2019 Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival

Seattle, WA: The second Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival will be on June 22nd, 23rd, and 26th at SIFF Uptown Cinema. This year the Festival is showing “Xiao Mei”, “Lost Black Cats 35th Squadron”,  “More Than Blue”, “Sen Sen”, “Long Time No Sea”, “Gatao 2: Rise of the King”, “Our Youth in Taiwan” and also […]
Jun 18, 2019

The adventure and culture shock of coming to a new country

Cindy Huang first arrived in the United State in 2011 at age 16 from her home country, Taiwan.
Dec 28, 2018

Taiwan’s Aboriginal cultures inspire Cloud Gate’s “Formosa”

The renowned Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min spoke to an audience at Meany Theater on his last tour before retirement.
Mar 28, 2018

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre fuses Taiwan traditions and contemporary dance

Choreographer Lin Hwai-min reflects on the nature and culture of Taiwan and its political history in "Formosa."
Mar 15, 2018

Why Taiwan?

The Taiwan Studies Program at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies presents “Why Taiwan?” as UW Professor Jeff Hou and Jackson School Assistant Professor and historian of Taiwan James Lin talk to Chang Tieh-Chih – Taiwanese political critic and former chief editor of Hong Kong’s monthly City Magazine.
Jan 29, 2018

Taiwan first in Asia to clear way for same-sex marriage

The court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage is the first in Asia, where socially conservative attitudes largely hold sway.
May 24, 2017

5 Taiwanese phrases I wish we had in English

Mandarin is more common in bigger cities like Taipei and places like department stores, but Taiwanese is the sound of the night markets and bustling streets.
Aug 3, 2016

China ties on the line as Taiwan votes for new president

If she wins, Tsai Ing-wen will have to balance the superpower interests of China and the United States with those of her freewheeling, democratic home.
Jan 15, 2016

Who’s out protesting the Chinese President?

Protestors representing Tibet, Taiwan, the Falun Gong and pro-democracy movements turned out for day one of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seattle.
Sep 23, 2015
Owner Sean Jen calls out an order for a Pig LeBaoski. (Photo by Joy Chu)

‘It’s Bao Time’ trucks Taiwan night market flavors to Seattle

Don't have time to travel to Taiwan to visit a night market? Check out 'It's Bao Time,' a food truck inspired by the night market experience.
Jun 22, 2015

A tour of Taiwanese food in Seattle

It's not a coincidence that some of the most popular Chinese restaurants in the Seattle area are Taiwanese.
Jan 5, 2015
Umbrellas, used by student protesters in Hong Kong to shield themselves from police pepper spray, have become symbols of the nacent pro-democracy movement. (Photo by Gennie Gebhart)

Umbrellas up: UW students turn out in force behind Hong Kong protests

Seattle’s skies were clear on Wednesday night, but the University of Washington’s Red Square was a sea of umbrellas.
Oct 2, 2014

Legendary dumpling house comes to the U-District

Taiwan-headquartered Din Tai Fung has made their signature xiao long bao dumpling famous in East Asia, Australia, and even Bellevue. Now the restaurant is opening a new location near the UW campus.
Nov 25, 2013

China to Taiwan to Seattle, a family legacy lives on at Green Village

As I sat clicking dispiritedly through take-out menus in search of lunch, Chi Sun Lu walked by my desk on her way outside for a quick cigarette. ”Lu,” I asked, ”Can you recommend any really good, authentic Chinese restaurants in town?” She stopped in her tracks, turned, and eyed me silently as though waiting for […]
Jan 2, 2013