Kaohsiung Builds but People May Need a Nudge Before They Come

Eryk Smith

Kaohsiung is constructing monuments to progress, but basic quality-of-life improvements are needed to make the city truly livable.


A Landline Poll Will Determine the Future of Kaohsiung

Eryk Smith

The DPP's quirky nomination process will all but secure the seat of the next mayor of Kaoshiung.


Kaohsiung Fights to Reclaim Polluted Ground

Kaohsiung will struggle to get its oil-soaked soil back to baseline.


OPINION: Should Kaohsiung Spend US$100M Repairing Rural Roads?

Eryk Smith

One of Southern Taiwan's main tourist attractions is languishing for a lack of infrastructure funds.


OPINION: Time for Kaohsiung to Wage War against Pollution

Eryk Smith

Taiwan's southern city needs to change it's culture of helplessness.


Q&A: ArtLord’s Mike Yang on VR Gaming, Deep Terror and Turning Taiwan's South Digital

David Green

Can animation, virtual reality, and digital content replace heavy industry and manufacturing in Taiwan's south?


Taiwan's Municipalities Under Pressure to Resolve Land Disputes

ZiQing Low

Residents in Kaohsiung and Tainan are accusing their municipal governments of not respecting them as land disputes heat up.


Earthquake Strikes Southern Taiwan Leaving Dozens Trapped

Olivia Yang

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan early morning February 6, demolishing buildings in Tainan City and trapping dozens in the rubble.


Five Cities in Taiwan Fight for Taiwan's Identity in International Organization


The mayor of Kaohsiung, along with Taichung, Tainan and Taipei, signed the letter of protest to the secretary general of ICLEI. As mentioned in the letter, Kaohsiung and the other four cities work hard to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and have made good achievements. There is no reason for the cities to accept the mistake made by ICLEI, which may disrupt the friendship between both sides.

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