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2017/01/24 | Chublic Opinion

The River: China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

The River: why Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China can't step into the same river of history.

2017/01/19 | Ariane Anantaputri

Indonesia, We Need to Talk About our Toxic Soap Opera Culture

Verbal and physical abuse in family dynamics, sexism and classism are just a few of the issues deeply rooted in this genre.

2017/01/19 | Hew Wai Weng

Reclaiming Halal and the Commercialization of Islam

Hew Wai Weng takes a look at what constitutes halal in contemporary Malaysia — a certification that today is less about faith and more about the commercialisation of Islam.

2017/01/01 | Mariana Zapata

Happy New Year! You Are Now a Year Older in Korea

In the Korean peninsula, every person turns a year older on the Lunar New Year.

2016/12/29 | Eric Tsai

OPINION: Taiwanese — Ignorantly Progressive?

While Taiwan is spending time and energy on raising awareness of social issues, Taiwanese have been neglecting the importance of cultivating, through education, both local and international cultural sensitivity.

2016/12/27 | Hsu Chia-yu

Nazi Parade School Slammed for Misrepresenting Indigenous Massacre

The students have been slammed for being 'disrespectful' and 'totally ignorant of history.'

2016/12/20 | Haiming Liu

Who Owns Culture? The Case of P.F. Chang’s Chinese Restaurants

'When taken and used as a commodity, food is no longer an inherited culture.'

2016/10/07 | Malaysiakini

Australia's 'Budgie 9' Escape Further Punishment in Malaysia

A Malaysian court has discharged Australia's 'Budgie 9' with a caution.

2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan Tunes Out of TV

Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.

2016/09/19 | Jiayun Feng

OPINION: The Plight of Leftover Women in China

A personal and in-depth review of Leta Hong Fincher’s investigation into the plight of so-called ‘Leftover Women’ in China.

2016/09/07 | Trista di Genova

Pingtung Beckons for Tourism and Fruit

Taiwan’s southernmost county is famous for its beaches and deserves more attention as the country’s 'fruit basket.'

2016/09/02 | Scott Weaver

Dadaocheng: New Life in a Historic District

One of Taipei’s oldest neighborhoods is getting revitalized with the opening of art galleries, cafés, and specialty shops in picturesque surroundings.

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Namewee: Don’t Go After Taiwanese Band

MV controversy: 'If you want to hold someone responsible, then let it be me alone.'

2016/08/09 | Malaysiakini

Malaysian Actor Boycotts Film Festival Over Awards Segregation

A well-known Malaysian actor and filmmaker is protesting racial segregation at a major film awards.

2016/07/14 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwanese Packaging Design Shines at International Design Awards

Innovative and practical Taiwan fish packaging design picks up nine international awards.