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2019/08/16 | Allen Chen
Weak Military Training Leaves Taiwanese Draftees Unprepared for War
Taiwan’s national defense is in a weak state because of its inefficient military training program for conscripted soldiers.
2018/09/21 | Greg Brost
Taiwan Enters Top 10 in Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index
New analysis shows which countries offer the best value for treatment
2018/11/07 | Guy Redmer
Taiwan's Referendum Act, Explained: What Can We Expect on Nov. 24?
Taiwanese voters will decide on 10 referendum questions on Nov. 24. Here's how it all works.
All Bets Are Off: An Overview of Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Primaries
Besides the DPP and KMT primaries, there is still a lot left at play to determine who the candidates will be in Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election.
2016/11/18 | Melissa Crouch
Blasphemy Charges against Ahok a Triumph for Islamists in Indonesia
'Prosecuting Ahok would fit within a broader trend over the past two decades in Indonesia of charging people who have allegedly blasphemed Islam.'
2019/09/16 | Daphne K. Lee
BREAKING: Solomon Islands Officially Cuts Ties With Taiwan
The Solomon Islands cabinet has voted to cut ties from Taiwan today just hours after Taiwanese government officials arrived at the island.
2018/09/30 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Down and Dirty with Taipei Drag Star Magnolia La Manga
We talk to a Taiwan drag icon about 15 years at the heart of a vibrant scene, LGBT rights, performing with Jolin Tsai, and spreading the word to the next generation.
2019/01/01 | Saigoneer
What We Know So Far About the 152 Missing Vietnamese Tourists in Taiwan
The disappearance of 152 Vietnamese nationals in Taiwan could seriously impact the visa application process for Vietnamese citizens in the future.
2019/03/22 | Ian Milden
China-Somalia Fishing Deal Could Create a Surge in Pirate Attacks
A fishing deal between China and the Somali government could prove disastrous for regional stability.
2018/10/30 | David Evans
OPINION: In Kaohsiung, Politicians Ignore Residents amid Development Frenzy
None of the Kaohsiung mayoral candidates have committed to developing their city for the people.
2018/10/25 | Cat Thomas
Out in Taiwan: Standing for Equality with Fashion Photographer Leslie Kee
As Pride approaches, world-famous fashion photographer Leslie Kee is casting Taiwan's LGBT community in its very best light.
2018/11/25 | Cat Thomas
On the Front Lines of Taiwan's Chaotic Referendums
A chaotic day of referendum voting demands changes to a system that few people managed to grasp.
2019/05/18 | Cat Thomas
The Highs and Lows, Tears and Cheers of the Marriage Equality Rally
On the ground at the Legislative Yuan as Taiwan becomes the first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage.