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2020/04/28 | Nicholas Haggerty

‘A Stormy Petrel’: Hong Kong Governor John Pope Hennessy

P. Kevin MacKeown's biography 'A Stormy Petrel' (City University of Hong Kong, 2020) argues for John Pope Hennessy as a character full of contradictions, bridling against his historical circumstances but never quite transcending them.

2020/02/19 | TNL Feature

Explore Old Taipei With These 10 Hidden Gems in Dadaocheng

Dadaocheng is historic neighborhood that's being revived by a new breed of creatives and trendy shops. Here's our selection of secret hot spots for you.

2018/06/15 | Atlas Obscura

From Nazis to Noodles: How Shanghai Welcomed WWII's Jewish Refugees

Shanghai's Hongkou was one of the few places in the world to throw open its doors to Jews fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany.

2018/06/07 | Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya

The Timor-Leste Tree: How East Timor Nearly Lost Its Illustrious Sandalwood

The fate of the sandalwood tree is inextricably linked to East Timor's turbulent history.

2018/05/25 | The Interpreter

Confronting Coldstore: Why Singapore Must Face Its Past

There is still time for those who took part in epoch-making events in Singapore's history to give their personal testimony.

2017/12/20 | Louis Lo

Nationalist Treasure: Taipei's Streets Contain a Secret Map of China

Taipei's street names are rarely older than 50 years, but their story goes back another century.

2017/08/09 | Shannon Lin

The Last of Taiwan's 'Blind Masseurs'

'Blind massage' was first introduced to Taiwan by the Japanese during the colonial era. More than 100 years later, signs for blind massage parlors remain a common sight in the underground malls and streets of Taiwan but the number of masseurs is declining.

2017/08/02 | Dinah Gardner

BOOK REVIEW: 'Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy to a City'

'Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy for a City' spans five decades, two husbands, a dozen other lovers, a handover to the Motherland, the dementia of the author's mother and the death of her father.

2017/07/15 | Agence France-Presse

Pain Still Runs Deep as Taiwan Marks 30 Years Since Martial Law

Official records state around 140,000 people were tried by military courts with as many as 8,000 executed during the 38-year crackdown. Many believe the actual numbers are higher.

2017/07/07 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

On the Front Lines of Taiwan's History in Kinmen

Once the focal point of hostilities between China and Taiwan, the Kinmen archipelago has evolved into a fascinating tourist destination.

2017/05/25 | Shannon Lin

Re-Imagining the Formosan Flag: Taiwan's First Appeal for International Help

'The difference between the two tigers is hidden in their eyes; the obverse side has undilated pupils while the reverse has dilated ones. Researchers believe this contrast is a metaphor for day and night, symbolizing constant vigilance.'

2017/05/17 | ZiQing Low

Remembering Green Island’s First Political Prisoners

Today marks 66 years since the first group of political prisoners were taken to Taiwan’s Green Island.

2017/05/10 | Jenna Cody

OPINION: Don’t Delete the Generalissimo, Contextualize Him

'His legacy ought to be studied and analyzed, if only to remember the horrors and agonies of the history of this island nation, and to educate ourselves on the importance of avoiding a backslide into totalitarianism.'

2017/05/09 | Adam Hatch

OPINION: Deleting the Generalissimo from Taiwan is the Wrong Move

'Chiang Kai-shek was the greatest single fighter of the CCP, bar none. He also led China through one of the darkest periods of its history, including a brutal war with Japan and two periods of civil war, which wrapped together were a central part of the greatest conflict in human history.'