Jeremy Van der Haegen

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Jeremy is a Belgian journalism student interning for The News Lens in Taipei.

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Taipei’s Pay Phones: A Relic of the Past?
Taipei's pay phones are slowly disappearing from the street view.
Anxious Chinese Consumers Expect Coronavirus Crisis to Last Until Summer
Chinese consumers are expecting the coronavirus to last until July despite local economists predicting a quick recovery in the second quarter.
Audrey Tang Praised for Coronavirus Prevention Tactics
Japanese netizens are captivated by Audrey Tang, Taiwan's digital minister, and her open data approach to sharing local information on the coronavirus outbreak.
Taiwan’s Craft Beer Industry in Search of a Local Identity
Taiwan's burgeoning craft beer scene has come a long way since independent brewing was legalized in 2002. However, the breweries have wildly different ideas about using local ingredients and what makes a Taiwanese craft beer Taiwanese.
Taiwan to Subsidize Tourism Industry Hard Hit By Coronavirus
Taiwan's government is injecting subsidies into the tourism sector, which has been heavily impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Danish Entrepreneurs Reshape Coffee Roasting and Rigid Work Culture
Ailio, a Taiwanese startup founded by a pair of Danish twin brothers, developed a sustainable coffee roasting technology with an appreciation of the Danish lifestyle.
Superstar Aquarius Docks in Keelung Again With Crew Quarantined on Board
Passengers left the ship after Taiwanese health officials conducted a sample test for coronavirus. The Chinese crew members were not allowed to disembark.
Cruise Ship Carrying Taiwanese Passengers in Limbo Over Coronavirus Measures
A cruise ship carrying over 1,700 Taiwanese passengers has been sent back and forth between the ports of Taiwan and Japan.
UN Aviation Agency Slammed for Excluding Taiwan From Virus Policies
Critics pointed out that Taiwan is being excluded by a UN civil aviation agency from important air safety information. The organization responded by mass blocking them.
'The Misused 2.0' Reinvents Taiwanese and Dutch Hardware Design
Taiwan was often referred to as the “world’s hardware store," and two Taiwanese industrial designers are retaining this part of history with an annual exhibition that provokes viewers to reimagine daily objects.
Anxiety Heightens As Virus Spreads to Taiwan and the US
The mysterious new strain of the coronavirus has penetrated Taiwan and the United States. International health organisations urge caution.