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2018/10/03 | Taiwan Insight
Taiwan's Higher Education Threatened by Low Birthrate, 'China Factor'
An Oxford Economics report estimates that Taiwan will have the world's largest talent deficit by 2021.
2019/09/20 | David Evans
Losing Solomon Islands and Kiribati Could Work to Taiwan's Advantage
The Solomon Islands and Kiribati have both switched allegiance from Taiwan to China, but is it really a loss for Taiwan?
2015/09/29 | 楊士範
President Ma Calls for the EU to Start Negotiations Concerning Bilateral Trade Agreements
Ma expressed his hopes that the European Parliament will continue to pass resolutions supporting Taiwan’s participation in global cooperative efforts, such as UNFCCC, ICAO and WHO, as well as international organizations, conventions and mechanisms that respond to the challenges of globalization.
2018/10/26 | Madeleine Work
OPINION: Taipei Should Have a Car Free Day
Taipei and Taiwan's other cities would benefit enormously from a few days break from the tyranny of the gas-guzzling automobile.
2019/05/24 | Cat Thomas
Celebrations and Vows to Fight on As Taiwan Registers First Same-Sex Marriages
Government officials joined in the jubilant First In Asia Wedding Party as Taiwan made history as the first country in Asia to register same-sex marriages.
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.
2019/01/07 | Hilton Yip
OPINION: Xi Jinping's 'Unification' Demand Shows Tsai Was Right All Along
Tsai Ing-wen came under fire for not recognizing the '1992 Consensus,' but Xi's speech last week proved that her strategy was the correct one.
2016/10/17 | Olivia Yang
Anti-Cyberbullying Social Media Platform Takes Off in Asia
A new Finnish social media platform aimed at tackling cyberbullying is seeing fast uptake from the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan.
2017/11/06 | Leora Joy
'XConfessions' Film Review: Let's Talk about Lust 
The popularity of Erika Lust's 'XConfessions' — short erotic films made by a woman for women — at the recent Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taipei shows the time is now to open a conversation about how women engage with pornography.
2018/12/12 | R. Evan Ellis
ANALYSIS: Taiwan's Diplomatic Struggle in Latin America
As the potential of a KMT government in 2020 looms large in the thinking of Latin American governments loyal to Taipei, the US has an important role to play in the continuance of Taiwan's diplomatic presence in the region.
2015/07/24 | Yuan
33 Protestors Break into the Ministry of Education
33 students and civilians protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines climbed over the walls surrounding the Ministry of Education and broke into the building.
2016/09/30 | J. Michael Cole
OP-ED: Is the West Losing the Influence War to China?
Like-minded coalitions of major states are increasingly unable to counter Beijing’s efforts to isolate Taiwan at international institutions.
2016/11/09 | Sam Chang
Did the Wrong Person Win? Trump, Clinton and Fixing Democracy with Negative Voting
In the selection of UN Secretary General, voting against the nominated candidates is accepted option. Why should not ordinary citizens have the same option when selecting our leaders?
2016/07/11 | George Pendle
How Kurobe, Japan Became the Zipper Capital of the World
YKK produces roughly half the world’s supply of zippers — some 7 billion a year. How did a small rural town in Japan come to dominate the market?
2019/09/09 | Andrew Maxey
How Should Taiwan Fix Its Broken Conscription System?
Under China's increasing military threats, Taiwan's current conscription system only requires draftees to serve for 4 months without any substantial training. How would Taiwan respond to conflicts with an undertrained military?
2016/10/03 | Olivia Yang
Filmmaker Ang Lee Wants to Bring Audiences Closer to Reality
The Taiwanese director's latest film 'Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk' will be the first in the world to be screened in a new format using 3D at a resolution of 4,000 pixels and 120 frames-per-second.