Aaron is a Business Administration major at National Cheng Kung University. He will be covering topics related to business and economy, especially M&A strategy, CSR issues, marketing strategy and financial issues.
Latest from Aaron Huang
- Google Pay Struggled, But As Financial Service Provider The Future Bodes Well
- Unilever Boosts Digital-Marketing Spending Rate
- HSBC Pledges Net Zero Emissions By 2050 – But Not Everyone Is Happy
- Pepsi Introduces Sleep-Aid Drink To Help Reduce Stress
- Estée Lauder Cuts Jobs and Closes Stores After Sales Dip
- Diageo Acquires Ryan Reynolds’ Aviation Gin, Expands Its Portfolio
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Alan is a student at National Sun-Yat Sen University majoring in foreign languages and literature. He has written about politics and gender issues, cross-strait issues, same-sex marriage and the Me Too movement
Latest from Alan Lu
- Atlanta Shootings: An Atrocious Crime & My Take As An Asian In America
- Shutdown Of CTI News Network: Does News Freedom Still Exist?
- Face-off Between Rival Political Factions In Philadelphia
- Taiwanese Target Of Chinese Claims Of State Organised Espionage
- President Trump and First Lady Test Positive For COVID-19
- US To Ban WeChat From APP Stores Today, TikTok to Follow In November
Amy is a Taiwanese graduate student based in Phoenix, Arizona, currently home in Hsinchu to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic. She has a passion for Hakka culture, and the rights of minorities around the world. She will cover SE Asian news and topics.
Latest from Amy Wu
- Twitter Seeing Repeat Outages Across The World
- Stolen 2000 Year Old Roman Statue Recovered – In Belgium
- Indian Woman ‘Engaged’ To Prince Harry Has Legal Case Thrown Out
- India Now World Hub For Open Source Developers: GitHub
- Dell Expecting Mid-range Market Spike In Demand With PowerStore
- Microsoft Wins Contract To Arm US Soldiers With AR Headsets
Boya is an undergraduate student majoring in Quantitative Finance at National Tsing Hua University. Her interests are in the finance and technology fields, and she will primarily be covering finance and tech topics for The Taiwan Times.
Latest from Boya Chuang
- 5G – The Way Ahead As Android Predicted To Shine
- ETF Investments In Taiwan – The Lowdown
- ETF Investments – On The Up In Taiwan, But Should They Be?
- Beijing Taking Measures To Address China’s Upcoming Retirement Savings Deficit
- With US Unemployment Down To 8.4%, FED Shifts Long Term Goalposts
- Summer 2020 – Eight Of Nantou’s Best Hiking Trails
Bryan is a Legal Studies and Philosophy major at NYU Abu Dhabi. He will be writing opinion pieces and covering topics related to government policy for The Taiwan Times.
Latest from Bryan Ying
- Is Freedom Of Speech In Danger In Taiwan? – The CTi Ruling From A Legal Standpoint
- Trump or Biden? The US Election & What It Means For Taiwan
- Taiwan Should Bow Its Head Regarding Shameful Refugee Policy
- Taiwan’s Constitutional Court Ruling Irks KMT
- When Restorative Justice Fails: Lo-Sheng Sanatorium
- Constitutional Bar Set Too High To Dissolve Control & Examination Yuans
Carol Chen is an undergraduate student from Waseda University in Japan, majoring in International Liberal Studies. She will be covering political topics in the East Asian region for The Taiwan Times.
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Catherine is an undergrad at NYU majoring in Liberal Studies and Psychology. She is interested in education, healthcare, and the environment. She also has a passion for cats, reading, and Broadway musicals.
Latest from Catherine Hsu
- Has The Environment Been Helped By COVID?
- What Is Your Blood Type? In Asia, It Matters! Kind Of…..
- World Mental Health Day 2020 – But Will Taiwan Even Notice?
- UK COVID Vaccine Trials Resume, Others Remain On Hold
- Broadway Lockdown: Frozen Melts Away, World Tour Still On
- Can Online Schooling Help America In The Battle Against COVID-19?
Majoring in Chinese literature and minoring in Foreign language and literature in NTU, I have developed an interest in literature and movie arts. My experience in extracurricular activities such as volunteering abroad, cultural exchanges, and performing arts make me a girl with an open heart and a thin skin.
Latest from Catherine Weng
- Sad but beautiful, lost, but with hope – in memory of Edward Yang
- Solitude, Alienation, & End of the World? – “APOCALYPSE of Film Festival”
- “Spotlight on Taiwan” –The 40th Hawaii International Film Festival
- Rainbows Follow Rain – The 2020 Taiwan LGBT Pride, Beauty, My Own Way
- 2020 Taiwan LGBT Pride – October 31st – All You Need To Know!
