On Clubhouse, ‘臺kanda’: Taiwan’s Wakanda Fantasies

LEONA CHEN | 02/09/2021

Taiwanese Minister of Health stated during a radio interview with Hit FM this afternoon that plans to purchase five million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine had possibly been blocked because of Chinese government interference.

Minister of Health Suggests Vaccine Delay May be Due to Chinese Interference

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with newly inaugurated American president Joe Biden by telephone over the Lunar New Year

Few Surprises in Lunar New Year Phone Call Between Biden and Xi, Comments by Tsai

Over the past two months, one has seen efforts by the KMT to rebrand their social media aesthetic. This would hardly be the first time in memory that the KMT has attempted to rebrand aesthetically.

KMT Attempts to Rebrand Social Media Aesthetic

With 2.98% of growth rate in 2020, Taiwan’s economy has outperformed many countries in the world.

The Biden Administration and Taiwan's Post-COVID Economic Prospect

Much like the ideal painter Machiavelli describes, Christopher Nolan, as an artist, investigates his subject matter thoroughly in The Dark Knight and suggests its continuation in Tenet.

Film Review: Tenet

Memories to Choke On' is a wry, loving vision of Hong Kong’s traumatic absurdities, a rigged system that is at once laughable and full of grief

REGIONAL: The inexplicable ongoingness of life

While the regions generally dominating the sports industry postponed or scaled back sports events, Taiwan has handled the pandemic so efficiently that sport league games continued.

Taiwan’s “Chinese Professional Baseball League” Should Change Its Name

In 2016, Trump shocked liberal Democrats. They should not have been shocked.

(Book Review) The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism

The semiconductor industry is strategic to national security and critical to international connections in the high tech and techno-geopolitics era.

Semiconductor Industry Strategies in Taiwan

The advent of Agriculture 4.0 technologies is creating a new paradigm where farmers harvest data rather than just plant with a renewed focus on agricultural education and human capital development.

Human Capital Development and Agricultural Aid: A New Model for Taiwan

The world is nowhere near getting over the COVID pandemic.

COVID 19 Recovery: Notes on Taiwan and the New World Trading Order

Nearly ten months after scientists identified COVID-19, China, South Korea, Taiwan, New Zealand, and other countries are seeing a return to semi-normal life.

Technology Without Authoritarian Characteristics: The Taiwan Model of Combating COVID-19

The Taiwan economy fared well in 2020 and continues to do so into early 2021. This is due to strong domestic demand, robust technology exports, and a rebound in export orders for industrial goods.

Capitalising on Taiwan's Advantages to Attract New Investments

Early into the global pandemic — and amidst ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions — the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) forecast that Taiwan’s GDP would shrink by 4% in 2020.

Post-COVID19 Taiwan in the Global Semiconductor Industry: The New U.S. Administration

Moving from mainland China to Taiwan, and then Taiwan to Hong Kong, I never once intended to play a role in politics, nor did I ever expect to be rid of it.

From Taiwan To Hong Kong, The Lives Of Mainland Chinese Nationals: ‘Representing’ Vs. ‘Being Represented’

Taiwan’s semiconductor industry has recently attracted attention from foreign governments and media due to the shortage of chips essential for carmakers.

How to Promote the Long-Term Success of Semiconductor Industry in Taiwan and Other Economies

We talk with Jamie Lin, one of the most prominent figures in Taiwan's startup landscape. Jamie reveals how the startup scene has changed over the last 20 years, and why startups are more valuable than ever.

Jamie Lin, AppWorks and Taiwan Mobile

We meet with Ron, the director of Tinkerseeds Children's Workshop and advocate for progressive education. What do today's kids need to learn? What does educational reform look like in Taiwan?

Ron Cheng, Tinkerseeds Children's Workshop

Stephanie Tai, author of Tempting Formosa and 2020 Big Ideas Competition award recipient, talks about creating a Taiwanese dessert cookbook and paying homage to Taiwan.

Translating Food Cultures: Interview With 2020 Global Taiwan Awardee Stephanie Tai

Tune into hear about Taiwan's creative Covid-19 response, collaborative efforts between citizens and government, and what makes our democracy a special one

Audrey Tang, Digital Minister of Taiwan