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2020/09/15 | Brian Hioe

Let a Hundred Collectives Bloom!

A seemingly endless stream of parody accounts of a pro-Chinese Communist Party group called Qiao Collective appeared on Twitter. Here's the backstory.

2020/09/14 | every little d

The 3 Pregame Street Food Shops To Hit Before Clubbing at Pawnshop

Within 15 minutes walking distance of the Taipei nightclub Pawnshop are three food vendors with Michelin 'Bib Gourmand' status. Here's what we ate and saw.

2020/09/02 | Daphne K. Lee

Violent Waves Can't Stop Keelung's Midsummer Ghost Festival

Once a year, spirits from the underworld are released into the world for a monthlong "summer vacation."

2020/08/05 | every little d

This Taipei Restaurant Reinvents Traditional Taiwanese Breakfast

In an alley near Xingtian Temple lies one of Taipei's most satisfying breakfast joints, Soft Power.

2020/07/16 | every little d

6 Tips for Taiwan’s Traditional Markets

The tricks of navigating a traditional market, from following the example of the aunties, to making friends with the vendors, are nothing more than the skills of navigating everyday life.

2020/07/10 | every little d

Animal Crossing Movies May Be the Next Big Trend in Video Gaming

Beneath all the attention on eGamers and Twitch streams, there has been a rise in new professions within the gaming industry. In-game photographers, and video game directors are at the vanguard of the industries increasing focus on art.

2020/06/25 | TJ Ting

OPINION: In Defense of Dragon Boat Festival

This Dragon Boat Festival, we must remember not to conflate a cultural tradition with a nation, country, or government.

2020/06/24 | TAIPEI

Your Guide to Taipei’s Dragon Boat Festival

No spectators are allowed at the dragon boat competition this year, but you can watch the race online or on TV. And feel free to devour all the rice dumplings you can.

2020/06/19 | Syrena Lin

Taiwan’s Civil War... Over Rice Dumplings

What is Taiwan's eternal debate over Northern and Southern rice dumplings about?

2020/06/19 | TAIPEI

Beat the Taipei Heat This Summer With These 5 Family-Friendly Outdoor Destinations

Are you looking for places to go in Taipei besides your air-conditioned living room during the excruciatingly hot summer? Here are some family-friendly destinations where you can enjoy some outdoor fun and cool off.

2020/06/18 | TAIPEI

Taiwanese 'Teatime': Take a Break With the Island's Sweets and Treats

Taiwan has so many snacks to offer that you can find anything — from sweet to savory — to satisfy your taste palette.

2020/06/15 | Pingtung County Government

7 Must-Visit Seaside Sights in Pingtung, Southern Taiwan

The sea is perhaps Pingtung's greatest attraction. As the summer travel season arrives, here are some must-see seaside vistas.

2020/06/09 | Daphne K. Lee

One Year On, Hongkongers Changed but Unmoved

On the one year anniversary of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, the media's rush to pronounce the "end of Hong Kong" doesn't consider the changes the protest has brought about among Hongkongers — or the long term.

2020/06/01 | Voice of America

On US College Campuses, Student Groups Call for Closure of Beijing-Funded Confucius Institutes

An open letter from two major U.S. college political organizations has called for the closure of Confucius Institutes, citing the threat the institutes pose to academic freedom.

2020/05/28 | Syrena Lin

The Women Behind MOWES, Taipei’s Inclusive Community Space

MOWES offers fitness, art, and language classes. However, the community space has been struggling with lower attendance rates and postponed grants under Covid-19.

2020/05/27 | Nicholas Haggerty

What Does It Mean to Be an Expat, Anyway?

Foreigners, expats, immigrants, migrant workers. Will these class labels have the same meaning in the post-pandemic world?

2020/05/26 | Syrena Lin

Can Social Distancing Free Us From Networking?

As social activities are at an all-time low, are we realizing that social events and networking are overrated and mostly unnecessary?

2020/05/25 | Ying-yu Alicia Chen

Muslims in Taiwan Celebrate End of Ramadan Under Major Changes

Muslims in Taiwan marked the end of Ramadan on Sunday. Taiwan's Covid-19 response allowed for relatively open celebrations, but social distancing measures and employer restrictions remained obstacles for many.