Basketball is one of the island’s best-loved sports, but unsustainable business models and training schedules have kept it from being as successful in Taiwan as baseball. In April, the New York Times published an article by veteran sportswriter Marc Stein entitled “Can the N.B.A. Learn from Taiwan’s Basketball Bubble?” The story discussed how Taiwan’s Super…

Recreational boating sets sail in Taiwan, but will a lack of infrastructure and skyrocketing fees send it into rough waters? Canadian Marc-Andre Lefebvre and American Chris Carney are polar opposites when it comes to skippering a sailboat. While both are highly experienced sailors and boat owners, as well as longtime friends and Taiwan residents, Lefebvre’s…