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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.
Korea's First Black Model is Facing Widespread Racism
Some mixed-race children in South Korea are bullied at school and constantly taunted as 'tuigi,' a derogatory term that literally means cross-bred animals.
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.'
2017/05/23 | Kuan Chen
WeChat 'Red Envelopes' Scandalize a Student Election in Sydney
Worlds collide: A university election in Australia was marred by allegations of bribery involving a Chinese student and a popular WeChat feature.
2017/05/19 | Shannon Lin
Blending In or Standing Out: Immigration and the ‘Cultural Quality’ Problem in Taiwan
Are the dazzling traditional gowns and tours in native languages just a weak attempt to distract Taiwan’s newest arrivals from institutionalized discrimination?
2017/05/11 | James Baron
In the Shade: Exploring Taipei's 'Little Indonesia'
Check out the mouth-watering offerings and curious bicultural idiosyncrasies in Taipei's little slice of Jakarta.
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.'
2017/05/01 | Edward Columbia
Carrying the Torch: Clashing Horns at a Grasslands Festival in Sichuan
[Nonfiction] For China's Yi communities, largely concentrated in the southwestern provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan, the Torch Festival is among the biggest events of the year.
2017/04/25 | TNL 編輯
Six Unique Libraries Worth Visiting in Taipei
Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for Taipei’s best places to soak in the charm of libraries.
2017/04/21 | James Baron
From Caracas to Taipei: The Strange World of Ignacio Huang
The life of the Taiwan-born Argentine actor spans across continents and cultures.
2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low
Is Eating Dog Meat Really on the Way Out in Asia?
Taiwan's dog meat ban has been welcomed but China’s largest 'dog meat festival' is set to enter its eighth year, and Indonesia sees an increase in dog meat consumption.
2017/04/05 | Beyonder Times
Cross-Cultural Ambassador: Swaziland Sisters’ Fashion Dream
When African culture meets Austronesian culture in fashion, what kind of sparks will you expect? LIHIYA might give you some clues.