A library is a place for quiet reflection. Join our growing family of thinkers in the Oracles Library, and let us search for the trends that criss-cross our identities, economies, and civilizations. We ponder the deeper meaning of how seemingly distant world events affect one another, and deliberate on the future that we will build together.
When I hear people say “the ROC is just a name,” or “let’s not fight over nomenclature and symbols,” I say the opposite. Let’s really talk about them.
Taiwan has the right to recognition of its sovereignty as well as support for a referendum to decide its own future, no less than the Catalonians do.
If Taiwanese employers can continue to hire foreign workers even after one instance of sexual abuse, is this the kind of society Taiwan wants to be?
Lee Ming-che’s case, which has terrifying implications, is summarily ignored by Western liberals who would otherwise support human rights.
The message was clear – if the long arm of Chinese law finds you, you have no legal recourse. Lee Ming-che is the most recent casualty.
One year after President Tsai’s apology to indigenous peoples shows that Taiwan has improved in only some areas so far.
For Taiwan to maintain even just the status quo, it has to consolidate an identity unique in the world. Singapore is a reference point.
Contrary to what foreign media might want to believe, the new cabinet reshuffle in Taiwan is about reforms at home, not about China.
As more young Taiwanese people establish their careers overseas, we talk to social entrepreneurs on how to retain and attract talent globally to Taiwan.
Does Taiwan, a society still trying to make sense of its past violence and intolerance, have something to offer to the world as a light in these dark times?
As a nation sitting right in the center of East Asia, Taiwan will undoubtedly be profoundly impacted by the rising tensions between the US and North Korea.
The perception of Taiwan and China in Malaysia is divided along lines of ethnicity, influenced by cultural exposure and historical memory.