Ashish Valentine

Many Taipei residents visit the city's historic Dihua Street to buy goods for the Lunar New Year.

Taiwan and China celebrate Lunar New Year amid vastly different COVID levels

Taiwan has reopened to international travel, and has lifted some other restrictions, as people celebrate Lunar New Year with family and friends.

Taiwan and China celebrate Lunar New Year amid vastly different COVID levels
soldiers running

Taiwanese young people have mixed feelings about increased military service 

Taiwanese young people have mixed feelings about increased military service 
woman speaking to crowd

'We all want democracy': Taiwanese stand in solidarity with Chinese 'white paper protests'

'We all want democracy': Taiwanese stand in solidarity with Chinese 'white paper protests'
About 120,000 people took part in Pride celebrations in Taipei on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Taiwan celebrates LGBTQ pride as activists push for further progress

Taiwan celebrates LGBTQ pride as activists push for further progress
man waiting at airport

Taiwan reopens its borders after years of COVID controls

Taiwan reopens its borders after years of COVID controls
People take photos with Taiwan national flags during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022.

Taiwan celebrates National Day amid heightened tensions with China

Underlying the festivities are increased concerns about Taiwan’s relationship with China as well as changes in its own national identity.

Taiwan celebrates National Day amid heightened tensions with China