ANTONIA HORLICK WRITES– Alexander Wang, one of the most notable fashion designers of the twenty-first century, showcases his Taiwanese roots in his unique Spring 2019…View More FASHION: Alexander Wang’s Collection “Immigrant Americana” is the Fashion Hero We Needed
KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – Can’t China just let Taiwan be Taiwan? In recent news, the issue of China and the island of Taiwan surfaced again,…View More TAIWAN: AUTHOR GETS HIT WITH IDENTITY CRISIS!
MICHAELA MERTZ WRITES – Lunar New Year is typically a time for celebration and relaxation, right? Not so for millions of Taiwanese citizens living in…View More TAIWAN: STRESS AT THE BEGINNING OF LUNAR NEW YEAR?
KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – On May 24, 2017, Taiwan ignited a beacon of hope for the LGBT community in Asia as its Constitutional Court ruled…View More TAIWAN: THE TRIUMPH OF RIGHTS CRUSADER CHI CHIA-WEI
KATE BARKLEY WRITES—Taiwan may become the first Asian country to embrace the rainbow, as members of its high court began hearing arguments this week on…View More TAIWAN: WILL NATION ‘EMBRACE THE RAINBOW’ OR STICK TO CONSERVATIVE PAST?
KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – A national day of anguish and remembrance should not be a day that is taken advantage of by a pizza delivery…View More TAIWAN: PIZZA HUT SHOWS TIN EAR ON DAY OF REMEMBERANCE
KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – Ninety minutes — the length of a new documentary — was all it took to turn Taiwanese animal shelters and how…View More TAIWAN: ‘Butcher’ vet revealed to be patron saint of abandoned animals
AMANDA KRETSCH WRITES – Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has sealed the deal to take over and revive Sharp Corp, making this acquisition the…View More JAPAN: Taiwan Makes a Sharp Move
EMILY ROCHA WRITES – Media coverage of the recent monumental meeting between Chinese and Taiwanese presidents differs between the two states, as each attempts to…View More THE MAINLAND VS. TAIWAN: Good News, or Bad?
THIS TOM PLATE COLUMN APPEARS COURTESY OF THE SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, WHERE IT FIRST APPEARED 9 NOVEMBER: China’s new focused diplomacy, as viewed in…View More CHINA/U.S.: SHOULD THE XI JINPING CHARM OFFENSIVE SOUND AN ALARM?
ANNIE LUNDGREN WRITES – ABC’s newest primetime show, Fresh Off the Boat, reminds us that America’s complicated race relations can be funny, too. Set in 1995,…View More TELEVISION: Fresh Off the Boat is a Fresh Look at the Asian-American Experience
BRIAN CANAVE WRITES– Someone find Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je a public relations specialist pronto! The newly elected official is getting heat from Taiwanese and international…View More TAIWAN: Words Can Hurt
BRIAN CANAVE WRITES – Media lesson learned in Taiwan this week: don’t let tainted cooking oil taint your responsibility in reporting. In light of recent reports…View More TAIWAN: Media Gets Burned With Cooking Oil
BRIAN CANAVE WRITES — The media in Taiwan has been buzzing these past weeks, so here’s a quick rundown starting with Hong Kong. Although the media…View More TAIWAN: Red Shirts, Goodbye Skirts, and Other Taiwanese Media Quirks
BRIAN CANAVE WRITES – It appears that Taiwanese students learned a thing or two from the movements of their American and French counterparts in the 1960s. Instead…View More TAIWAN: Sunflower Student Movement Shines All Over the World