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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: Teacher Janet Lin of Kaohsiung’s Gangshan Elementary uses worksheets to help her studen...
Worksheets Rekindle a Passion for Learning—Gangshan Elementary’s Janet Lin
Kobe Chen/photos courtesy of Janet Lin/tr. by Jonathan Barnard
As a child in school, almost everyone writes an essay on “What I Want to Be When I Grow Up”—or the v...
Huang Chun-ming: Reordering Priorities
Polly Peng/photos by Chuang Kung-ju/tr. by Phil Newell
“Once I’m better, the first thing I want to do is go back to writing fiction.” Author Huang Chun-min...
Shelving Disputes, Pursuing Joint Development—President Ma’s South China Sea Peace Initiative
the editors/tr. by Jonathan Barnard
As nations jostle for advantage in the South China Sea, tensions are rising. ROC president Ma Ying-j...
Wang Hsu-sheng: Making Art from Funeral Customs
Sam Ju/photos by Chuang Kung-ju/tr. by Scott Williams
Wang Hsu-sheng is a meticulous craftsman, one whose every action, whether placing window frames and...
Action! Foreign Filmmakers Flock to Taiwan
Lee Hsiang-ting/photos courtesy of TFC/tr. by Phil Newell
In May of 2015, following the wrapping up of work in Taiwan for Oscar-winning director Martin Scorse...
Sculptor Hung Yi’s Unusual Path to the World of Art
Liu Yingfeng/photos by Jimmy Lin/tr. by Jonathan Barnard
In April, works by the Taiwanese sculptor Hung Yi appeared at the Joseph L. Alioto Performing Arts P...