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2017/02/28 | Stephen Grenville

Why Everyone is Talking about Universal Basic Incomes

While Bill Gates’ suggestion of taxing robots to put human workers on a more even competitive footing with the robots deserves serious consideration, the time when governments will pay everyone a living wage seems a long way off.

2017/02/28 | James Baron

Ghosts of the Stronato: Asunción's Taiwanese Expats a Dying Breed

In 1986 the Taiwan leader was granted his own effigy in Paraguay's capital. But what of Taiwan's expats in Paraguay today?

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan Sets First Creative Content Fest Dedicated to All Modes of Creativity

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic might have paralyzed global travel but that has not stopped Taiwan from flexing its muscles and putting its film and entertainment content on the world stage.

2017/02/28 | TNL Staff

Pizza Hut and Politics Detract from Somber Day in Taiwan

For many in Taiwan, February 28 is a day to reflect on the country’s brutal history, but the somber occasion has been marred by distractions this year.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

TAICCA Initiatives Help Taiwanese Content Ride Cultural Wave to Global Distribution

In July, TAICCA initiated the First Mile program, linking publishers, scriptwriters, and investors for the Print-to-Screen Adaptation Content Development Plan to boost TV and film production in Taiwan. The program extends to the 2020 Taiwan Creative Content Fest.

2017/02/28 | Outreach for Taiwan

Walking Through the 228 Incident: 10 Facts About 228

Though many have heard of the bloody incident in recent years, it remains controversial. Here are 10 facts you should know about 228.

2017/02/27 | Sarah Karacs

Can Cantopop Make a Comeback?

'Cantopop culture is a very important part of Hong Kong identity. Over the past few years the so-called 'local conscious' has risen, but Cantopop has been in decline.'

2018/10/05 | SME.Sandbox

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Board of Science and Technology Promote Innovation Sandbox Together to Demonstrate Government Support for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; MOEA Hosts “2018 Innovat

Directed by the Office of Science & Technology, Executive Yuan and hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the 2018 Innovation Sandbox Exchange Forum was hosted at NEO Studio, Taipei on October 3rd. Audrey Tang, Minister without Portfolio of the Executive Yuan, Zse-hong Tsai, Executive Secretary of the Office of Science & Technology, and Wellington L. Koo, Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission were all invited to attend. The Forum hopes to make innovation sandbox an important mechanism amid a comprehensive innovation entrepreneurship environment, as well as a driving force for innovation development in Taiwan.

2017/02/27 | Mong Palatino

Why Singapore Changed the Name of the New World War II Exhibition

Many felt the name was an insult to thousands who suffered during the Japanese occupation.

2017/02/27 | Raina Paul

Male Reluctance sees India’s Contraceptive Use Fall, Abortions Surge

As many as 2,500 abortions were carried out in India every day in 2016, doubling from eight years ago.

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...

2017/02/27 | Chublic Opinion

China and the Atheist Manifesto

A recent revision of a low-level administrative regulation aiming at maintaining social order stirred up a great controversy online in China.

2017/02/27 | Adam Cathcart

Targeting Northeastern Tigers: The Anti-Corruption Campaign in China's Rust Belt

Xi’s anti-corruption campaign needs to be about more than managing elite politics and be balanced against China’s international relations and local tensions.

2017/02/27 | Andrew Reid

BOOK REVIEW: The Populist Radical Right: A Reader

The book brings together seminal social science scholarship on the radical or extreme right in Western democracies produced between the early 1990s to the present day. The volume will leave readers better informed but far from optimistic about the challenges posed by the populist radical right today, finds Andrew Reid.

2017/02/24 | Sarah Laskow

In 1914, Feminists Fought for the Right to Forget Childbirth

“It was an attempt to gain control over the birthing process,” wrote Leavitt, the historian. “Because many of the twilight sleep leaders were active feminists, they spoke in the idiom of the women’s movement.”

2017/02/24 | The Japan Times

Problems with Retired Japanese Officials Seeking Jobs

Japan faces problems with government officials seeking to secure post-retirement job opportunities with businesses and organizations that want to build and maintain connections with the bureaucracy that oversees their industries.

2017/02/24 | Thomas DuBois

What’s Behind China's Rapprochement with the Vatican?

China has struggled to find a solution to the religious resurgence that has been growing since the 1990s.

2017/02/23 | The Japan Times

Discussions on Japan's Imperial Abdication

The public should have a say in the discussion on Imperial abdication.

2017/02/23 | Stellina Chen and ZiQing Low

CARTOON: 70th Anniversary of the 228 Incident and China's Commemoration

China’s Taiwan Affairs Office has said it would commemorate the incident this year, claiming the 228 Incident was part of the 'Chinese people’s fight for liberation,' and accusing Taiwanese independence groups of manipulating the incident to 'tear apart Taiwanese society.'

2017/02/23 | Kathy Cheng

SURVEY: Does The Taiwanese Boomerang Exist?

Here are the results of a short survey on how overseas Taiwanese feel about moving back to Taiwan.