- 2020 ‘Women Make Waves Film Festival’ Opens In Taipei
Celine is an undergraduate currently studying at the National Chung Hsing University, majoring in Foreign Language and Literature. She will be covering global as well as local issues, and writing opinion pieces
Latest from Celine Kuan
- April In Taiwan Means People Go Mad for Matsu
- No ‘Nukes’ Protest Bracing Up For August Referendum On Nuclear Power
- Migrant Workers In Taiwan Shine Light On Racism In Society
- Taiwan’s Burmese Community In Uproar After Weekend Of Protests, Bloodshed
- Taiwan Rallies Once More In Support Of People Of Myanmar
- TTT Notice: Tibetan Uprising Memorial, Taipei, March 10th
A Business major at National Taiwan University, Charlene Lin will be covering business-related topics for The Taiwan Times in addition to issues related to the history of the country, and observations on Taiwanese society.
Emily is a student majoring in Economics and Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong. She is an avid art and music lover who aspires to share the beauty of her home, Taiwan, with the rest of the world. She will be covering art-related events and topics in Taiwan.
Evelina is a Marketing student at The University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. She has stayed in multiple countries during her study, and is a self-confessed lover of travel who likes to explore the world. She will be covering travel topics for The Taiwan Times.
Latest from Evelina Chou
- 6 Taiwanese Breakfast Joints To Give Your Day The Perfect Start In 2021
- Start-up Sensation – PerfectScore
- Yongkang Street – ‘New’ Taipei’s Foodie Go-To!
- Starbucks Taiwan – In Buildings From Yesteryear
- Summer 2020 – Taitung’s World Famous Hot Air Balloon Festival
- Summer 2020: Penghu Fireworks: How – When – Where
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- Semiconductor Revenue Up 10.4% In 2020, Intel Leads
- Somalia’s Two-Tier Political System & All The Problems That Come With It
- Anti-Chinese Sentiment Grips Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan – BRI Plans In Limbo
- Microsoft Moves Deeper Into AI With $20 Bil Buyout
- Upper House Divided On Somali Presidential Term Extension
- UK, US, EU Issue Separate Statements On Somali Impasse
A baseball fan, loyal Liverpool supporter, and a passionate multimedia journalist with an MA Journalism degree from Goldsmiths, University of London. With a full-fledged understanding of sports, business, and politics, he will bring the latest stories from London.
Latest from Jason Lu
- Opinions Mixed On China’s BBC Ban As Relations Expected To Worsen
- Chinese State Media Has License Revoked By UK
- China Revokes Recognition Of BNO Passport Saying UK Has “Blatantly Broken Promise”
- China’s Outspoken Ambassador To The UK To Retire
- New COVID Variant Hits United Kingdom, People Flee London
- London & SE England Move Into COVID Tier 3 As Cases Soar
Joe is an enthusiastic amateur traveler who likes to explore new spots and stay as active as possible. She will be covering tourist attractions in Taiwan, and intends to spread more love from Taiwan to the world.
Latest from Joe Chang
- Taiwan’s Culinary Diversity – A Real Mix-n-Match Of Tastes
- The Thali – Salty, Spicy & Sweet! The Perfect Indian Eatery in Taipei.
- Is Travel Safe Now? Ideas To Aid The Tourism Industry While Staying Home
- Vivian Maier: Unlock The Mysterious Key Figure Of 20th-Century American Photography – In Taipei
- Summer 2020: North Taiwan – Taipei’s Jiantanshan Hiking Trail
- Get Out & About In North Taiwan – Taipei’s Jinmianshan Hiking Trail
Jonathan is a sportswriter whose primary interests are football and rugby. Since moving to Taiwan, he has taken a keen interest in local sporting endeavors writing about football and baseball, as well as NCAA Football in the US.
Latest from Jonathan Smith
- Steel See Off Skywalkers, Taipower Edge Derby – TFPL Round 3 Round Up
- Taiwan’s Premier League Football – Is Back
- When Sporting Dreams Go Wrong – Europa League to Amateur Football in Two Seasons
- Transfers Galore as TFPL Heads into Final Cycle
- Interview with Eredivisie’s First Taiwanese Player
- What’s Wrong With Taiwan Steel?
Jordan is an undergrad at National Chengchi University, interested in cultural exchanges, and sharing. He also has a passion for about domestic and global current affairs.
