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Tainan - a Chinese city that celebrates its Japanese colonial past

Museum displays in Taiwan's oldest city marking social and economic advances under the Japanese would be unthinkable in other places Japan once ruled - but Tainan is different, writes Mark O'Neill. Photos by Antony Dickson

16 Apr 2016 - 10:45PM

Museum displays in Taiwan's oldest city marking social and economic advances under the Japanese would be unthinkable in other places Japan once ruled - but Tainan is different, writes Mark O'Neill. Photos by Antony Dickson

Tainan - a Chinese city that celebrates its Japanese colonial past
Ancient manuscripts tell of proud, independent people
Book review: The Visitor, by Liam Matthew Brockey

"We all ask God and especially those who live here in China to send a ray from heaven into the soul of this young man, so that he recognises the truth that we preach and opens a wide gate for the spread of His holy law in this great kingdom."

10 Aug 2014 - 12:46PM

"We all ask God and especially those who live here in China to send a ray from heaven into the soul of this young man, so that he recognises the truth that we preach and opens a wide gate for the spread of His holy law in this great kingdom."

Book review: The Visitor, by Liam Matthew Brockey
Book review: What Do You Pack? If You Are Never Coming Back, by Roberto Di Marco
Book review: Strategic Reassurance and Resolve, by James Steinberg and Michael O'Hanlon

"The sheer magnitude of the rise of China, in the face of America's continued power and global network of alliances, is unprecedented in the history of nations.

25 May 2014 - 3:42PM

"The sheer magnitude of the rise of China, in the face of America's continued power and global network of alliances, is unprecedented in the history of nations.

Book review: Strategic Reassurance and Resolve, by James Steinberg and Michael O'Hanlon
Book review: Asia's Cauldron, the South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific

In Asia's Cauldron, Robert Kaplan asks if there will be a war between China and the United States over the South China Sea.

15 Apr 2014 - 6:34PM

In Asia's Cauldron, Robert Kaplan asks if there will be a war between China and the United States over the South China Sea.

Book review: Asia's Cauldron, the South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific
Book review: The Contest of the Century, by Geoff Dyer

Acu, 280 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro, has been transformed from a seaside village into a huge port with a pier 3.2km-long which can handle Chinese ships that carry 400,000 tonnes of iron ore in a single journey.

23 Mar 2014 - 3:52PM

Acu, 280 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro, has been transformed from a seaside village into a huge port with a pier 3.2km-long which can handle Chinese ships that carry 400,000 tonnes of iron ore in a single journey.

Book review: The Contest of the Century, by Geoff Dyer
Book review: Tibet, the Last Cry, by Eric Meyer

Few are the foreign journalists who have visited Tibet. The number is even fewer since the Lhasa riots of March 2008 and the start of self-immolations in 2009, in which more than 40 have died.

16 Feb 2014 - 6:46PM

Few are the foreign journalists who have visited Tibet. The number is even fewer since the Lhasa riots of March 2008 and the start of self-immolations in 2009, in which more than 40 have died.

Book review: Tibet, the Last Cry, by Eric Meyer
Book review: An Irishman in China, by Zhao Changtian
Book review: The Great Equal Society, by Kim Young-oak and Kim Jung-kyu

This well-written book explains how China could become a model for the world - setting the example the US has failed to provide - based on its ancient philosophy: Confucianism.

9 Dec 2013 - 8:49AM

This well-written book explains how China could become a model for the world - setting the example the US has failed to provide - based on its ancient philosophy: Confucianism.

Book review: The Great Equal Society, by Kim Young-oak and Kim Jung-kyu
Book: 'Canton Elegy' by Stephen Lee Jin-nom and Howard Webster

"The story you are about to read will have to make do for the conversations we never had … I thank God for the loan of the four souls that were given into my care."

10 Nov 2013 - 5:17PM

"The story you are about to read will have to make do for the conversations we never had … I thank God for the loan of the four souls that were given into my care."

Book: 'Canton Elegy' by Stephen Lee Jin-nom and Howard Webster
Book review: The Lost Generation, by Michel Bonnin

This book is about one of the most extraordinary experiments in human history: Mao Zedong's decision to send 17 million young Chinese from the cities to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution.

20 Oct 2013 - 5:07PM

This book is about one of the most extraordinary experiments in human history: Mao Zedong's decision to send 17 million young Chinese from the cities to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution.

Book review: The Lost Generation, by Michel Bonnin
Company wins contracts in Kuwaiti war zone
Official paper apologises for bogus report of Shanghai tycoon's arrest
China adds to copper stockpile
21 Jul 2002 - 12:00AM
China adds to copper stockpile
Yao Ming's TV date sees funds rolling in
Passionate to be smoke-free
24 Jun 2010 - 12:00AM
Passionate to be smoke-free
Top North Korean official defects
Tough times and big losses set to continue for light industry sector
Returning to class values
24 Jan 1997 - 12:00AM
Returning to class values
Mayor urges tough stance against graft
Secret listeners face new challenges from phone revolution
China reserves to hit US$130b
30 Jan 1997 - 12:00AM
China reserves to hit US$130b
State banks buckling under burden of debt
Chinese brands run into image problem
Step back in time at the historic Beijing Hotel
Legend, Microsoft sign $93m software deal
Beneficiaries of reform seek more of the same
Homes goal faces financing barriers
Rash of cars has industry in a spin