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2017/11/27 | Eryk Smith

OPINION: Hanyu Pinyin Should Not Be Political, Kaohsiung

Eryk Smith rails against the unconventional spellings that plague Taiwan's southern streets.

2017/11/27 | David Frazier

Hong Kong's Clockenflap Is Taking Off

Hong Kong's rock festival scene is catching up with Japan but is becoming predictably commercialized.

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

2017/11/17 | Ming-chun Ku

Behold the Sea Goddess: Matsu Worship, Tourism and Cross-Strait Relations

Long banned, worship of Matsu is making a comeback in China under official auspices.

2017/01/25 | 廣編企劃

Carrefour Brings Back the Good Old Days

Changing an industry is a step-by-step process. First we identify our customers’ problems and then improve on them. We keep improving our service because we really care about our customers’ needs. What we want is to bring back that ‘good old day’ feeling when you shop with your family in our stores.

2017/11/16 | Jane W. Wang

Can We Pull Taiwan Out of Its Identity Crisis?

Taiwan aspires to be the global innovation hub of Asia while driving globally-minded talent away with low salaries and conservative work cultures. How can current globally-minded talent battle disillusionment?

2017/11/13 | David Green

DPP Bows to Big Business as Tsai Fails to Uphold Pledge to Protect Workers

After 2016 changes to the Labor Standards Act drew criticism for inflexibility and high costs, the latest round of changes give too much power back to bosses, leaving shift workers such as nurses and drivers particularly vulnerable.

2016/05/20 | 廣編企劃

Think You Know Chiayi? Check Out These Fun Facts!

How much do you know about Chiayi? Let's get to know Chiayi with the city's historical and geographic background along with some fun facts!

2017/11/13 | Leora Joy

REVIEW: Spectrosynthesis Exhibition: Is this LGBTQ Rainbow Fragmented?

The exhibition in Taipei aimed to improve the condition of human rights in Taiwan and other Asian societies through dialogue about diverse gender issues, but opened questions about equal representation within minority groups.

2017/11/11 | Darice D. Chang

Women in Power: Reflections on Gender Politics From Taipei to Lhasa

Three prominent women speak on the problems faced by women in Tibet's government-in-exile and address the history and progress of gender equality in Taiwan.

2016/05/06 | 廣編企劃

Tired of all the Secret Spots in Taiwan? Come Broaden Your Horizons!

Since the trial operation of the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum began, the daily free admission of 1,000 visitors has increased to 1,750 visitors. The number was even bumped up to 5,000 visitors during spring break...

2017/11/09 | Jeffrey Warner

Fashion as Activism: Fusing Indigenous Textiles with the Modern World

A blend of high fashion and tradition is helping some Taiwan indigenous groups reinvigorate and restore their millennia-old cultural heritage.

2017/11/06 | Leora Joy

'XConfessions' Film Review: Let's Talk about Lust 

The popularity of Erika Lust's 'XConfessions' — short erotic films made by a woman for women — at the recent Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taipei shows the time is now to open a conversation about how women engage with pornography.

2017/11/04 | Louise Watt

VIDEO: Taiwan Celebrates Love of Classic Mini Cars

A grand day out as a Mini owners from around Taiwan descend on Taitung for the day to celebrate their affection for the classic British motor car.

2017/11/01 | David Green

UPDATE: Taiwan Passes Law on Hiring Professional Foreign Talent

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan has passed the Act Governing Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals, but challenges remain in ensuring the spirit of the law is carried through the implementation phase ahead of the law coming into effect in spring 2018.