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2017/02/28 | TNL Staff

Pizza Hut and Politics Detract from Somber Day in Taiwan

For many in Taiwan, February 28 is a day to reflect on the country’s brutal history, but the somber occasion has been marred by distractions this year.

2017/02/27 | Sarah Karacs

Can Cantopop Make a Comeback?

'Cantopop culture is a very important part of Hong Kong identity. Over the past few years the so-called 'local conscious' has risen, but Cantopop has been in decline.'

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

2017/02/26 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

RECIPE: Taiwanese Style Poached Pork

Poached pork is a great method of preventing a debilitating bout of PDS (pork deficiency syndrome). No need to consult a doctor for this recipe, diagnosis: delicious.

2017/02/25 | Eric Grundhauser

Competitive Eating Was Even More Disgusting in the 17th Century

For the Great Eater of Kent, it was all ale-soaked bread and wheelbarrows of tripe.

2017/01/25 | 廣編企劃

Carrefour Brings Back the Good Old Days

Changing an industry is a step-by-step process. First we identify our customers’ problems and then improve on them. We keep improving our service because we really care about our customers’ needs. What we want is to bring back that ‘good old day’ feeling when you shop with your family in our stores.

2017/02/24 | Xing Tingting

Why Chinese Millennials Are Starry-Eyed Over Horoscopes

Astrology, tarot-reading and fortune-telling are all enjoying a huge resurgence as young people in China go online to seek answers about their future.

2016/05/20 | 廣編企劃

Think You Know Chiayi? Check Out These Fun Facts!

How much do you know about Chiayi? Let's get to know Chiayi with the city's historical and geographic background along with some fun facts!

2017/02/21 | Sarah Karacs

Should Hong Kong Keep its Zoo?

The debate around the existence of Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Garden comes at a time of shifting values towards animal rights in the city and across Asia.

2017/02/19 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

RECIPE: Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken

This special snack is one of Taiwan's must-have street foods today.

2016/05/06 | 廣編企劃

Tired of all the Secret Spots in Taiwan? Come Broaden Your Horizons!

Since the trial operation of the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum began, the daily free admission of 1,000 visitors has increased to 1,750 visitors. The number was even bumped up to 5,000 visitors during spring break...

2017/02/19 | Steven Crook

South Taiwan’s Hakka Strongholds (Part 2)

Taiwan’s southern half is a stronghold of Taiwanese Holo culture, and it’s where you will find the ancient former capital, Tainan, as well as Kaohsiung. At the same time, the south has intriguing pockets of Hakka culture and tradition waiting to be explored.

2017/02/16 | Fan Yiying

Sorority Gives China's One-Child Generation a Taste of Sisterhood

An entrepreneur builds a home and haven for young, professional “leftover women” in Shanghai.

2017/02/14 | Mo Tz-pin

Valentine's Day: 'Crush this Love Capitalism'

'Religious overtones have been twisted and turned into a vehicle to make money.'

2017/02/14 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Bringing the ‘Instagram Printing Vendor’ to Taiwan

'I was the only one who believed in it,' says Mike Sung, the 26-year-old who introduced FotoNota to Taiwan.

2017/02/13 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

OPINION: Towards Safer Traffic in Taiwan — It's Not the Culture that Kills

For traffic safety to radically improve in Taiwan, rather than design the streets to be convenient mostly for cars, the built environment of cities and towns should be re-oriented so that it is convenient for pedestrians, mass public transit, and small size vehicles.

2017/02/13 | David Paulk

This Un-American Life: China’s Struggling Podcast Industry

What’s keeping Western-style podcasts from carving out a mobile entertainment niche in China?

2017/02/12 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

RECIPE: Three Cup Chicken

Remember to fire up the rice cooker. This is not a dainty dish.

2017/02/08 | Steven Crook

South Taiwan’s Hakka Strongholds (Part One)

Taiwan’s southern half is a stronghold of Taiwanese Holo culture, and it’s where you will find the ancient former capital, Tainan, as well as Kaohsiung. At the same time, the south has intriguing pockets of Hakka culture and tradition waiting to be explored.

2017/02/07 | Ivan Labayne

The Changing Power of Rumors

Rumor sharing, or ‘pasa-bilis,' played a crucial role in the eventual overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. Today it finds one of its most supreme expressions in the form of the internet, only with a different function, Ivan Labayne writes.