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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.
Cover photo:Director Hou Hsiao-hsien says that film is an extension of his life. He plans to carry o...
Lee Hsiang-ting/photos courtesy of Spot Films/tr. by David Mayer
The name of Hou Hsiao-hsien has been virtually synonymous with Taiwanese cinema for many years now...
Lee Hsiang-ting/photos courtesy of Spot Films/tr. by Phil Newell
“For me, The Assassin actually started in 1998, after Flowers of Shanghai was released….”
A Witness to Riverside History—Kishu An
Liu Yingfeng/photos by Jimmy Lin/tr. by Geof Aberhart
Every weekend, the banks of the Xindian River become a haven for Taipei residents seeking recreati...
My Ambition: To Be a Humble Junzi
Chang Chiung-fang/photos by Jimmy Lin/tr. by Scott Williams
Human ambitions vary widely. Some people hope to become scientists, while others love the arts. The ...
Daniel Gruber: Beach Cleaning Ambassador
Kobe Chen/photos by Jimmy Lin/tr. by Scott Williams
Travelers to Taiwan often plan their visits around a circuit of the island, but an American named Da...
Schooled!—Young Indigenous People in Timur Community
Liu Yingfeng/photos by Jimmy Lin/tr. by Phil Newell
Timur, located in northern Pingtung County, is the largest Aboriginal community in Sandimen Towns...