China Seen Tightening Grip on Macao

Voice of America

Macao has been paired with neighboring Guangdong in a special economic zone, with special tax and other policies aimed at diversifying Macao’s economy away from gambling.

A Taiwan Witch Burning

A Taiwan Witch Burning

Edward White

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?


Trouble for Taiwan’s Paradise

Matthew Fulco

With casino gaming off the table, the economy of the idyllic offshore islands of Penghu is more dependent than ever on shaky seasonal tourism.


When Bowling Was a Sport Reserved for Royalty

Lauren Young

King Henry VIII of England in the 1500s famously banned commoners from participating in bowling.


Chinese Unsatisfied with Baidu’s Response to Illegal Gambling Ads

Hsu Chia-yu

China’s leading search engine Baidu is under investigation for the late-night promotion of illegal online gambling.

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