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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.
2018/04/09 | Michael Beltran
OPINION: Duterte Bets on Chinese Corporates over Locals with Boracay Shutdown
President Duterte's order to close Boracay rides roughshod over local business and indigenous rights.
2018/04/06 | Siok Hui Leong
TAIPEI: Riding Toward a More Liveable City
In 2016, Taipei hosted the world’s premier cycling conference and plugged bike-commuting as a green transportation option. Two years on, is Taipei any closer to emulating cycling capitals around the world?
2018/04/03 | TIME
FEATURE: China's Bicycle Apocalypse Is Here
China's failed bike sharing programs have left a wave of rusted steel across the country.
2018/04/01 | Atlas Obscura
China's Water Wars: Debate Rages over Right Temperature to Drink Water
Nowhere else in the world is the temperature water should be consumed as hotly debated as in China.
2018/03/24 | Olivia Contini
Hong Kong Food: An Origin Story
From 1950s diners to mystery street side marinades, Hong Kong food is a melting pot of international influences.
2018/03/19 | Mike Lee
OPINION: Despite a Shady Record, Hong Kong's Business 'Superman' Retires to Adulation
A reflection on the less outstanding elements of Li Ka-shing's track record as the Hong Kong business magnate retires.
2018/03/16 | David Green
All Taipei's Michelin Restaurants in One Place
A handy guide to all the Michelin rated dining establishments in Taipei.
2018/03/14 | Olivia Contini
Tasting Yunnan: Bai Minority and other Delights in Dali and Lijiang
The diversity of Yunnan's cuisine is matched only by the kindness of its people.
2018/03/12 | Nick Aspinwall
Dancing to Break the Chain: Taiwan’s Foreign Caregivers Protest Sexual Abuse, Labor Standards
Migrant domestic workers gathered in Taipei Main Station on Sunday afternoon to fight for recognition under the Labor Standards Act, the abolition of the brokerage system, and an end to sexual harassment
2018/03/09 | Darice D. Chang
Marchers Brave Icy Taipei Rain to Celebrate Women and Diversity
A solid crowd featuring prominent civil activists, politicians, and community leaders turned out for the second Women’s March Taiwan despite nasty weekday weather. 
2018/03/08 | Vanessa Wang
OPINION: Why I'm Marching for Women in Taiwan
'A woman is not defined by society, a woman is as equal as any other gender, and that’s what it’s all about.'
2018/03/05 | Rosemary Chen
FEATURE: Is Taiwan Ready for an Automated Future? (Part 1)
As Taiwan's economy races to embrace AI and automation, some question whether the government is doing enough to prepare the workforce for the future.
2018/03/03 | Olivia Contini
Tasting Tradition on the Streets of Guangzhou
Diving into the back streets of Guangzhou yields some delightfully delicious surprises.