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2018/09/04 | Matt Dagher Margosian

OPINION: Extending the HSR to Hualien Risks Spoiling East Taiwan

Taiwan retains something truly special on its east coast. It would be a shame to lose it in a rush towards development.

2016/09/19 | Mo Tz-pin

Murder in Chapel Prompts South Korea to Rethink Chinese Tourism

Chinese tourism has been a boon for the South Korean economy, but a rise in violent crime has some worried.

2017/03/23 | James Baron

Airbrushing Taiwan’s History: Can Japanese Colonialism Ever Be Justified?

'Amazingly,' wrote Kaori Shoji, 'Taiwan is the one country where the Japanese imperialists managed to do more good than harm.'

2016/12/20 | Yuk Wah Chan

What Drives Chinese Outbound Tourism?

Chinese outbound tourism highlights some of the peculiar features of China’s development besides growing wealth and the emergence of holiday-making as a cultural trend.

2020/12/09 | Cat Thomas

How Taiwan’s Overseas Tour Leaders Are Weathering Covid-19

Taiwan’s overseas travel industry has all but collapsed during Covid-19. Two tour group leaders discuss how they’ve adjusted.

2019/09/27 | The Interpreter

Australia's and China's Economic Diplomacy in Southeast Asia

Australia's tourism power over Indonesia might have played a role in the Indonesian government's delaying the criminalization of sex outside marriage. But how much is Australian tourism dollar worth nowadays with a rampant increase of Chinese tourists?

2018/10/27 | Saigoneer

VIETNAM: 20,000 Residents to Be Relocated from Hue Imperial City

The relocation, scheduled to begin next year, will be the biggest migration in the history of Hue Imperial City.

2017/10/04 | Fan Yiying

Gay Chinese Embracing Overseas Tours

Companies see market in LGBT travelers who value cultural experiences and exclusive, safe spaces.

2016/09/23 | The Japan Times

OPINION: China's Slowdown Hits Tourist Spending in Japan

Despite a spike in the number of people flocking to Japan, tourist spending is losing steam.

2016/09/08 | J. Michael Cole

Official Blames ‘Rude’ Taiwanese for Drop in Chinese Tourism

‘We need to stop using smearing language about Chinese people, especially on the Internet.’

2017/07/13 | Shannon Lin

FEATURE: Taiwanese Rediscovering their History in the Streets of Taipei

The rise of walking tours: A rejuvenated interest in Taiwan’s past is changing tourism for visitors and locals alike.

2017/10/09 | Qian Zhecheng

China’s Tourism Industry Riding the ‘Silver Wave’

With abundant free time and a lifetime’s worth of savings, senior citizens constitute an increasingly attractive market for travel companies.

2016/09/26 | Denise Hruby and Wang Lianzhang

Tourism Traps Ethnic Minority in Tradition

In Guizhou, historical preservation seals a glass cage around a town’s future.

2016/09/19 | J. Michael Cole

Spurned, Beijing Bypasses Taiwan’s Central Government

Beijing is seeking to undermine the authority of Taiwan’s central government by creating bilateral dependencies and sowing division within society. It has been going on for quite a while.

2017/10/10 | Vicky Wang

Chinese Tourism Needn’t Come at Expense of Local Culture

Foreign destinations can court Chinese visitors without having to sacrifice their native flavor.

2015/08/20 | Kenzo

Taiwan To Extend Limitation on Number of Chinese Tourists

The National Development Council thinks there are ways to strengthen exporting services. Tourism in Taiwan is a part of the service industry; therefore there is still room for improvement and will be the focus for the second half of the year.

2016/10/11 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan Offers Free Flights to Attract Japanese Tourists

Taiwan hopes a generous travel subsidy will boost Japanese tourist numbers in the final two months of the year.