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2017/10/08 | TNL Staff

Six Signature Bakeries in Taipei

Everything from traditional Taiwanese desserts to authentic European pastries.

2016/09/22 | Timothy Ferry

Sports Medicine in Taiwan Below Par: Experts

Do Taiwanese have access to proven treatments for injuries? Unfortunately no, according to medical experts.

2016/11/18 | Jessica Levine

Qualified or Not, Breastfeeding Experts Profit From Baby Boom in China

With rising demand for lactation consultants, some training institutions hope to make a quick buck.

2017/10/09 | Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley

Real Solutions for Plastic Problems

Plastic bags and bottles are a global menace, but the emergence of microplastics will test the policy courage of governments in new ways, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.

2016/12/14 | Devanik Saha

In their Last Moments Of Life, Indian Women Less Likely to get Medical Attention than Men

For every 1,000 men whose death is certified by a medical professional, the corresponding figure for women is only 600.

2017/01/13 | Devanik Saha

After Alcohol Ban, Crime Rate Rises

Nine months after liquor was banned in Bihar, India, major crimes is up 13%.

2017/06/02 | Agence France-Presse

Trump and Climate Science: Typhoons are Already Becoming More Intense in Asia

The intensity of typhoons battering China, Taiwan, Japan and the Korean Peninsula since 1980 has increased by 12 to 15 percent.

2017/02/26 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

RECIPE: Taiwanese Style Poached Pork

Poached pork is a great method of preventing a debilitating bout of PDS (pork deficiency syndrome). No need to consult a doctor for this recipe, diagnosis: delicious.

2017/10/15 | TNL 編輯

Six Taipei Places to Taste Traditional Rice-based Meals

"Each grain of rice on your plate is the accumulated hard work of farmers," as the traditional Taiwanese saying goes. Here's where to get your fix of the hallowed grain in Taipei.

2017/04/25 | TNL Staff

ILLUSTRATION: Eight Popular Chinese Herbal Medicines

With over 300 herbs being used today, The News Lens shares eight most common Chinese herbal medicines and what they treat.

2017/04/28 | JENNI MILLBANK

Reproductive Travelers: Surrogacy in Global Grey Zones

Rather than demonizing the hundreds of Australians that travel overseas every year to engage in surrogacy, policymakers and regulators would do better to try and understand what drives people into, and out of, fertility markets.

2016/01/29 | Kenzo

Taiwan Medical Community Concerned About The Medical Payment Reformation

The health care system in Taiwan is a worldwide research topic, and the recent medical payment reformation within the system has led to criticism from the medical community.

2016/07/27 | The Japan Times

Searching for Pikachu: The Future of Online Gaming

The most significant thing about the Pokémon Go phenomenon is what it portends for the future of online gaming.

2016/07/28 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Pledges to be Hepatitis-Free by 2030

Every year, 13,000 Taiwanese die from liver-related health problems, the majority of them caused by Hepatitis C infection. About 600,000 Taiwanese have Hepatitis C.

2017/04/19 | Marcus P. Chu.

Cross-Strait Relations and Taiwan’s Five Bids for the World University Summer Games

After Taiwan joined the World University Summer Games, China’s role in the five bids determined the Taiwanese cities’ failures and success.

2017/04/24 | Sarah Lee Stones

Instagram Snaps of Japanese Foods You May Not Have Heard Of

While most people are familiar with sushi and Japanese sweet potato, there are a lot of more adventurous Japanese foods out there. If you're looking to try something new and exciting, Japan has plenty to offer.

2017/04/28 | Sarita Santoshini

How Text Messages are Saving the Lives of Indian Mothers

'It shouldn’t matter where we live or what community we belong to. We don’t deserve to die.'

2017/04/28 | Prachi Salve

Sanitation Failures Kill and Stunt Children in India

Unsafe water, poor hygiene practices, and inadequate sanitation are not only the causes of the continued high incidence of diarrhoeal diseases but a significant contributing factor in under-five mortality.