The US Opens a New Compound in Taiwan. It’s Business As Usual.

On June 12, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen joined American officials in Taipei to commemorate the opening of the new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) — the United States’ de facto embassy in Taiwan in everything but name. Ahead of the event much ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s first settlers camp out in city for land rights

We will not stop protesting until the regulation is repealed" By Rina Chandran TAIPEI, June 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation ... In poorer countries in Asia and Latin America, tribal people lack property rights and face violence from state officials ... ( read original story ...)

The Politics of the Upgrade of the American Institute in Taipei

The center is staffed by US diplomats, and some local guards are hired to protect the property. "They have different titles ... is whether the US will send marines to guard the building in Taipei City, but some people expect that since there is a new ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan fights back against Beijing’s airline pressure

Taiwan will encourage its citizens to boycott airlines that list the island as a Chinese territory on their websites, just weeks after Beijing hit out at international airlines that classified the self-ruled region as a separate entity. “We will tell our ... ( read original story ...)

6 of the best Taipei bars to enjoy the cocktail revolution

A real cocktail revolution is under way in Taipei’s vibrant bar culture, with its melting pot of cultures from all over Asia and the Western world. Rojita Tiwari reached this conclusion after a week of barhopping, tasting different cocktails and ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan to fight back against Beijing’s airline pressure

Taiwan will encourage its citizens to boycott airlines that list the island as a Chinese territory on their websites, just weeks after Beijing hit out at international airlines that classified the self-ruled region as a separate entity. “We will tell our ... ( read original story ...)