Jens Kastner


Taiwan's elderly vs ghost-fearing landlords

Old Taiwanese struggle to rent apartments because landlords worry they will die at home and drive down property values.


Taiwan: Backing away from China's embrace

Taipei has sided with Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as relations with Beijing continue downward spiral.


Taiwan emotions run high over China visit

Zhang Zhijun's visit is first ministerial-level contact with Taiwan, and follows mass anti-China protests.


Taiwan's Falun Gong dilemma

Tour guides on the island are encouraged to shun protesters when showing around Chinese tourists.

US & Canada

Taiwan: The winner in the China-Japan row?

Dispute between two powers results in unexpected benefits for tiny Taiwan's fishing industry.

US & Canada

Meeting Taiwan's human billboards

A booming luxury home market marks the deepening divisions between the island's rich and poor.