Graeme Read offers his two cents on the nation's political upheaval since the 2016 presidential elections, and thinks that the rise of non-establishment parties leads to opportunities for bold reform.1 Comment
"...finished the village parish school, then continued his education at Nersisian Seminary..." (Nersisian seminary was an Armenian higher education institution in the city of Tiflis, now Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, from 1824 to 1924; many Armenian writers had studied at that school), and I imagined the way to Tiflis, with the sack on his shoulder and in moccasins ... I think the intersection of tiredness and absurd thoughts is becoming inevitable, especially when you are the only foreigner on the bus; of course, if Japanese William, who shows you the necessary stop, is left out of account...
For Sarah C. Anderson from the U.S., Taiwan is an invariable Neverland for Westerners who may struggle in their motherland; they can come to this land of opportunities and rise to new heights.
Aewis Hii's first two nights in Taipei were absolutely fantastic and he could tell so many more stories of this wonderland, the people, the geography, the culture and the food
Rachel is a graduate of Harvard and Duke Universities and a former Miss Singapore 2013 titleholder. She currently works in Seoul, South Korea.
Dan Josephson from the USA sees Taiwanese opera as a reminder of the country's rich cultural history and what local people have endured to keep it.
Sebastian Szawiz, 23, recently completed an exchange year in Taiwan, during which he completed courses at National Taiwan University's College of Law, spending a total of 11 months on the island
Dawen Wang recalls how he was a struggling musician who could barely pay his monthly rent in America, but here in Taiwan, he has become a Mandopop singer-songwriter performing every week2 Comments
David Ferrandiz Mont is a student in the International Health Program of National Yang-Ming University, Taipei.
For Dan Josephson from the U.S., the glory and rich culture of Taiwan lies in the fact that it truly cements that historically traced fact of life that 'everything came from somewhere'.