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Audrey Tang Praised for Coronavirus Prevention Tactics
Japanese netizens are captivated by Audrey Tang, Taiwan's digital minister, and her open data approach to sharing local information on the coronavirus outbreak.
2020/03/13 | Xiaochen Su
Will Taiwanese Cuisine Sustain Its Popularity in Japan?
Taiwanese cuisine is slowly capturing the hearts of foodies around the world, including Japan's.
2020/03/10 | TNL Staff
Taiwan's Second Wave Response to Curb Coronavirus Spread
Taiwan is pursuing new preventive and disease control measures against the COVID-19 outbreak, despite exclusion from the World Health Organization.
2020/02/04 | TNL Staff
Ghost Island Media Spearheads Taiwan’s Rising Podcast Industry
Taipei-based Ghost Island Media is at the frontline of Taiwan's podcast industry, producing quality shows both in Mandarin and English.
Danish Entrepreneurs Reshape Coffee Roasting and Rigid Work Culture
Ailio, a Taiwanese startup founded by a pair of Danish twin brothers, developed a sustainable coffee roasting technology with an appreciation of the Danish lifestyle.
Taiwan’s Craft Beer Industry in Search of a Local Identity
Taiwan's burgeoning craft beer scene has come a long way since independent brewing was legalized in 2002. However, the breweries have wildly different ideas about using local ingredients and what makes a Taiwanese craft beer Taiwanese.
2020/02/19 | TNL Feature
Explore Old Taipei With These 10 Hidden Gems in Dadaocheng
Dadaocheng is historic neighborhood that's being revived by a new breed of creatives and trendy shops. Here's our selection of secret hot spots for you.
2020/01/27 | Daphne K. Lee
'Parasite' Makes Another Leap for South Korea's Cultural Economy
The viral success of "Parasite" marks another one of South Korea's successful cultural exports. Many critics credit the film's popularity to its universal story of urban poverty, but it goes far beyond the plot twists.
2020/02/12 | Evan Vitkovski
SKRT Streamlines Taiwan’s Scooter Rental Services
With over 14 million registered scooters in Taiwan, new players like SKRT have emerged to digitalize scooter rentals and create easier access for foreign tourists.
2020/03/09 | East Asia Forum
Philippines Bans Deployment of Filipino Workers to Kuwait Due to Mistreatment
The Philippine government restricted the amount of overseas Filipino workers in Kuwait after a series of infractions against the bilateral labor agreement.
2020/01/15 | TAIPEI
New Year Shopping in Taipei: Where the Locals Go, What They Buy, and Why
Are you spending Lunar New Year in Taipei? Immerse yourself with local traditions by visiting the New Year markets and indulging in holiday sweets.
Taipei’s Pay Phones: A Relic of the Past?
Taipei's pay phones are slowly disappearing from the street view.
Anxious Chinese Consumers Expect Coronavirus Crisis to Last Until Summer
Chinese consumers are expecting the coronavirus to last until July despite local economists predicting a quick recovery in the second quarter.
2020/02/26 | TNL Staff
A Coffee Shop Guide to Hsinchu, Taiwan's Fika Capital
Hsinchu perhaps deserves the nickname "Taiwan's fika capital," perfect for coffee lovers who like to enjoy a cozy afternoon.
2020/03/13 | The Conversation
‘Cabin Fever’: The Social and Psychological Impacts of a Coronavirus Lockdown
As the COVID-19 outbreak intensifies, mass isolation in virus epicenters is becoming a common tactic. The psychological and social impact of these measures are starting to emerge.
2020/03/16 | every little d
Bars for One: 6 Bars for Solo Drinkers in Taipei
Whether you need alone time or social distancing, follow this list of bars to find your quiet corner in Taipei with a good glass of cocktail.
2020/03/17 | The Conversation
How to Stay Connected and Avoid the Side Effects of Social Distancing
While social distancing can minimize the spread of the coronavirus, it can induce more stress and weaken immune responses. How can we stay healthy and connected during this time?
2020/03/06 | The Interpreter
When Philippines Democracy Hit Midlife Crisis
The Philippines’ democracy turned 34 last week but continues to flirt with authoritarian fantasies.