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2020/06/18 | TAIPEI

Taiwanese 'Teatime': Take a Break With the Island's Sweets and Treats

Taiwan has so many snacks to offer that you can find anything — from sweet to savory — to satisfy your taste palette.

2020/03/25 | TNL Feature

Return to Basics: Redesigning Taipei's Metro Map

How can we improve the current Taipei Metro map? A Taiwanese graphic designer lays out his analysis and detailed steps in redesigning the map for better user experience.

2020/06/09 | Daphne K. Lee

One Year On, Hongkongers Changed but Unmoved

On the one year anniversary of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, the media's rush to pronounce the "end of Hong Kong" doesn't consider the changes the protest has brought about among Hongkongers — or the long term.

2020/06/01 | Voice of America

On US College Campuses, Student Groups Call for Closure of Beijing-Funded Confucius Institutes

An open letter from two major U.S. college political organizations has called for the closure of Confucius Institutes, citing the threat the institutes pose to academic freedom.

2020/05/28 | Syrena Lin

The Women Behind MOWES, Taipei’s Inclusive Community Space

MOWES offers fitness, art, and language classes. However, the community space has been struggling with lower attendance rates and postponed grants under Covid-19.

2020/05/26 | Syrena Lin

Can Social Distancing Free Us From Networking?

As social activities are at an all-time low, are we realizing that social events and networking are overrated and mostly unnecessary?

2020/05/25 | Ying-yu Alicia Chen

Muslims in Taiwan Celebrate End of Ramadan Under Major Changes

Muslims in Taiwan marked the end of Ramadan on Sunday. Taiwan's Covid-19 response allowed for relatively open celebrations, but social distancing measures and employer restrictions remained obstacles for many.

2020/05/22 | Brian Hioe

Will Taiwan Still Be the 'Orphan of Asia' After Covid-19?

“As the world burns, Taiwan soldiers on” is our collective experience of the pandemic. Will this make Taiwan even more isolated or connected than before?

2020/05/15 | every little d

Taiwan's Best Craft Beers for Summer 2020

From Taiwan's Valencia Oranges to the "red meat" watermelons, these beers are the answer to your longings for a Taiwanese summer beer.

2020/03/26 | Jennifer Gunther

From Gangster to Barber for Taipei's Homeless

Wu Ting, a former gang member, reconciles with his past by giving free haircuts at Taipei Main Station.

2020/04/02 | Safina Nabi

Covid-19 Lockdown In Kashmir Further Imperils Mental Health

Kashmir's COVID-19 lockdown comes on top of India's information "clampdown." in what may lead to a mental health crisis.

2020/04/03 | Seb Morgan

Your Guide To Taiwan’s Tomb Sweeping Day 2020

A brief guide to Tomb Sweeping Day, updated for the coronavirus outbreak of 2020.

2020/05/04 | Sean Kramer

Everything You Need to Know About Taiwan’s Baseball Teams

A guide to choosing a team to support for Taiwan's 2020 CPBL season.

2020/04/08 | TAIPEI

Drinkipedia: The Lowdown on Taiwanese Drinks

Taiwan is a beverage hub with various options to quench your thirst or satisfy your sweet tooth. Here's an overview.

2020/04/10 | Daphne K. Lee

Animal Crossing Disappeared From Stores in China

China quietly removed Animal Crossing from the shelves overnight, prompting netizen outrage.

2020/04/13 | TAIPEI

The Muslim Experience in Taipei

Taipei Grand Mosque Imam Dr. Ibrahim Chao reflects on his life and offers guidance for Muslim travelers in Taiwan.

2020/04/22 | every little d

‘Good Eye City Guide’ Is the Ultimate Travel Guide to Taiwan

Good Eye City Guide is a gorgeous, comprehensive guide to Taiwan. First time visitors and seasoned locals will take much away from reading.