Mythological Girls: Lady of Linshui

The ‘Lady of Linshui’ was born as the Shaman Chen Jinggu in either 766 or 904 CE, depending on the source. The 8th century date seems much more realistic as temples were said to have been erected in the late 700s in her honour. Her popularity led to her being...

Political Powerhouses: Tsai Ing-wen

On the 16th of January this year history was made in Taiwan when the public elected Tsai Ing-wen their first female president. Tsai Ing-wen studied law in Taiwan before continuing her education in the U.S. and then London. Following her return to Taiwan she began...

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