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2018/11/19 | New Bloom

Pre-Referenda LGBT Rights Rally Draws 100,000 in Taipei

Taiwan's LGBTQ rights movement is mobilizing ahead of referenda on marriage equality and gender equity education this Saturday.

2020/03/12 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Taipei’s Pay Phones: A Relic of the Past?

Taipei's pay phones are slowly disappearing from the street view.

2019/12/10 | Syrena Lin

Travel Back in Time With ‘Dadaocheng Museum’ This Weekend

The annual event “Dadaocheng Museum” will allow Taipei visitors to explores historical buildings that are usually closed off to the public.

2020/03/06 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

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.

2019/11/06 | Pingtung County Government

12 Stunning Hiking Trails in Pingtung, Southern Taiwan

Pingtung offers some of the most secluded and unexplored hiking trails in Taiwan. How many of them have you been to?

2019/07/18 | Saigoneer

Connecting With Cities Through Urban Sketching

Louis Barnard no longer takes photos to share with his family, opting instead to share intimate urban sketches to document Vietnamese culture.

2019/03/22 | Saigoneer

Taiwan Has Implemented Stricter Visa Rules for Vietnamese Tourists

Taiwan re-opened its Kuan Hung visa program for Vietnamese nationals this week, but the rules have been tightened following a high-profile case of missing Vietnamese tourists.

2018/11/02 | Kim Chan

Hong Kong's Siu-fung Law Is a Bodybuilder, Poet, and Genderqueer Icon

Siu-fung recalls her discovery of her non-binary gender identity through poetry and weightlifting.

2020/10/16 | every little d

A Pirate House in the Matsu Islands Reimagined as Restaurant and Shop

Xiwei Peninsula opened its doors midsummer this year. It’s a small shop that can satisfy the stomachs of hungry travelers, along with offering imported and local goods for sale.

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.

2020/10/04 | TAIPEI

Traditional Markets: Extraordinary Witnesses of Ordinary Times

Forget about night markets. Traditional markets in Taipei are the best places to scout for cheap and delicious foods.

2019/06/18 | Jay Lin

Taking Taiwan's Progress to the Global Stage

Organizations in other Asian countries are looking to Taiwan to show the way forward for LGBT rights.

2018/10/19 | 1095 Culture Studio

New Board Game Lets Children Unmask Taiwan's Migrant Worker Woes

A new board game allows students to experience the difficult life choices and hardships of Taiwan’s migrant workers.

2018/10/01 | TNL Staff

Saluting a Grieving Vietnamese Father After His Son's Tragic Taiwan Death

A social worker with a Taiwanese NGO reflects on helping a man through the impossible grief of losing his son to preventable police violence in a faraway land.

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.

2019/07/11 | Op-Ed

Why Become a YouTuber? Our Children Think It's Easy Money

If your children aspire to become a YouTuber, do they have what it takes to be successful?

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.

2018/09/14 | Saigoneer

Mesmerizing Video Delivers 'A Taste of Vietnam'

This five-minute video will have you salivating your way to a trip to Vietnam.