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2018/10/21 | Taiwan Insight
Taiwan Cinema Through the Lens of Wei Te-sheng
A new book charts the blossoming of Taiwan's cinema from the dawn of the democratic era to the present day.
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.
2018/10/07 | Global Voices
INDONESIA: Indie Film Festival Acts as a Lens Into Indigenous Papua
A new indie film festival gives a deeper look into the hardships and triumphs of Papua's indigenous amid ongoing land disputes and conflict with Jakarta.
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.'
2018/10/06 | Atlas Obscura
This Japanese Candy Artist Is Taking Her Sugar Stardom Worldwide
'Candy5,' who practices traditional Japanese amezaiku candy art, has performed at the Epcot Center and art exhibitions around the world.
2018/10/02 | Asia Dialogue
An Ode to Lo Ta-yu, a Taiwanese Cultural Icon & Mandopop Legend
Lo Ta-yu rose to superstardom in the 1980s and continues to influence Mandopop and Taiwanese music to this day.
2018/09/28 | Saigoneer
ILLUSTRATIONS: Tokyo by Night in Watercolors
Polish expat Mateusz Urbanowicz illuminates a side of Tokyo less seen.
2018/09/25 | Jennifer Yang
INTERVIEW: Taiwanese Fashion Designer Sami Chen Charms New York Fashion Week
The concert pianist turned fashion designer introduces us to her new collection, and Miffy the adorable bunny.
2018/09/14 | Global Voices
PHILIPPINES: Celebrating Chabanaco: Asia's Only Spanish Creole
Join the campaign to preserve a unique language of the southern Philippines.
2018/09/13 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Stretching the Truth
A viral firestorm over a Japanese man's leg movements has engulfed Taiwan.
2018/09/10 | MuYi
Taipei Hosts Asia-Pacific Film Festival, Showcasing Asia's Best New Movies
Taiwanese films scooped up two awards, including Best Director, and the event spotlighted Southeast Asian hits like 'Bad Genius' and 'Respeto.'