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2018/10/25 | Cat Thomas
Out in Taiwan: Standing for Equality with Fashion Photographer Leslie Kee
As Pride approaches, world-famous fashion photographer Leslie Kee is casting Taiwan's LGBT community in its very best light.
2018/12/13 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: China Gets Carried 'Huawei' in Tit-for-Tat Canadian Retaliation
In the words of Bob Dylan, the story of tit-for-tat retaliation 'Couldn't help, but make me feel ashamed to live in a land where justice is a game.'
2018/09/13 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Stretching the Truth
A viral firestorm over a Japanese man's leg movements has engulfed Taiwan.
2018/09/07 | Stuart Heaver
China's One Belt, One Road Is One Dimensional Compared with the Maritime Original
Exploring the breadth and diversity of cultural and economic exchange enabled by the Maritime Silk Road reveals the comparative paucity of its modern-day counterpart.
2018/12/26 | David Green
FILM REVIEW: ‘10 Years Taiwan’ Peers Pessimistically Into an Unsettling Future
Taiwan’s foray into the future-gazing '10-year' franchise is poignant, ponderous and overwhelmingly bleak.
2018/10/27 | David Green
INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Valerie Soe on Life Aboard the Taiwan Love Boat
Filmmaker Valerie Soe shares her experience of tracing Taiwan's history through the eyes of thousands of hormone-heightened college kids.
2018/10/06 | Taiwan Insight
Inside Taiwan's Indie Music Scene: Is It Truly 'Independent'?
Taiwan's indie scene has coalesced with the mainstream, sometimes muddying the distinction between 'indie' and 'independent.'
ART REVIEW: Loaded Guns in 'The Flying Land'
'Vase of an Anti-Aircraft Gun' is Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi’s first large-scale installation in Taiwan. Juxtaposing an ordinary living room with a weapon of war, the work speaks to issues of displacement, curatorial conflict of interest, and power.
2018/08/29 | 鄺健銘
Malaysian Singer's 'Motherland' Comments Stir Chinese Introspection
When Malaysian singer Priscilla Abby referred to China as her 'motherland' on a Chinese TV show, it whipped the overseas Chinese community into a frenzy.
2018/10/27 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Steven Crook & Katy Hui-wen Hung on ‘A Culinary History of Taipei’
Catch up with the authors of a seminal book introducing the surprisingly diverse culinary history of Taipei and Taiwan to a global audience.
2018/12/12 | Kate Nicholson
REVIEW: ‘The Misused’ Highlights Taiwan’s Special Knack for Upcycling
Two young Taiwanese designers plundered hardware stores to create contemporary homewares inspired by the predilection for grass-roots improvisation abundant in rural Taiwan.
2018/10/11 | Taiwan Insight
ANALYSIS: Here's Why the ROC Agrees with the PRC in the South China Sea
The ROC maintains its claims in the South China Sea based on a historical connection to a country it has been separated from since 1949.