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2016/02/04 | TNL 編輯
Amazon Reportedly Plans to Open Hundreds of Physical Bookstores
Amazon reportedly plans to open as many as four hundred bookstores. This prompts many to ask why the company that destroyed the physical bookstore industry would possibly want to operate a physical bookstore and vigorously expand it.
2016/03/08 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Crowdfunding Cases Decupled in the Last Four Years
Recent reports show that the number of crowdfunding cases in Taiwan has decupled in the past four years. The rapid evolvement of crowdfunding platforms is worth noticing with Taiwan being the leading country of crowdfunding in Asia. However, several mechanisms are urgently needed to maintain the operation of these platforms.
2016/08/27 | TNL 編輯
South China Sea Watch No. 7
An overview of the past week's key developments in the South China Sea.
2016/04/22 | TNL 編輯
Pro-democratic Declaration Raises Different Opinions for Hong Kong
Pro-democracy politicians issued a declaration on April 21 affirming their stands regarding Hong Kong’s future. The declaration lays great emphasis on autonomy issue and calls for peaceful movements in Hong Kong. However, other parties, including the Demosistō, still hold concerns about the real effect of negotiations with the Beijing government.
2015/09/22 | TNL 編輯
Tsai Ing-wen's Energy Policy for Taiwan
Tsai says that she hopes the KMT can face the facts and do not ignore the real calculation of the cost of nuclear power just to advocate the energy source. The KMT should note how much risk nuclear disaster might bring to the Taiwanese society because these are all unbearable for Taipower itself.
2017/05/27 | TNL 編輯
Six Makerspaces to Visit in Taipei
Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for makerspaces to check out in Taipei.
2017/08/27 | TNL 編輯
A Year-Round Guide to Musical Festivals in Taipei
'Relax your exhausted soul and release your true self,' said Good Eye Taipei.
2016/03/09 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan High School Hours Ranks First In The World And Generates Different Views
Asian countries are known for their overwhelming education systems and tense exam schedules. Among all of them, Taiwan stands out by having the longest school hours, which has angered some students while others think it’s necessary.
2016/04/26 | TNL 編輯
Hundreds of Taiwanese Companies Fined for Exploiting Workers
A survey shows that hundreds of companies in Taiwan violated the Labor Standards Act last year. Media and finance companies and hospitals are all on the list.
2016/02/24 | TNL 編輯
Taiwanese Students Stand Out In iF International Design Awards
Taiwanese students have won ten out of 33 awards in the iF Public Value Student Awards in Germany. The awards recognize innovative projects and ideas devoted to the service of public interests.
2015/12/17 | TNL 編輯
Research Shows Third-Hand Smoke May Harm Reading Abilities
More than half of the smokers think that as long as they do not smoke in front of their children, the smoke will not affect them. However, this is a false conception.
2016/03/07 | TNL 編輯
All Taiwan Municipalities To Recognize Same-Sex Relationships
Taoyuan will join the other five special municipalities in recognizing household registrations of same-sex relationships starting from March 14. The decision marks the city government’s respect for gender equality, basic human rights and same-sex relationships. Even though the registration will not be legally binding, it can be presented by gay couples as proof of a close relationship when dealing with complex legal disputes.
2016/03/14 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Launches Database on Land Prone to Soil Liquefaction
Taiwan launched an online database that provides locals with information on areas prone to soil liquefaction, a phenomenon where the strength and stiffness of a soil is diminished by earthquakes, making the soil behave like liquid. The phenomenon is believed to be the factors for serious damage caused by earthquakes around the world.