Kinmen, the closest island territory of Taiwan to China and once a part of the international anti-communism battlefront, has today become part of China’s “Unification” plan for Taiwan. While ‘One Country, two Systems’ is facing an unprecedented challenge in Hong Kong, the propaganda for Taiwan continues. Meanwhile, a referendum on a ‘One Country, two Systems Experimental Zone’ has been quietly unfolding on Kinmen.
Taipei’s old-school restaurants have been around for decades and have mastered each dish they've crafted. Melissa McCart travels to Taiwan to report on why Taipei has become a major food and drink destination.
How Trump's immigration policies are affecting one of Pittsburgh's busiest restaurants.
The most common refrain about Chinese noodle-pulling is that it’s not easy. And unfortunately, Chinese noodle-pulling is a dying art as noodle-making has become automated.
China is putting intense pressure on Taiwan to give up its separatist aspirations, but the more China presses reunification, the more Taiwan prefers to stay separate.
Asia may not have caught up with the United States in technology, wealth, or power, but its subway systems are impressive compared to some of those in crumbling urban America.
A fracas in Taiwan's legislature may have been prompted by Chinese meddling—or at least that suspicion shows that Mainland China is never far from the collective mind on Taiwan.
Since her husband, the Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che, was arrested in China, Lee Ching-yu has been at the center of an uphill struggle even to learn where he is, much less get him released.
Tsai Ing-wen looks like she's about to win the upcoming presidential election on Taiwan, and if she does, the one-China idea, so important to Beijing, will have suffered a stunning defeat.
For a minority, seeing the island's democracy in action is a transformative experience.
The reputation of China's Nationalist leader is falling in Taiwan and being rehabilitated on the Mainland. What's going on?
The rivalry between 'Democratic Taiwan' and the 'China Model' has lasted for seven decades. Has it now reached a tipping point?
How one Taiwanese restaurant in Pittsburgh feeds the local community.
While the U.S. lives through the domestic storms of the Trump presidency, China is moving boldly in Asia, with historic consequences for American friends, from Taiwan to Thailand.
Can China take over Taiwan without reunification? Many on Taiwan are worried that that's what it's doing.
Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.
Small, democratic Taiwan faces constant pressure from big, undemocratic China, but, so far, it shows no signs of yielding on the essential point, its de facto independence.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.
Taiwanese sovereignty became news recently, and because of a recent education tour, St. Louis students were well-prepared to discuss the issue.
China and Taiwan still miles apart on reunification.
These activities are designed to prepare students to engage with Richard Bernstein’s project "Taiwan: A Changing Status Quo."
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
In this lesson, students use online reporting to compare the 2016 U.S. election to elections in Iran and Taiwan.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.