Taiwan 101

There are lots of information about Taiwan on the internet, but many are op-eds with too much background information to understand while others are in Mandarin. Here we try to break down information about Taiwan into bite-sized and easy to digest articles.

Disclaimer: While we try our best for the most accurate information, OFT is not consisted of historians or journalists so please let us know if there are some points of concern about our information.

Taiwan History

Taiwan has a rich and often times confusing history. Here are a couple of major events listed in chronological order where we hope can diffuse the confusion.


With such a long history of foreign rule, Taiwan has developed a rich culture, from traditions to fads.