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2018/01/30 | TNL Staff

BOOK EXCERPT: How Taiwan Changed a Xinjiang Mother

My mom’s trip to Taiwan was a major turning point in her life, opening up a new travel-obsessed chapter. In her old pictures she’d be looking askance, lips shut, not a trace of a smile. Now she looks right at the camera, mouth wide in a smile. She even throws up a peace sign every now and then.

2018/01/28 | Pan Suiming

Not Enough is Known about China's Modern Drug Use

The number of drug users in China increased substantially from 2010 to 2015; there is no evidence that this figure will stop growing.

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?

2018/01/23 | James X. Morris

Destruction of New Taipei's Xindian Cemetery Risks Catastrophic Cultural Loss

The first half of the cemetery was unceremoniously buried in 2016, now the battle is on to rescue and preserve what remains.

2018/01/21 | TNL Staff

Week in Focus: Joshua Wong Heads Back to Jail

Freedom around the region defined the week as Joshua Wong again provided a focus for the decline of liberty in Hong Kong.

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.

2018/01/17 | Anne-Sophie Maurel

PHOTO STORY: Love Commandos, Marrying for Love in India

In India, young lovers threatened with honor crimes are finding solace with a voluntary organization dedicated to rescuing them.

2018/01/16 | Jules Quartly

Taiwan's Road Safety Reports Mask a Worsening Record

Taiwan is a famously safe place to live, work and travel. Yet crossing the road or driving a scooter is like dicing with death.

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!

2018/01/15 | Du Peipei

China Is Trialing a Market-based Approach to Dealing with Illegal Structures

A pioneering community in Nanjing is trialing a market-based approach to rezoning public spaces.

2018/01/14 | Morley J Weston

OPINION: Taiwan Should Abandon the Illusion of the 7-Day Week

Protests against Taiwan's labor law amendments are wide off the mark — Taiwan needs to fundamentally rethink its calendar.

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...