Pongfong Wu recently won two Golden Bell awards for his roles in TV drama. Here is an exclusive interview with the rising star….Read more
Dear Rosanne: Why do some Taiwan men grow long pinkie fingernails?
Feeling culturally discombobulated? Ask MeiGui (Rosanne): Rosannelin at yahoo dot comRead more
"On Being Black in Taiwan"
Andre Mangongo is a priest with the Catholic Church from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and has been in Taiwan four years.Read more
Tibet violence changes tone of Taiwan vote
Article and Illustration by Mark Perrault Vancouver Sun March 17th, 2008. Jonathan Manthorpe is correct to identify linkages between the current unrest in Tibet and the presidential elections in Taiwan and his critically-informed and sustained interest in the Taiwan situation offers one of very few perspectives on that part ofRead more
Taiwan Students Struggling for Positive Identity
By DJ Revival With the recent initiative of eliminating the name “China” from government corporations in Taiwan, I interviewed Ross Kenneger – an owner of elementary age language schools – on how he feels about teaching the concept of independence. “Taiwan exists in international limbo. Yet, one has to makeRead more
Study explores the "Kinmen Identity"
See original article in the China Post here. By Trista di Genova The history of Taiwan’s outlying Kinmen Island, known in the West as Quemoy, goes back 1600 years. When the Kuomintang fled to Taiwan after the Chinese civil war of 1949, the battles didn’t stop there for the residentsRead more