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Joy recently graduated from the University of Macau in the Biomedical Sciences, but has decided that writing suits him more than the lab bench. He loves bubble tea, anime and getting lost in foreign places.
Joyce is a recent graduate from UCSD majoring in International Business. She is currently back home in Taiwan. She enjoys photography and exploring Instagrammable cafes. She will be covering lifestyle content and local hot spots.
Kent is currently major in the Department of Foreign Language and Literature in National Sun Yat-Sen University. He is interested in politics, environmental issues as well as many issues that can be found in our daily lives.
Latest from Kent Kuo
- Umoja: A Modern Day Utopia for Women
- Gun Control: A Must For the USA – Now More Than Ever
- Taiwan Govt Policy Lacking When It Comes To Plastic Product Usage
- Dadaocheng In Taipei: Taiwan’s Poster Child Of Reinvention
- LGBTQ+ Rights in Malaysia: Moving Backward
- Virginity Test: Women’s Rights In Pakistan Society
An Internet Influencer and an amateur photographer, KW has spent his entire life in Taiwan, and his aim is to deliver bias-free news in English to all people interested in Taiwan and its domains.
Latest from Kw Lin
- Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan to recruit upto 3000 in new staff from next year
- Apple pulls HKmap app from App Store after complaints from Chinese media
- China is breeding giant pigs which are as heavy as polar bears to fill pork shortage
- Taiwan ranked No. 1 country in the world for ‘work, make friends, and raise a family’
- China says protests in Hong Kong took place due to billionaire Li Ka-shing
- Taipei International Coffee Festival kicks off to celebrate International Coffee Day
Leilani is a senior majoring in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies. She is concerned about various social issues and current international affairs. She also likes to travel.
Leticia is majoring in journalism studies at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. She is interested in global news and social issues including human rights, as well as being a huge cat lover.
Latest from Leticia Chen
- How Did ‘Non-Country’ Taiwan Beat COVID-19 & The WHO So Convincingly?
- Anti-Chinese Racism In UK Affecting Taiwanese
- #FREEMENA – The Yemeni Humanitarian Crisis Being Ignored By The World
- Black Lives Matter Taipei – Standing In The Fight Against Racism
- #SayHerName – Breonna’s law passed
- TTT Interview: Taiwan LGBT Hotline Association
Lisa is an Eastender from London in her second year in Taipei where she teaches English, and in her spare time writes poetry. She is a practicing vegan and lover of yoga who lives 'off-grid' as much as possible. She is our weekend editor.
Latest from Lisa Conklin
- UK Poisoning Suspects Now Linked To Czech Bombing
- Puntland Parliament Rejects Mandate Extension For Somali Federal Institutions
- Chinese ‘Cancel Culture’ Over Xinjiang Ranks Alongside Western Left Wing Orgs
- Somali Government Ready To Talk To Puntland, Jubaland
- Puntland President To Address Parliament On Saturday
- The Middle Road To End The Somali Political Crisis
LuLu is an undergrad major in International Studies and minor in Japanese at the University of California, Irvine. She's a cat person and an amateur in music arrangement.
Lynn holds a Masters of Industrial Design from Tunghai University, and now works in a place-making team. Her favorite things are wandering around historic cities & seeing exhibitions on a laid-back afternoon. Lynn will cover local guides and exhibitions around Taiwan for TTT.
Mark is a journalism vet of 20 years with most of those years spent in Tokyo, Japan, as a columnist for The Japan Times and numerous other publications. His work has appeared on CNN, in the BBC, NPR, and in several dozen other media forms and publications across five continents.
Latest from Mark Buckton
- Uyghurs Being Sold Like Slaves In China
- Taichung’s First Community Fridge Helping To Build A Hunger-free Nation
- IKEA Invests Big In Russian Solar Power, Next Stop China?
- Taiwan’s Opposition Calls For Premier To Resign Over Rail Tragedy
- US Secretary of State Blinken Rebukes China For Uyghur Genocide
- “Shame On Brookings” As Institution Fellow Denies Uyghur Genocide
While majoring in International Relations at National Taiwan University, Mindy spends her extracurricular time in a volunteering club as a mentor in remote areas of Taiwan. She is interested in outdoor activities and interacting with people from all walks of life. She will be covering Area Guides and conducting interviews for The Taiwan Times.
Latest from Mindy Lu
- Five Stimulus Vouchers Available To All! … almost
- The 2020 Taipei Film Festival – Coming Soon!
