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2018/06/08 | Greg Brost

Taiwan Rescue Dog Spreads Love Around the World

A rescued puppy captures a visiting couple's love for Taiwan.

2018/06/08 | Ralph Jennings

Stray Dogs Hound Taiwan after Euthanasia Ban Takes Effect

Well intentioned legislation is leading to an increase in stray and abandoned dogs.

2018/06/07 | China Labour Bulletin

Wage Cuts Drive China's Online Food Delivery Workers to Strike

Workers around China are protesting against wages cuts and poor working conditions amid cut-throat competition in the online food delivery market.

2018/06/06 | Eryk Smith

Kaohsiung's Light Rail: The Little Engine That Couldn’t?

Kaohsiung’s high-tech light rail has been hit by low ridership and NIMBY protests.

2018/05/25 | Global Voices

Japan's Hot Springs Open Up to LGBT Community

A pioneering project is bringing a community together to make the hot spring experience pleasurable for everyone.

2018/05/20 | James Grant

OPINION: For All Its Wonders, Why Is Taiwan Still So Obscure?

A personal narrative of how one expat learned to love the sweet potato-shaped island.

2018/05/16 | Maureen Welscher

Rianne's Story: Finding Unconditional Love

Rianne, 20, first traveled from the Netherlands to Taiwan to meet her biological family face-to-face in 2016. She had already established Facebook contact for a couple of years, leading to a feeling of genuine kinship.

2018/05/16 | Maureen Welscher

Emma's Story: Surprising Encounters, Painful Departures

Emma, 27, now sees Taiwan as her second home. At the age of 20 she visited for the first time and since then she has returned every year.

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.

2018/05/04 | Nick Aspinwall

Taiwan Protests Ignite Calls for Centralized Labor, Fire Safety Regulations

In the aftermath of Saturday’s Chin Poon fire, workers’ rights and firefighter’s groups are demanding a streamlined approach to safety at industrial sites – and are calling on Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor to step up.

2018/05/04 | Atlas Obscura

Inside Indonesia's Visionary Chicken Church

A peek inside Java's Gereja Ayam, a devoted man's enduring contribution to folk architecture.

2018/04/30 | Olivia Contini

Breakfasting in the Past at Taipei's Cisheng Temple

Some of Taipei's more esoteric food traditions are quickly disappearing, but the temple and surrounds offer an unmissable opportunity to slurp braised intestines and other old school treats.

2018/04/27 | Nick Aspinwall

Taiwan Labor Ministry's Brokerage Evaluation Sparks Concern

The labor agency's yearly assessment of migrant worker broker firms is underway, but a recent protest has renewed sentiments that the brokerage system is unethical by design.

2018/04/20 | Olivia Contini

Guangzhou's 'Food Bus' Offers Travelers a Taste of Town

Fifteen famous restaurants in China's southern city are connected by a new bus route.