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2018/11/09 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

'Be Patient': A House Hunting Experience in Taiwan

'My advice to buyers is don’t worry so much about the price, just find the house you like,' says a real estate agent in a city with a higher house-price-to-income ratio than London or New York.

2020/12/11 | Bryan Chou

A Symbol of Pandemics Conquered Paraded Through Taipei

In celebration of his birthday, a palanquin of the Qingshan King was taken on a tour to inspect and give blessings to the city.

2016/10/20 | Alexander Melnik

Being Tongzhi: Examining LGBT Rights In Taiwan

Many consider Taiwan to be East Asia’s friendliest country for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders.

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.

2019/03/25 | Brian Hioe

Daguan Residents Remain Threatened Despite Temporary Halt to Demolition

A temporary halt to the demolition of Daguan Community, a military dependents village in New Taipei, has not answered the question of what comes next for its residents.

2021/04/18 | Clarissa Wei

These Women Are Encouraging Taipei To Eat Its Weeds

While foraging has recently become a trend around the world, Grassland in Dadaocheng is rooted in traditional Taiwanese herbalism.

2020/12/04 | Clarissa Wei

How Taiwan’s Largest Wet Market Was Torn Down and Came Back Stronger Than Ever

Jianguo Market — located in the center of Taichung — was considered one of Taiwan’s largest wet markets. Thanks to local activists, it has thrived despite a relocation.

2019/01/11 | Saigoneer

Vietnam Newlyweds Become 'Inmates for Life' in This Viral Photo Shoot

The Saigon couple took a marriage metaphor literally in a photo shoot that went viral in Vietnam.

2016/11/01 | Hu Yuwei

Why Shanghai’s Michelin Guide Made the Wrong Choices

The release of the city’s first Michelin guide should be a triumph, but why have the authors ignored the opinions of local foodies?

2021/02/12 | Seb Morgan

Where To Travel During Lunar New Year? 5 Alternative Escapes

Here are five alternatives to Taiwan’s major travel destinations you should visit during the Lunar New Year holiday.

2020/12/21 | TAIPEI

Food Sustainability in Taipei, One Neighborhood at a Time — Starting in Nanjichang

Two decades ago, a village chief in Taipei set up the city's first food bank to redistribute unused or unwanted food to those in need in the community. As people are becoming more conscious of food sustainability, he is looking to spread the revolution of “continuous food” across Taipei.

2016/12/16 | Hsu Chia-yu

What's on in Taiwan This Weekend (12/16-18)

What's on this weekend in Taiwan.

2019/11/29 | The Interpreter

Brilliant Time: Bridging the Cultural Gap Between Taiwan and Southeast Asia

A bookstore in New Taipei City is creating a community for Southeast Asian migrant workers in Taiwan and encouraging local Taiwanese to learn about Southeast Asian cultures.

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.

2018/12/28 | The Conversation

Why You Should Make Self-Compassion Your New Year's Resolution in 2019

Resolutions are hard to keep, but being kind to yourself when facing failure helps you build resilience.

2019/03/07 | China Labour Bulletin

CHINA: Food Delivery Drivers in 5 Cities Strike Over Post-New Year Pay Cuts

Workers for Meituan and Ele.me staged strikes in at least 5 Chinese cities shortly after the Lunar New Year holiday.