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.
“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.”
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.
Our correspondent Emily Rolen faces first hand the difficulties of settling down in Taiwan, a worrying trend in a fast aging and shrinking population.
China is not only punishing Lee, but sending a message to discourage others from following in Lee’s steps in line with how harshly it treats its own people.
If more Taiwanese citizens are made aware of the double standard in their laws, we will have more local support and a better chance at substantive reform.
Australia could soon become the world’s 25th country to legalize marriage equality after the result of its national postal survey shows that 61.6% of Australians support marriage equality. Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull showed his commitment to respect...
Taipei Pride was particularly joyous this year, following the constitutional ruling on marriage equality and a snowballing of efforts to ensure LGBT rights.
Our News Director William Yang recounts how his own experiences growing as a gay Asian man shaped his drive to become a journalist.
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.