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2016/09/19 | Jiayun Feng

OPINION: The Plight of Leftover Women in China

A personal and in-depth review of Leta Hong Fincher’s investigation into the plight of so-called ‘Leftover Women’ in China.

2016/09/19 | Darnell Gardner Jr.

Uyghur Rapper Reps China’s West

AThree-Arslan hopes his music can help reshape perceptions of Xinjiang and its people.

2016/09/13 | Chublic Opinion

Sex, Lies and Wang Baoqiang

Inadvertently, by displaying his flawed marriage to millions of viewers, 'dumb root' poses a not so dumb ethical conundrum that proves challenging for a society constantly renegotiating the borderline between private autonomy and the collective purpose as a community.

2016/09/07 | Trista di Genova

Pingtung Beckons for Tourism and Fruit

Taiwan’s southernmost county is famous for its beaches and deserves more attention as the country’s 'fruit basket.'

2016/09/06 | Beyonder Times

New Zealand Brothers’ Passion for Art Connects Taiwan with the World

'Our mission is to build the linkage between Taiwan and the world.'

2016/09/02 | Scott Weaver

Dadaocheng: New Life in a Historic District

One of Taipei’s oldest neighborhoods is getting revitalized with the opening of art galleries, cafés, and specialty shops in picturesque surroundings.

2016/09/01 | Leung Wing-fai

China’s Film Industry: Blocked by its Own Great Wall

Chinese cinema enjoys private capital and state support, but the industry still lacks exportable brand names by way of stars or studios.

2016/09/01 | Edward Friedman

[BOOK REVIEW] Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun

'Understanding relations between these two major economies requires consideration of many centuries of history.' A review of June Teufel Dreyer's 'Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present.'

2016/08/31 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Kindness Saves Swedish Post-Rock Band

Swedish post-rock band pg.lost landed in Taiwan last night, only to find out that some of their equipment had been sent to China.

2016/08/30 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Band in Controversial Music Video Releases Statement

'We thought this was a pretty positive story and I was willing to make the sacrifice.'

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Namewee: Don’t Go After Taiwanese Band

MV controversy: 'If you want to hold someone responsible, then let it be me alone.'

2016/08/17 | Yang Ning

Unknown, Unheard: Where Are All the Chinese Composers?

The Internet age is breaching new frontiers, but Chinese classical musicians are noticeably absent.

2016/08/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwanese Flock to See Controversial Hong Kong Film

Banned in China, the controversial Hong Kong film 'Ten Years' is enjoying good play time in Taiwan.

2016/08/10 | Olivia Yang

New Film Project Sheds Light on Sexual Exploitation of Minors in Taiwan

'I think this subject, the sexual exploitation of minors, is a very difficult one. We wanted to do it in a way that I would want to watch it, even if I don’t understand that world.'

2016/08/09 | Rinse

PHOTO STORY: Chinese Opera Has Changed in Thailand

Fewer and fewer ethnic Chinese are willing to become members of Chinese opera crews in Thailand. How is the traditional art holding up then?

2016/08/08 | Sarah Laskow

Did a Coded Message Lead an American to a Lost Civilization in China?

In 2016, the odds of finding a 'lost' civilization or even a city seem low. And yet...