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Society & Culture

The Chinese-Taipei Football Association Drops the Ball

Taiwan’s campaign for the 2018 World Cup is embroiled in scandal and controversy. And this has implications for freedom of speech

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Politics

‘Medical Bail’ for Chen: The ‘Least Bad’ Solution?

A retrial is a no go, and an official pardon would open a political Pandora’s box. Medical bail for the former president is feasible, and it is supported by experts

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Society & Culture

The Treasure of the Empire, or Just Collective Housing?

A look at one of the most recognizable symbols of wealth in Taiwan, and the legal problems faced by some of its residents

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Features, Politics

Alex Tsai’s Game Plan: Anything But the Campaign

If the Sean Lien campaign cannot sway opinion on the Internet, then it will send its best man to assassinate the character of anybody who’s ever posted something ever

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Society & Culture

The Modern Citizen’s Wedding: A Government Pamphlet Gets It Right

A government pamphlet on marriage attempts to promote diversity and tolerance, and might just be one of the best government documents ever written

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Society & Culture

Celebrity Deathmatch: The Bear vs. The Chicken

A clash of sex symbols from different eras encapsulates the conflict between youth activism and the status quo

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