, but you can watch video or listen to the talks in Mandarin. http://lds.org/general-conference/sessions/2011/04?lang=eng&clang=cmn Should be up soon.

I came across this video series on YouTube. It is a history of Missionaries and the Church in Taiwan. It includes a great interview of Hu Wei-I 胡唯一。

Chinese Media

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I read an interesting article on CNN today. A famous Chinese blogger named Han Han who created magazine and tried to get it published, but had difficulty getting it through the government approval system. Article. The writer mentions two interesting things that may be of interest to those wishing to see the gospel spread throughout […]