PHOTO STORY: The Neon Lights That Once Lit Up Taiwan
Walking down streets in Taiwan, LED lightboxes dominate one’s sight, especially at night. Yet this wasn’t the case until the 1980s. Before that, it was neon lights that drew in customers.
Q&A with Creator of Taipei's First Bilingual 'Design Guidebook'
'Good Eye Taipei' is a collection of 300 locations to visit in Taipei and includes features on Taiwanese society and culture.
INTERVIEW: Facing Past Pain and Empowering Others Through 'Small Talk'
The intention behind making the Teddy Award-winning documentary, 'Small Talk,' was never to enter any film festival, but rather for the director to face the pain of her past and mend her relationship with her mother.
PHOTO STORY: The Iron Tracery Culture of Taiwan
They were once a decoration with more than 100 patterns and could be custom-made. But handmaking a tracery was a time-consuming and labor-intensive process, so factories started using machines for production, making the once intricate embellishments stale and identical.
Novelist Haruki Murakami Under Fire for Nanking Massacre Portrayal
Readers in Japan are saying Murakami is 'fabricating facts to win the Nobel Prize in Literature,” and the Nanking Massacre 'never took place.'
INTERVIEW: Fighting a Country with Words, 4 Years a Chinese Prisoner
'The history of mankind has gone on for thousands of years, and that of the Communist Party only a few decades. Perhaps one day when they collapse, your books will still exist.'
Taiwan Film Industry Concerns Raised amid Berlinale Excitement
While three Taiwanese films are looking forward to the annual international film festival, unresolved problems remain and threaten the local film industry.
PHOTO STORY: 2017 Taipei Game Show Shines in Booming Industry
The Asia-Pacific region is leading the global games market with revenue of US$50.1 billion in 2017, and the eSports economy is expected to earn US$1 billion in 2019.
Why Aren't Social Businesses Booming in Taiwan?
'I’ve seen many Taiwanese social businesses trying very hard and are doing a good job, but the international community doesn’t see their efforts.'
Nigeria Orders Closure of Taiwan Office in Capital
'Taiwan will stop enjoying any privileges because it is not a country that is recognized under international law and under the position we have taken internationally we recognize the people of China,' said Nigeria's foreign minister.
Birthday Celebrations for North Korean Leader Hide Human Rights Violations: HRW
The dictator last year celebrated his birthday by testing what he called 'a devastating hydrogen bomb.' What will happen this year?
Taiwan Media at War over South Korea Comparison
'If this is the level of a newspaper’s editorial team, then it’s enough to make one embarrassed about the quality of Taiwanese media. What right do we have to flatter ourselves to be influential and have ‘international perspectives?' writes South Korea-based Taiwanese journalist Yang Chien-hao.