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Editor’s Picks are selected from among each issue's most interesting articles. These selections also highlight English vocabulary items to help readers with their English studies. Just click on highlighted words to hear their correct pronunciation.
Since 2000, Taiwan has been moving toward mainstream international gender norms. In 2007 it unilater...
Amy Chang, Female Orchestra Conductor
Sam Ju/tr. by David Smith
US orchestra conductor Marin Alsop set a precedent in 2013 when she became the first woman to conduc...
Sam Ju/photos by Chuang Kung-ju/tr. by Geof Aberhart
This year, the number of officially recognized indigenous peoples in Taiwan grew from 14 to 16. Howe...
Serving Up the Past—The Taiwan Bowl and Dish Museum
Tsai Wen-ting/photos by Chuang Kung-ju/tr. by Phil Newell
Whether you are rich or poor, high-born or low, there is nothing more satisfying and heartwarming th...
The Qidong Poetry Salon:
Where Poetry and Architecture Meet
Sherry Shang/ photos by Jimmy Lin/tr. by Scott Williams
Two old Japanese-style buildings, part of the former “Saiwai-cho Official Residences” complex, bath...
New Life for Old Campuses Rejuvenating Retired Elementary Schools
Liu Yingfeng/photos by Chuang Kung-ju/tr. by Scott Williams
Schools in remote rural areas that experience persistent declines in their enrollments are usually s...
A Bellyful of Fine Food and the Classics
Su Hui-chao/photos by Jimmy Lin/tr. by Scott Williams
To John Chen, owner of the restaurant Uncle John, noted gastronome Chu Chen-fan is:
“Tall and solid...