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— by Justin Ong: With Taiwan’s self-cultivated image as “Asia’s Silicon Valley”, it is easy to expect its capital of Taipei to be all glass, steel and concrete amalgamated around a society that lives and breathes cutting-edge technology.
Yet visitors to the island-state and its capital will be glad to know that Taipei — undeniably modern, though it is — clings jealously to its history and cultural past with a fervour that is both enviable and inspiring…
Image: a volunteer guide explains a display at the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines in Taipei, Taiwan, courtesy of Justin Ong
July 10, 2019