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2022/05/11 | TNL Research

OTT platforms reached 45 bil. minutes over Q4 2021

In the Q4 of 2021, Taiwan's total viewing minutes on the overall OTT platform reached 45 billion minutes. Youtube still has the highest viewing proportion, accounting for 63%.The share of subscription-based video platform services (SVOD) increased from 10% in the third quarter to 16% in Q4, mainly due to the growth of Netflix and the addition of Disney+. The three major platforms, Netflix, iQiyi and Disney+ , have their own strengths in the film and television content. Netflix has many exclusive Korean dramas, iQiyi has a rich selection of Chinese dramas, and Disney+ is more preferred by children.

2022/04/27 | TNL Research

Survey: Over 40% of Netizens Follow eSports to Fuel the Economy

The world-famous eSports, League of Legends Season 11, ends on Nov. 15, and the eSports carnival 2021 is held at the end of November. Although eSports has been considered not a sport by many people, it led to economic growth over the past few years.

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

2022/04/27 | TNL Research

Pandemic Has Increased Interest in Game Streaming Services

According to the latest survey result, 65% of participants were aware of cloud games and willing to pay NT$700 for the GaaS subscription. Sony PlayStation Now, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Google Stadia, and NVIDIA GeForce Now lead the market, but the services they provide are varied. How do the players choose their suitable cloud games?

2022/03/23 | TNL Research

Data Analytics Vital for Understanding Asian Video Streaming Market

Overview of Taiwan’s VOD market in 2021 Q3, YouTube continues to be the leading platform, reaching approximately 15 million viewers per month. The audience profile of online video is about half male and half female, and more than half are over 45 years old.

2017/01/25 | 廣編企劃

Carrefour Brings Back the Good Old Days

Changing an industry is a step-by-step process. First we identify our customers’ problems and then improve on them. We keep improving our service because we really care about our customers’ needs. What we want is to bring back that ‘good old day’ feeling when you shop with your family in our stores.

2022/03/21 | TNL Research

Overview of Taiwan’s VOD Market and Audience Profile in 2021 Q3

Overview of Taiwan’s VOD market in 2021 Q3, YouTube continues to be the leading platform, reaching approximately 15 million viewers per month. The audience profile of online video is about half male and half female, and more than half are over 45 years old.

2022/03/02 | TNL Research

Covid Outbreak Does Not Affect DPP’s Ability to Maintain Power

It may not be surprising that the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak cast a long shadow over Taiwan, as it has with the rest of the world.

2016/05/20 | 廣編企劃

Think You Know Chiayi? Check Out These Fun Facts!

How much do you know about Chiayi? Let's get to know Chiayi with the city's historical and geographic background along with some fun facts!

2021/12/17 | Darice D. Chang

Fifth Iteration of No Meat Provides Plant Based Revelers a Compassionate Holiday

Taiwan’s leading zero/low waste allium-free plant based festival returns for a glorious celebration this coming Sunday centering nativity cheer with an afternoon in Taichung’s Culture Forest Park. Highlights include a performance from SoSo Heroes, the band of Golden Horse Leading Actress Nominee and Golden Bell Best Hostess winner Pio Lee.

2021/12/01 | TNL Research

Taiwanese drama has strong potential in Southeast Asia Mandarin OTT market

Watching Mandarin TV series or dramas on OTT streaming platform has become popular. The Audiences have more choices and are able to watch it at any time without being limited by location and time.

2016/05/06 | 廣編企劃

Tired of all the Secret Spots in Taiwan? Come Broaden Your Horizons!

Since the trial operation of the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum began, the daily free admission of 1,000 visitors has increased to 1,750 visitors. The number was even bumped up to 5,000 visitors during spring break...

2021/07/30 | Taiwan Insight

Mountain Hiking as Taiwan’s New National Pastime

Taiwan’s high mountains used to be closed to its citizens until the 1990s. Now, many are willing to take strenuous efforts to enjoy the high-altitude scenery.

2021/07/30 | TNL Research

Which game console is the winner in the pandemic?

Which game console is the winner in the pandemic? COVID-19 pandemic boosted the game market. The series survey of game players this year includes an overview of players' preference in January, players’ payment intention in March, and the potential of AR & VR game market growth in May.

2021/07/17 | TAIPEI

Follow Old-School Taipeiers Through Dalongdong

Like other settlements along the Tamsui River, Dalongdong was one of the first areas to develop in Taipei. It’s also a traditional gathering place for literary and artistic youth in Taipei.

2021/05/10 | every little d

This Bowl of Ramen Contains Bugs. It’s Also Eco-Friendly and Tastes Good.

There’s more to the old line on insects as food — seemingly repulsive, but full of protein and nutrients.

2021/04/18 | Clarissa Wei

These Women Are Encouraging Taipei To Eat Its Weeds

While foraging has recently become a trend around the world, Grassland in Dadaocheng is rooted in traditional Taiwanese herbalism.

2021/03/24 | TAIPEI

Four Inconspicuous Restaurants That Need No Name To Shine

These small restaurants in Taipei may not have a gorgeous look, but they have been serving the same dishes for decades — and locals love them for their simplicity.

2021/03/19 | TAIPEI

Hidden in Plain Sight: Secret Spots in Taipei’s Most Popular Places

Here are some secret spots in Taipei's most popular areas you have probably never stopped by.

2021/02/12 | Seb Morgan

Where To Travel During Lunar New Year? 5 Alternative Escapes

Here are five alternatives to Taiwan’s major travel destinations you should visit during the Lunar New Year holiday.

2021/02/01 | Brian Hioe

What Does a Trending T-shirt Say About Taiwanese Identity and Politics?

りしれ供さ小, pronounced lí sī-leh kóng-siánn-siâu, would be a Taiwanese Hokkien phrase meaning “The heck are you saying?” Here’s what its ubiquity signals about Taiwan’s youth culture.

2021/01/21 |

Lost Hiking In Taiwan? Test Your Survival Skills

Test yourself to see if you know how to handle getting lost while hiking in Taiwan.