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2018/09/20 | Eryk Smith

OPINION: In Kaohsiung, There Are Limits to the Multilingual Love

The axes are out for a politician advocating for languages other than English and Chinese to be kept out of the classroom.

2017/05/12 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: U-GYM, The Portable Deep Massager from Taiwan

Lack of restoration and maintenance after working out can lead to serious injuries, and Taiwan startup U-GYM is aiming to help in maintaining daily health care.

2018/11/17 | Saigoneer

Meet Taiwan's Grandpa Pokémon

An enterprising Taiwanese grandpa almost certainly has considerably more rare Pokémon than you.

2019/07/17 | Olivia Han

Will We See More Taiwanese Faces in K-Pop?

What's more attractive to young Taiwanese music talents - South Korea or Taiwan?

2019/11/06 | Pingtung County Government

12 Stunning Hiking Trails in Pingtung, Southern Taiwan

Pingtung offers some of the most secluded and unexplored hiking trails in Taiwan. How many of them have you been to?

2019/08/22 | Taiwan Scene

Here's Your Chance to Stay Overnight at Taiwan's Presidential Office Building

If you plan on visiting Taipei soon, you can now apply to stay in the Presidential Office Building. Application deadline is on August 31.

2017/01/17 | Mark Caltonhill

The Hunt for Chou Doufu and other Taiwanese Food in London

After spending two decades in Taiwan, three years ago TOPICS contributor Mark Caltonhill returned to live in the UK. Within weeks, he was missing “three-cups” slow cooking, kongxin cai (空心菜), and perhaps most of all, stinky tofu (臭豆腐). Here is his report.

2019/12/11 | Pingtung County Government

Slow Travel: 7 Laidback Coffee Shops in Pingtung

The very first coffee tree was planted in Pingtung during the Japanese colonial era. Today, you can enjoy a nice cup of coffee while relaxing in a historical building in Pingtung.

2018/09/10 |

EXPERIENCE: A Vietnam Mother Shares 21 Years in Taiwan

Ten years after arriving in Taiwan, Tsai Ting-jung lost her husband to illness just as her son was born. Looking back, she shares a winding tale of pain and blessing.

2019/11/26 | New Bloom

REVIEW: Interminable Prescriptions for the Plague

HIV/AIDS has been treated like the plague, a punishment sent by god. A group exhibition at Taipei's Museum of Contemporary Art has attempted to provide various "prescriptions" for this epidemic.

2018/11/01 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Taipei Lays Groundwork to Become a Smart, Circular City

Taipei has big plans to bring the circular economy into residents' daily lives.

2019/03/13 | TIME

US Official in Taipei: 'The Chinese Government Is at War With Faith'

US diplomat Sam Brownback has spoken out against religious persecution of Muslims and Christians in China.

2019/12/24 | TAIPEI

Taipei Winter: Warming, Hearty, Comforting Year-End Hot Pot Gatherings

Here are some of the best hot pot places in Taipei for your cozy year-end gatherings.

2020/03/09 | East Asia Forum

Philippines Bans Deployment of Filipino Workers to Kuwait Due to Mistreatment

The Philippine government restricted the amount of overseas Filipino workers in Kuwait after a series of infractions against the bilateral labor agreement.

2018/11/09 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

'Be Patient': A House Hunting Experience in Taiwan

'My advice to buyers is don’t worry so much about the price, just find the house you like,' says a real estate agent in a city with a higher house-price-to-income ratio than London or New York.