The Siraya’s Fight for Recognition in Taiwan
The Siraya has yet to be officially recognized by Taiwan’s government as an Indigenous group, excluding them from access to social benefits including scholarship and subsidy for healthcare.
“We Are Not Puppies, We Are Who We Are:” A Voice From the Indigenous Taiwanese Diaspora
“People would only know that you are good at singing and dancing as an Indigenous person, and they are barely interested in who you really are.”
Siri Is Learning Taiwanese
Apple is hiring an engineer to program Siri to “speak” Taiwanese.
In Taiwan, Tattoos Act as Statements Smashing Age-Old Cultural Stereotypes
We spoke with three proudly tattooed women in Taiwan. One would gladly show off her tattoos in public – while hiding them from her parents for seven years.
OPINION: In Kaohsiung, There Are Limits to the Multilingual Love
The axes are out for a politician advocating for languages other than English and Chinese to be kept out of the classroom.
Five More Taiwanese Deported to China Despite Kenyan Court Decision
'We regret that Kenyan authorities bowed to pressure from China to forcefully deport five suspects to China.'
Are The Taiwanese The Worst Drinkers?
Research conducted by the medical school at Stanford University points out nearly half of the Taiwanese people have an ALDH2 deficiency, which rates highest in the world. This means they aren't able to metabolize pure alcohol (acetaldehyde) properly.