Jens Kastner

Jens Kastner

Taiwan

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's elderly vs ghost-fearing landlords

Politics

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: Backing away from China's embrace

Politics

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 emotions run high over China visit

Politics

Taiwan's Falun Gong dilemma

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

Taiwan's Falun Gong dilemma

US & Canada

Taiwan: The winner in the China-Japan row?

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

Taiwan: The winner in the China-Japan row?

US & Canada

Meeting Taiwan's human billboards

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

Meeting Taiwan's human billboards