- The Bold, The Corrupt, And The Beautiful – An Insight Into Modern Taiwanese Culture
- Taiwan Through Japanese Eyes – Pt II – COVID-19 & WHO
- Taiwan Through Japanese Eyes – Pt. I – Mangoes & 3C
- Taiwan Through Malaysian Eyes & Vice-Versa
Monica is an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, double majoring in Political Science and Society & Environment. She is interested in law, environmental issues, international politics, and the entertainment industry. In her free time, Monica enjoys watching a wide variety of television shows.
Naomi is an Economics major at National Taiwan University. She loves traveling, reading, and exploring new things in different fields in her spare time. She has a particular interest in feminist issues.
Latest from Naomi Chen
- Exhibition Marks Taiwan’s First Photojournalist Chen Keng-Pin
- Taichung Old Town Restoration – Visit Now & Feel The Past
- Wheels Ride Festival – Taichung
- British Investments In Taichung Infrastructure On The Rise
- Taichung Shopping-Fest To Sync With National Stimulus Program
- “Black Lives Matter” – Global Reach
Nitin is The Taiwan Times' man in India. Based in New Delhi he is a career journalist with over 35 years experience in mass media for some of India's biggest names.
Latest from Nitin Saxena
- India Presents Dismal COVID Picture As Vaccine Shortage Hits
- China’s Cyber War On India – Ongoing & Here to Stay
- China Increasingly Isolated On International Stage
- Uyghur Muslims In China Need Stronger Worldwide Support
- Indian Farmers’ Violent Protests Limit Chance Of Amicable Solution To Demands
- China Targets Africa As Tensions In Ladakh & South China Sea Simmer
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- Singapore’s First Government Supported Blockchain Platform Attracting Interest
- Trip.com Group Lists On Hong Kong Stock Exchange
- Evergreen Products Target E-Commerce, NFT’s & The Future Of Fashion
- CASETiFY Teams up With The NBA
- Faber-Castell Significantly Lowers Carbon Footprint
- Aussies & NZers Looking At Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble In 2021
A student at National Taiwan University majoring in Management, Sean is Interested in movies, music and transportation issues.
Latest from Sean Chen
- AirAsia Planning to Launch Air Taxi Service, & More
- China Airlines New Taiwan Themed Aircraft Design – Still Confusing!
- China Airlines Shrinks Name On New Boeing 777 Fleet
- Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines Applies For 15 New US Routes
- British Airways CEO Steps Down in Shake-up at Parent Company
- AirAsia Leaves Japan Market – For Good
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Tina is a student at National Chengchi University majoring in Business Administration and Psychology. She not only likes to explore new destinations but is also a vegetarian foodie. She will introduce her favorite spots and restaurants in Taiwan she has visited and checked out.
Latest from Tina Chang
- Nantou – Taiwan’s Land Of Rich Alpine Fruit
- Taiwan’s First Official ‘Slow Town’ – Fenglin, Hualien County
- Summer 2020: Exploring The Four Beasts Of Xinyi
- Summer 2020 – Visit One Of Taiwan’s Active Volcanoes – Guishan Island
- Summer 2020: Experiencing Hakka ‘Lei-cha’ In Beipu
- Fancy A Stroll In Yilan – Taipei’s Back Garden?
Winnie is a Finance major studying at National Taiwan University. She will be covering topics related to business and financial issues for The Taiwan Times.
Yihsuan is a recent graduate of Leiden University College in the Netherlands. She has graduated with a BSc in Governance, Economics, and Development. She will be writing about political and economic affairs in Europe and East Asia.
Yu Shen is a graduate of National Taiwan University, majoring in Social Work. She will be covering society-related topics for The Taiwan Times as well as offering her observations on Taiwanese politics.
Latest from Yu Shen Cheng
- Transitional Justice In Taiwan – Why It Matters Pt III
- Transitional Justice In Taiwan – Pt II – Chen Wen-Chen
- Transitional Justice In Taiwan – Why It Matters
- Controversial Not Guilty Ruling Highlights Mental Health Failings
- June 6th D-Day for KMT’s Han Kuo-yu
- Why Are Non-Taiwanese Treated Differently?
Yvonne is a student in humanities and social science at Taipei First Girls’ High School. In her free time, she reads news, goes to lectures and exhibitions on various topics. She is willing to share her view as a high school student with The Taiwan Times.
Latest from Yvonne Cho
- Taiwan’s New ‘108 Curriculum’ Education System
- Taiwan’s 228 Incident, 74 Years On – As Told By A Taiwanese Student
- 228 In Architecture – Three Must See Sites Related To The Incident
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Through The Eyes Of A Taiwanese Student
- The 2020 Taipei First Girls’ High School Fair & The Issues Since
- Chiang Kai-shek Remembered In Architecture – On His Birthday