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Why Taipei’s only three-Michelin-star restaurant is reason enough to visit Taiwan

Located in the five-star Palais de Chine hotel, Le Palais serves Cantonese banquet fare with delicious dim sum

Located in the five-star Palais de Chine hotel, Le Palais serves Cantonese banquet fare with delicious dim sum

30 Jun 2018 - 12:37PM
Hooligan Sparrow director on the dangers of filming in China

New York-based filmmaker Nanfu Wang, whose debut feature is about activists seeking justice for sexually abused schoolgirls, tells Dinah Gardner about the risks in covering controversial issues in China and living on the streets in Utah for a month for her next film

New York-based filmmaker Nanfu Wang, whose debut feature is about activists seeking justice for sexually abused schoolgirls, tells Dinah Gardner about the risks in covering controversial issues in China and living on the streets in Utah for a month for her next film

18 Jun 2016 - 10:34PM
How I scaled the Great Wall of comedy and made Chinese laugh

Irish-American, Putonghua-speaking comedian Des Bishop (a.k.a. Bi Hansheng) tells Dinah Gardner what comic material works best on Chinese audiences.

Irish-American, Putonghua-speaking comedian Des Bishop (a.k.a. Bi Hansheng) tells Dinah Gardner what comic material works best on Chinese audiences.

22 Aug 2015 - 11:38PM
Bhutan woos Chinese tourists, but fears backlash from India

As entrepreneurial travel agents in Bhutan chase the tourist yuan, the tiny Himalayan nation is wary of a reaction from its closest ally, India.

As entrepreneurial travel agents in Bhutan chase the tourist yuan, the tiny Himalayan nation is wary of a reaction from its closest ally, India.

25 Jul 2015 - 10:59PM
Oscar nominee Hu Wei on filming a changing China

The Beijing-born director, whose short film 'Butter Lamp' is nominated for an Oscar, tells Dinah Gardner about capturing the rapidly evolving nation on film.

The Beijing-born director, whose short film 'Butter Lamp' is nominated for an Oscar, tells Dinah Gardner about capturing the rapidly evolving nation on film.

20 Feb 2015 - 12:43PM
Life without a Dalai Lama? Disbelief at spiritual leader's suggestion

The incumbent's recent suggestion that he could be the last incarnation of the spiritual leader has sparked disbelief and outrage inside and outside Tibet. Dinah Gardner reflects on life without Tenzin Gyatso.

The incumbent's recent suggestion that he could be the last incarnation of the spiritual leader has sparked disbelief and outrage inside and outside Tibet. Dinah Gardner reflects on life without Tenzin Gyatso.

7 Dec 2014 - 10:46AM
Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

Nestled between India and China, Nepal is seen as strategically valuable to both giants, as they jostle for supremacy over the impoverished nation. Dinah Gardner reports.

Nestled between India and China, Nepal is seen as strategically valuable to both giants, as they jostle for supremacy over the impoverished nation. Dinah Gardner reports.

28 Apr 2015 - 12:05PM
The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

Isolated, remote and largely unexplored, the Nepalese Kingdom of Mustang is now open to pilgrims and tourists alike, writes Dinah Gardner. Pictures by Koon Ming Tang.

Isolated, remote and largely unexplored, the Nepalese Kingdom of Mustang is now open to pilgrims and tourists alike, writes Dinah Gardner. Pictures by Koon Ming Tang.

19 Jul 2014 - 11:52PM
Mainland censorship: authors cut their losses

When writing about China for a mainland readership, overseas authors face a dilemma: appease the censors or refuse to publish. Dinah Gardner talks to writers who have had to make that choice.

When writing about China for a mainland readership, overseas authors face a dilemma: appease the censors or refuse to publish. Dinah Gardner talks to writers who have had to make that choice.

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