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2018/10/20 | TJ Ting

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.

2021/01/27 | TNL Staff

Siri Is Learning Taiwanese

Apple is hiring an engineer to program Siri to “speak” Taiwanese.

2018/09/20 | Eryk Smith

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.

2021/06/18 | Taiwan Insight

“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.”

2015/08/12 | Yang

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.

2016/08/08 | Olivia Yang

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.'