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2017/06/30 | Michael Beltran

FEATURE: A Sound to Strike With: Political Music Growing in the Philippines

'This music, for all intents and purposes, can never be confined to itself. It, alongside the creators, needs to be projected outward and engaged in serving the oppressed.'

2017/06/26 | Chen Changye

How Shanghai Can Become a Movie-making Powerhouse Once Again

A dearth of talent once cast the city into the filmmaking wilderness, but recently, the sprouts of renewed growth have appeared.

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.

2017/06/25 | Ketagalan Media

Taiwanese Music on the World Stage: Mia Yen and Taiwanese Waves

'I have always believed in the power of music. Music crosses boundaries, even cultural and personal boundaries. I want to prove to the world that Taiwan produces some of the world’s most outstanding musicians and bands.'

2017/06/25 | Andrew Alan Johnson

FILM REVIEW: 'By The Time It Gets Dark'

Dao Khanong/ดาวคะนอง (By the Time It Gets Dark). Electric Eel Films, 2016. Directed by Anocha Suwichakornpong. In Thai. 105 minutes.

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.

2017/06/24 | Cristina Nualart

Pioneering Queer Artists Opening Vietnam to Gay Culture

Truong Tan’s breakout work might not have changed laws directly, but they certainly played a part in encouraging other artists to attempt resistance and overcome self-censorship.

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!

2017/06/21 | ZiQing Low

Street Performers Juggle Regulations in Taiwan

The patronizing behavior of an adjudicator at Taipei’s street performer examination puts the spotlight on the grueling examination process and confusing regulations for busking in Taiwan.

2017/06/20 | Matt Taylor

How Beautiful It Will Be: How Campus Folk Changed Taiwan

Campus folk continues to influence Taiwanese contemporary society through nostalgia. One of the key elements of campus folk songs which gave it a unique element in comparison to other Chinese pop music was its simplicity and purity.

2017/06/20 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: Taiwanese Designers on 'Sustainable Fashion'

Two young Taiwanese fashion designers share their experience in doing sustainable fashion.

2017/06/18 | Lu Yunwen and Wang Lianzhang

Aspiring Architect Minecrafts Virtual Forbidden City

Guangzhou native hopes his two-year labor of love will nurture interest in traditional Chinese architecture.

2017/06/16 | Wayne Pajunen

Road Rage: Without Law Enforcement Taiwan’s Jekylls Become Hydes

Taiwan’s motorists wait at the intersection of civility and chaos for effective law enforcement to change from red to green.

2017/06/09 | Saigoneer

Indonesia's 'Islamic Punk' Movement Marries Religious Faith with Musical Rebellion

'Islamic punk' is still embracing rebellion and anti-establishment ideology like the original British punk rockers, but they celebrate Islamic values, sing about freedom for Palestine and condemn mistreatment of Muslims in the Middle East.

2017/06/08 | Central News Agency

Taiwan's Indigenous People Win Back Hunting Rights

In a win for Taiwan's indigenous people, wild animals may be caught as food for the hunters and their families or for sharing with others.

2017/06/04 | Cinema Escapist

Joshua Wong on Documentary "Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower"

Cinema Escapist caught up with Wong to get his thoughts on the recent documentary and its broader socio-political context.

2017/06/04 | Henry Ace Knight

The Virtuoso Bringing Silk Road Music to a National Audience

Master musician Wu Man has been touring China with a group of collaborators from cultures connected to the ancient trade route.