Taiwan has witnessed a wave of growing social movement advocating for equalized legal protection for the rights of the LGBTQ community in the last few years. The movement is largely spearheaded by the marriage equality movement, with several LGBTQ rights groups...
Tony Chen, the third-generation of Taiwanese textile factory owners, went abroad but returned to the family business. Weavism is a product of his efforts.
On a rainy September morning eleven years ago, I woke up alone. I’d been in Taiwan for two weeks, and it was my birthday. I hadn’t made any friends yet.
Randy Blythe, vocalist for the metal band Lamb of God, talks about Neruda and finally tells how he really feels about stinky tofu.
Randy Blythe, vocalist for the metal band Lamb of God, talks about his writing, travel, surfing, and Standing Rock.
Anti Labor Reform Protest: NPP Stages Hunger Strike in front of the Presidential Office for Over 30 Hours
As the legislature plans to kickoff multiparty negotiation over draft amendments to the Labor Standards Act next Monday, 5 legislators from the New Power Party staged a series of unexpected protests on Friday, attempting to disrupt the DPP caucus’s plan to pass the...
“Respect for Taiwan will never come from how well we run the country, but from small groups of people willing to sacrifice for a robust civil society.”
How did Randy Blythe, vocalist for Lamb of God, one of America’s biggest metal acts, land a role in a cult comedy halfway across the world in Taiwan?
The labor law protest won’t reverse legislation, but expands the boundaries of Taiwan’s civil discourse and add momentum to the social movement scene.
The recently passed bill is a step forward, but we should not lose sight of the bigger picture of what transitional justice truly represents in Taiwan.
With around 60 percent of the world’s diabetes patients living in Asia, there is an urgent need for advanced diabetes management and tracking services. Health2Sync, a startup headquartered in Taiwan, which provides a multifunctional mobile app for patients to track...
Labor Law Amendments Rushed through the Committee while Protesters Blocked Streets Outside the Legislature
A day after protesters from labor rights groups staged a satirical religious style demonstration outside the Executive Yuan, DPP initiated their second attempt to pass the draft amendments to the Labor Standards Act through the Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene...