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2017/05/31 | Rebecca Catching

Mute Museums: Why China’s Institutions Fail to Connect with Visitors

The country’s exhibition halls burst with world-class artifacts but fail to weave engaging stories around them, leaving visitors confused and alienated.

2017/05/30 | Chen Ronghui

China's No-Name Models Wear 500 Dresses A Day

Showroom models embody fast fashion in China’s crowded wholesale markets.

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.

2017/05/29 | Charukesi Ramadurai

The Uncertain Future of India’s ‘Land of Toys’

Channapatna’s wooden creations are on the brink of fading out in the next couple of decades.

2017/05/28 | Saigoneer

Viet Rap Meets French Hip-Hop

As Vietnam’s underground hip-hop scene begins to emerge into the spotlight, one of its rising stars joins forces with an up-and-coming foreign artist to create a track for worldwide release.

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.

2017/05/28 | TNL 編輯

Six Stationery Brands and Select Shops in Taipei

Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for stationery brands and stores to check out in Taipei.

2017/05/27 | TNL 編輯

Six Makerspaces to Visit in Taipei

Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for makerspaces to check out in Taipei.

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!

2017/05/27 | Saigoneer

A Very Vietnamese Take on Adult Coloring Books

The ambitious project has produced a set of vector files for 250 of the most common patterns from Vietnam’s various imperial eras.

2017/05/26 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Simon Chang, the Only Taiwanese Photographer Documenting Refugees in Slovenia

The world is unfair, but through the lenses of Taiwanese photographer Simon Chang, we are all just human.

2017/05/25 | Chen Xianjiang

Why the Fan Economy Won’t Save China’s Music Industry

To ensure high-quality releases, record companies must focus on selling songs, not people.

2017/05/25 | Shannon Lin

Re-Imagining the Formosan Flag: Taiwan's First Appeal for International Help

'The difference between the two tigers is hidden in their eyes; the obverse side has undilated pupils while the reverse has dilated ones. Researchers believe this contrast is a metaphor for day and night, symbolizing constant vigilance.'

2017/05/25 | Julia Mayer and Cheryl Hoffmann

The Allure of Joget Gamelan

The project draws together the successors of the last royal dancers and musicians of the Terengganu court tradition with local school students residing in Kota Terengganu.

2017/05/23 | FORTUNE

Can China Save Hollywood?

Chinese tastes are changing U.S. films as studios woo audiences abroad.

2017/05/18 | Audrey Jiajia Li

A Few Home Truths Revealed in China's ‘House of Cards’

'With the clear aim of celebrating President Xi Jinping’s campaign to crack down on corrupt tigers and flies', the drama not only marked the end of a 13-year-long ban on the production and broadcast of corruption-themed TV shows, it was also granted unprecedented flexibility by the censors,' wrote Chinese independent filmmaker Audrey Jiajia Li.

2017/05/17 | ZiQing Low

Remembering Green Island’s First Political Prisoners

Today marks 66 years since the first group of political prisoners were taken to Taiwan’s Green Island.

2017/05/17 | Sana Saleem

Washing Machine Ad Making Light of Domestic Violence Causes Outrage in Pakistan

The company has since apologized for the leaked ad admitting that their 'judgment was flawed' and have requested that 'all social media pages remove this ad as it has not been officially released or endorsed by Kenwood.'

2017/05/16 | ZiQing Low

China Issues Banned and Required Terminology for Taiwan, Hong Kong, South China Sea

'Under no condition should “President (or Vice President) of the Republic of China” be used to refer to the leaders of Taiwan, even if it is put in quotation marks.'