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2017/12/27 | TNL Staff

EXPERIENCE: Holiday with the Guerrillas in the Philippines

A contributor spends some quality time with the Marxist guerrillas in the Philippines celebrating the most important time of the year: Mao's birthday.

2017/11/27 | TNL Staff

Closure of Hsinchu Homebox Branch Results in Strikes, Arrests

A breakdown in negotiations led disgruntled employees to block the entrance to a Hsinchu store and scuffle with police.

2017/11/09 | TNL Staff

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Many Workers are Angry at Changes to the Labor Laws

Changes to the Labor Standards Act could leave workers sleepless — and working for as many as 12 days at a time.

2017/10/25 | TNL Staff

Voices from Taiwan Speak Up on #MeToo

Four Taipei residents: A Taiwanese woman, two of her Taiwanese-American counterparts, and a UK national, offer their takes on how the #MeToo phenomenon of women speaking up on social media about their experiences with sexual harassment at the hands of men has been received in Taiwan.  

2017/10/08 | TNL Staff

Six Signature Bakeries in Taipei

Everything from traditional Taiwanese desserts to authentic European pastries.

2017/10/01 | TNL Staff

Six Classic Buildings in Taipei

Take a glimpse of the development of Taiwan's history through its architecture.

2017/09/30 | TNL Staff

Six Galleries to Visit in Taipei

'Good Eye Taipei’s' recommendation six art galleries to check out in Taipei.

2017/09/29 | TNL Staff

ILLUSTRATION: Six Mooncake Flavors to Try at Mid-Autumn

With Mid-Autumn Festival fast approaching, why not try a new flavor of mooncake?

2017/09/23 | TNL Staff

Lodging in Taipei: A Journey into History

'Good Eye Taipei' recommends unique hotels and hostels in Taipei.

2017/09/17 | TNL Staff

Taipei's Vintage and Modern Record Shops

Experience the old-school romance of browsing through a record shop.

2017/09/13 | TNL Staff

CARTOON: Reactions to Taiwanese Activist Lee Ming-che's 'Sham Trial'

What Taiwan, China and the international community are saying about the trial that took place on Sept. 11.

2017/08/18 | TNL Staff

CARTOON: Protests to Start as the Universiade Kicks Off?

Local political activists are expected to attempt to use the event to draw attention to the Taiwan independence movement and the lack of international recognition of Taiwan sovereignty.