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2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan Sets First Creative Content Fest Dedicated to All Modes of Creativity

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic might have paralyzed global travel but that has not stopped Taiwan from flexing its muscles and putting its film and entertainment content on the world stage.

2017/03/24 | David Green

From Fiction to Reality: Universal Basic Income Gaining Traction in Asia

The idea is gathering global popularity after a landmark trial in India showed a basic income of as little as US$5 per month had a powerfully positive effect on health, community action and investment decisions in target communities.

2017/03/24 | Olivia Yang

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.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

TAICCA Initiatives Help Taiwanese Content Ride Cultural Wave to Global Distribution

In July, TAICCA initiated the First Mile program, linking publishers, scriptwriters, and investors for the Print-to-Screen Adaptation Content Development Plan to boost TV and film production in Taiwan. The program extends to the 2020 Taiwan Creative Content Fest.

2017/03/23 | James Baron

Airbrushing Taiwan’s History: Can Japanese Colonialism Ever Be Justified?

'Amazingly,' wrote Kaori Shoji, 'Taiwan is the one country where the Japanese imperialists managed to do more good than harm.'

2017/03/23 | Huang Wei

Why China Is Right to Dispense with Its Tea Masters

A poorly policed accreditation system has made the Chinese lose sight of the essence of tea culture.

2016/05/20 | 廣編企劃

Think You Know Chiayi? Check Out These Fun Facts!

How much do you know about Chiayi? Let's get to know Chiayi with the city's historical and geographic background along with some fun facts!

2017/03/21 | Olivia Yang

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.

2017/03/20 | August Rick

Shanghai’s Maturing Art Market Shelters Galleries From the Storm

Amid a global economic downturn, China’s burgeoning contemporary art scene shows confidence in local talent.

2017/03/20 | Matthew Fulco

Trouble for Taiwan’s Paradise

With casino gaming off the table, the economy of the idyllic offshore islands of Penghu is more dependent than ever on shaky seasonal tourism.

2017/03/19 | Cinema Escapist

INTERVIEW: Bridging China and the West Through Documentaries

Zhao Qi is a Chinese producer and director who has helped bring four documentaries to Sundance Film Festival —including 2015's "The Chinese Mayor."

2017/03/18 | Olivia Yang

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.

2017/03/17 | Olivia Yang

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.

2017/03/16 | Jules Quartly

Fake News in China and Taiwan: Pot, Kettle, Black

China and Taiwan offer different models for tackling the worldwide problem of fake news, top-down or bottom-up. Take your pick...

2017/03/13 | Keith Menconi

Brothers Paid to Translate YouTube Silliness for Chinese Speakers

BC and Lowy on bringing English language YouTube silliness to a Chinese speaking audience.

2017/03/12 | Cinema Escapist

Why Anyone Who Cares About Taiwan Should Watch 'A City of Sadness'

'A City of Sadness' is not only one of Taiwan's most renowned films, but also a great way to learn about the island.