One Year On, Hongkongers Changed but Unmoved

Daphne K. Lee

On the one year anniversary of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, the media's rush to pronounce the "end of Hong Kong" doesn't consider the changes the protest has brought about among Hongkongers — or the long term.


On US College Campuses, Student Groups Call for Closure of Beijing-Funded Confucius Institutes

Voice of America

An open letter from two major U.S. college political organizations has called for the closure of Confucius Institutes, citing the threat the institutes pose to academic freedom.


The Women Behind MOWES, Taipei’s Inclusive Community Space

Syrena Lin

MOWES offers fitness, art, and language classes. However, the community space has been struggling with lower attendance rates and postponed grants under Covid-19.


What Does It Mean to Be an Expat, Anyway?

Nicholas Haggerty

Foreigners, expats, immigrants, migrant workers. Will these class labels have the same meaning in the post-pandemic world?


Can Social Distancing Free Us From Networking?

Syrena Lin

As social activities are at an all-time low, are we realizing that social events and networking are overrated and mostly unnecessary?


Muslims in Taiwan Celebrate End of Ramadan Under Major Changes

Ying-yu Alicia Chen

Muslims in Taiwan marked the end of Ramadan on Sunday. Taiwan's Covid-19 response allowed for relatively open celebrations, but social distancing measures and employer restrictions remained obstacles for many.


Will Taiwan Still Be the 'Orphan of Asia' After Covid-19?

Brian Hioe

“As the world burns, Taiwan soldiers on” is our collective experience of the pandemic. Will this make Taiwan even more isolated or connected than before?

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