Transnational Repression

Long before Taiwanese could run the political campaign, protest, and make speeches; people had tended to avoid making any political comments or showing their discontent over politics. Transnational repression happened in 1980s at Taiwanese community, while Taiwan was ruled by the autocratic KMT party by then, with spy networks all around the globe for surveillance…

Human rights in Taiwan

For many democratic countries in the world, the human rights issue is a key indicator that whether a certain country is a developed nation or not. Taiwan is an island with several different colonization, also there were many skirmishes among ethnic groups in the beginning of Taiwanese history. We only fought for the invaders, not…

Summer sweets & desserts around the world

People in Taiwan have a long weekend this week for the Dragon Boat Festival. After May, the weather is humid and hot, especially in July, the Taipei Basin makes me sweat with rains and thunderstorms all the time; whereas in Kaohsiung, I feel like a roasted Turkey that the scorching sun could tan me in…

Crazy Cat Festival

The Cat Festival is being held at Taipei Expo Park with cat salons, lectures, and food stalls for visitors to get help for their feline family during May 28 to May 31. If you take the MRT, please get off at Yuanshan station and go to the exit 1, you will see the direction to…

Funny cats collection

Cats can be funny depends on your relationship with them. Thanks to some people who took photos of these moments created by certain interesting creatures. Let me share photos and the video of Youichi with you. Kiss me, my darling Not sure if these cats just copied from human beings. They just enjoyed the moment…

The Chinese gunman targets Taiwanese community

The gunman who immigrated from China to Taiwan in 1949 with the Chinese Nationalist Party, KMT, and had stayed in Taiwan for decades before landing the U.S. Through Taiwanese media and online news, the gunman’s background is accessible; David Chou, who was even a professor in some Universities while he was in Taiwan. He is…

Taiwan Relations with the world

From the ongoing war in Ukraine by the Russian invasion, showing to the world that the authoritarian country is not trustful and could be a danger to the globe. Taiwanese government had started to call for donations to Ukraine, with many locals engaged in volunteer groups or donated money, just because it often reminds us…

Europe Festival

I really enjoy the Festival with so many booths from different countries, some of them provide their own foods and drinks to introduce their food cultures to Taiwanese. Thanks to the Ministry of Culture in Taiwan and ambassadors, we can play exotic games, listen western live songs and meet with different peoples from the world….

Happy Labor Day

Labor is the foundation stone in Taiwanese society, and they have put the effort into building our country, improving our economics, and connecting the world for us. Labor Day is the day that we appreciate their helps to the society. The government offers the new plan for small-scale companies to receive the health insurance for…

Taiwanese comedians/ YouTubers

Since the invention of Youtube, many young talents have started to market themselves though this platform. Among many interesting video clips, A-han is one of the popular figures in Taiwan. He likes acting, and he is good at mimicking; he could be Vietnamese, Japanese or Korean, one of the characters he created is Vietnamese woman…