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2018/06/06 | The Third Pole
BOOK REVIEW: 'Happy Dreams' a China Trashpicker's Gem
The book is not just a literary tour de force, but also an intimate insight into the hopes and despair of migrant workers in China.
2018/05/25 | The Interpreter
Confronting Coldstore: Why Singapore Must Face Its Past
There is still time for those who took part in epoch-making events in Singapore's history to give their personal testimony.
2018/05/24 | Darice D. Chang
'Metal Politics Taiwan': Dual Lenses, Dueling Perspectives
The new film 'Metal Politics Taiwan' follows rocker-turned-politician Freddy Lim's first year in office. It was first shown at this year's Urban Nomad Film Festival.
2018/05/19 | Chris W. Hubbard
8 Reasons Why Brand Communications in Taiwan Turn the World Away
Corporate culture keeps Taiwan's products and services stuck at the back of the global shelf.
2018/05/11 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Captain Democracy Flies to Malaysia's Rescue
Will time and its emissary, Mahathir Mohamad, heal Malaysia's wounds?
2018/05/11 | James Baron
Moroccan Chef Brings Taste of Marrakesh to Taipei
A Moroccan native makes his way in Taipei by making mouths water.
2018/05/11 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Urban Nomad Subverts, Inspires, Strengthens
This year's offerings cover dashcams, porn, punk and violent revolutions.
2018/05/04 | Peter Carey
OPINION: Singapore, Indonesia and the Lessons of History
Singapore can learn from its southern neighbor when it comes to recognizing and accepting its own history.
2018/05/03 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Taiwan Eats Bitterness; Dominican Republic Gobbles RMB
Taiwan has only 19 official friends left as the Dominican Republic gets wooed by Chinese highways.
2018/05/02 | Evan Vitkovski
Taiwan's Historic Hip-hop Kids
A landmark exhibition shows how far Taiwanese hip-hop has come, but the underground still informs where it is heading.
2018/04/23 | Blacksmith Books
BOOK EXCERPT: 'Other Voices, Other Eyes: Expatriate Lives in Hong Kong'
'Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.' — Barbara Haines Howett