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2017/01/30 | Jules Quartly

Two Ends of the Celebrity Chef Spectrum in Taiwan

Famous foreign personalities like Jamie Oliver bring business expertise, but in the long run it is local master chefs like André Chiang who will carry the torch.

2017/02/04 | Luc Forsyth and Denise Hruby

Yunnan Village Turns ‘Grapes of God’ into Big Bucks

As China’s demand for wine grows, a small Catholic village with a 150-year tradition is raking in the profits.

2017/03/20 | Matthew Fulco

Trouble for Taiwan’s Paradise

With casino gaming off the table, the economy of the idyllic offshore islands of Penghu is more dependent than ever on shaky seasonal tourism.

2017/05/30 | Chen Ronghui

China's No-Name Models Wear 500 Dresses A Day

Showroom models embody fast fashion in China’s crowded wholesale markets.

2017/07/17 | Central News Agency

Nearly One in Three Taiwanese Kids Suffer Mental Disorders - Study

Among 100,000 children in Taiwan, 3,100 have thought of taking their own lives, according to the findings of the three-year study.

2017/08/07 | Tyler Prochazka

Curing the ‘Ghost Island’: Why Taiwan Needs Basic Income

Sun Yat-sen believed that the benefits from natural resources, monopolies and property should be shared amongst all citizens. This is precisely the philosophy behind UBI, argues Tyler Prochazka.

2017/08/07 | Saigoneer

A Brief History of Vietnam's Curry

The roots of Vietnam’s curries, or cà ri, stretch across Asia back to the Indian subcontinent.

2017/08/09 | Kuan Chen

Q&A: Eatgether, The App Connecting Strangers Through Food

While technology has distanced us from each other, Eatgether wants to create the possibility for more face-to-face interactions.

2017/08/10 | Wanning Sun

From Mao to TV Health Shows: The Changing Chain of Command Facing China's Elderly

Having lived through the Maoist decades when the Party-state told them how to live their private lives, senior citizens are now learning to become self-governing subjects, writes Wanning Sun.

2018/05/04 | Nick Aspinwall

Taiwan Protests Ignite Calls for Centralized Labor, Fire Safety Regulations

In the aftermath of Saturday’s Chin Poon fire, workers’ rights and firefighter’s groups are demanding a streamlined approach to safety at industrial sites – and are calling on Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor to step up.

2018/06/14 | Michael Beltran

A Gospel for the Barrios: The Philippines' Unshakable Sister Patricia Fox

The Australian nun's story of state-led persecution at the hands of the president himself throws into sharp relief what it means to be a missionary and a Filipino.

2020/03/24 | TNL Staff

Netflix to Unveil More Korean Dramas for Quarantine Entertainment

Netflix will roll out more Korean drama series and films to keep people entertained during coronavirus quarantine.

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.

2020/03/26 | 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.

2020/04/01 | Syrena Lin

The Conflicting Values of Taiwan’s Comedy and Gender Discussions

Taiwanese comedian Brian Tseng has recently stirred yet another controversy with his unfiltered comedy.

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.