Chien-Chi Huang lives by her own words. When speaking of Asian women, she said they “put other peoples’ needs above others.”
A Taiwan trade delegation visited Boston’s Chinatown on August 28 and 29, including the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England.
Three Taiwanese community organizations teamed up for a blood drive and barbecue at the MIT Sailing Pavilion on July 26. The event attracted 44 blood donors and 70 party guests on a rainy day.
The 2013 Newton-Taiwan Day took place May 4 at the Culture Center of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, Hyde Park playground in Newton. An estimated 1,000 people attended the event, which featured local food, performances and games.
Starting from the 1800s, Chinese workers and businessmen have migrated to the United States, establishing families in America for a better life. However, what they might not have expected was a culture clash between them and their children, which has led to struggles between the generations.
If you crave traditional Taiwanese snacks and yearn for the mountains, Jiufen is one of the best destinations in Taiwan. The mountainside village was once a prosperous gold mining town. After World War II, the mining business declined, leaving behind quaint streets and well-preserved tea houses. While the roads leading up to the town remain dangerously steep and narrow, the tranquility and hazy atmosphere adds a haunting loveliness. With views of the Pacific Ocean, traditional snacks and handmade leather goods, it is a hot tourist attraction.