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2017/08/31 | Gu Cun

Reviving China’s Love for Its Ancient Buildings

In the early 1930s, Liang Sicheng’s now-legendary survey of a centuries-old temple inspired a generation of his peers.

2017/08/30 | Ma Te

Orthodox Churches, Unorthodox Histories in China’s Far Northeast

In icy Harbin, a smattering of crumbling onion domes unmasks the city’s past life as a melting pot of European, Russian and Chinese culture.

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.

2017/08/30 | Wong Chin Huat

A Roadmap for Breaking Malaysia's 'One Party State'

With the right balance of change and continuity guided principally by a two-stage roadmap, there is hope that PH may just garner enough Malay and non-Malay voters to end UMNO’s corrupt party-state.

2017/08/30 | Phelim Kine

Is Duterte's War on Drugs Migrating to Indonesia?

Indonesia is already wrestling with the toxic legacy of impunity for the mass killings of least 500,000 people in 1965–66, when the government gave free rein to soldiers and local militias to kill anyone they considered a “communist.” Unless Jokowi speaks out forcefully against a Duterte drug war model of crime control, he risks being responsible for a mass killing campaign that could demolish Indonesia’s fragile and hard fought-for rights and freedoms.

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.

2017/08/29 | Saigoneer

Saigon’s Craft Beer Scene Striking Balance Between Foreign Brews and Vietnamese Tastes

Since the city’s first craft beer bar opened two years ago, Saigoneers’ thirst for these new and different local brews has grown exponentially.

2017/08/29 | Chen Na

Beijing's Elderly Lose Homes to Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

Senior citizens are left homeless after mortgaging their family property in exchange for high-interest investment products.

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.

2017/08/28 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Taiwan Shines, Despite Universiade Disruption

The Universiade is a rare chance for Taiwan to shine on the international stage.

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...

2017/08/27 | Sally Tyler

'The King and I' Re-Imagined: Thailand's Dangerous Libel Laws

A U.S. production of The King and I is a reminder of lèse majesté laws in Thailand, and the renewed importance of artistic free expression amid Trump’s call for tightening of libel laws.

2017/08/25 | Edward White

A Taiwan Witch Burning

If it is true, Lin Yu-ru's story may go a long way in explaining how her life deteriorated to the point that she decided to kill her husband. Does it also mean that one of Taiwan’s most infamous serial killers isn’t responsible for the death of her mother and mother-in-law?

2017/08/24 | Saigoneer

Virtual Life Transforming Saigon's Public Spaces

The tension between open spaces and private, walled-off zones is brought to attention as Saigon continues to rapidly grow and develop.

2017/08/23 | Fan Yiying

Wedding Planner Reviving Naxi Traditions in China

The traditional soul-binding ceremony has lost favor among locals, but one company is trying to turn the tide.

2017/08/23 | Roy Ngerng

Tsai’s Government Failing Taiwan’s Workers with Cruel Minimum Wage Increase

Taiwan has been sinking into a state of stagnation for more than a decade, the Tsai government continues to give businesses too much latitude.

2017/08/22 | Tao Anli

A Remote Ethnic Group in China Torn Between Tradition and Modernity

Poverty relief efforts targeting Yunnan’s native Mang population have improved lives but attuned youngsters to their isolated, stifling existence.

2017/08/21 | Liang Chenyu

Remembering Chinese Photographer Ren Hang

The late photographer’s bold and sensual work has left an indelible mark on contemporary Chinese art.

2017/08/21 | Roy Ngerng

Taiwan’s ‘Grim Truth’: Vicious Low Wage, Low Productivity Cycle Crippling Workers and Companies

As Taiwanese businesses are unwilling to increase wages for the want to hold onto their profits, they are also complicit in causing themselves to lose demand, and therefore their business sustainability. The government needs to act.