The dog days are not over in NCCU’s Life-Respect Student Club

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s National Chengchi University (NCCU) is home to many societies and clubs. Some are for entertainment, sports and academics, but there is one which looks towards a...

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Taipei: The Guinness was flowing like a river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- St. Patrick's Day, or as it is known in Irish "Lá Fhéile Pádraig," was celebrated this year in Taipei across the many Irish bars dotted aroun...

Gentrification in Taipei: Kick out the old, bring in the new

Taiwan, like many countries in the 1980s, pursued an economic model of neoliberalism. This was a time when Reaganomics and Thatcherism were in full swing. Many economies were turning away from a Keyne...

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- St. Patrick’s Day is an annual event that celebrates, not only the patron saint of Ireland, but also the very nature of being Irish. Recently, the Irish Prime Minister En...

Taiwanese universities appeasing Chinese insecurities is a dangerous game

In the last few days, news has come to light that at least half of Taiwanese Universities signed agreements, or as some universities have claimed, "documents," to exclude sensitive topics in...