The former Formosa, the first nation in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage and a conglomeration of densely packed cities, steep mountain ranges and verdant forests.

Language Primer: Mandarin

Our correspondent in Taipei, at this point running on fumes, prosaically gets to grips with Taiwan’s official language. 

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Memorial Hall Liberty Square Taipei
Altered Course: Taipei’s Liberty Square and a Democratic Shift

Our correspondent bears witness to the plaza that changed the course of Taiwan’s political trajctory.

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