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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.
2017/09/14 | Qian Zhecheng
On the Front Line of China’s Chat Sticker Industry
A cartoonist strives to conquer the increasingly competitive sector, one sticker at a time.
2017/09/13 | Dave Hicks
China’s Famous Foreigners Doubling as Diplomats
Much-loved foreign celebrities are helping the country project its soft power more authentically than state-sponsored charm offensives.
2017/09/10 | TNL 編輯
Six Independent Accessory Design Shops in Taipei
'Good Eye Taipei' shares six design accessory shops in Taipei you might not have heard of before.
2017/09/10 | Ni Dandan
Chinese Video Sharing Platform Stars Bypass China’s Fame Machine
The video-sharing platform gives rise to fan-made celebrities and a growing offline Anime, Comic and Games (ACG) community.
2017/09/09 | TNL 編輯
A Year-Round Guide to Taipei Design Events
Design events have become a new phenomenon for Taipei locals. From fashion to handcrafted goods, the city is far from short of artsy affairs.
2017/09/07 | Cai Yifeng
China’s Male Sex Workers Mixing Business with Pleasure
Among the country’s ‘money boys,’ the boundary between paid hookups and genuine attraction is increasingly blurred.
2017/09/06 | Chublic Opinion
Chinese Netizens, Sports Administrators and the Undoing of a Ping Pong Hero
'It soon became clear that this was not a scheduling error, but an open revolt unprecedented in the history of Chinese Ping Pong.' Another strange happening on the Chinese Internet, unpacked by Chublic Opinion.
2017/09/03 | TNL 編輯
Best Hot Pot Places in Taipei
Hot pot comes in all kinds of flavors and price points in Taipei and here is a list of hot pot places you should try.
2017/09/02 | TNL 編輯
The Best Book Fairs in Taipei
In the era of digital publishing, physical book fairs remain popular in Taipei.
2017/09/01 | Kenrick Davis
Backstage With China’s Smooth-Talking Emcees
With booming voices and winning smiles, commercial event hosts chase fame and fortune in a shrinking offline industry.
2017/08/30 | Ma Te
Orthodox Churches, Unorthodox Histories in China’s Far Northeast
In icy Harbin, a smattering of crumbling onion domes unmasks the city’s past life as a melting pot of European, Russian and Chinese culture.
2017/08/30 | Rosemary Chen
Robin, the Taiwanese Chatbot Using AI to Talk to Customers in the Local Lingo
'The reason that chatbots are popular right now is not only due to technical innovation, but even more so due to the social media revolution,' says Professor Lee Hung-yi.