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2020/11/05 | Nelson Chung

What Baseball Says About Taiwanese Culture and Identity

As Taiwanese players have been shining on the baseball diamond these days, it may be a great time to examine the issues relating to Taiwanese culture and identity that linger over the local baseball scene.

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.

2017/01/30 | Michael Beltran

Do We Need Miss Universe?

Miss Universe is more than just a beauty pageant to many in the Philippines.

2017/04/30 | TNL Staff

Six Museums Worth Visiting in Taipei

Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for Taipei’s best museums.

2017/07/26 | Marta Colombo

From Hong Kong to Italy and Back: Heidi Li Sings Her Multicultural Journey

'Jazz is similar to Cantonese opera […] the singer takes over the pace, creating an amazing atmosphere that is almost spiritual.'

2017/06/16 | Wayne Pajunen

Road Rage: Without Law Enforcement Taiwan’s Jekylls Become Hydes

Taiwan’s motorists wait at the intersection of civility and chaos for effective law enforcement to change from red to green.

2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan Tunes Out of TV

Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.

2017/01/19 | Hew Wai Weng

Reclaiming Halal and the Commercialization of Islam

Hew Wai Weng takes a look at what constitutes halal in contemporary Malaysia — a certification that today is less about faith and more about the commercialisation of Islam.

2017/08/04 | Anthony Fung

Behind the Beat in China: Indie Music, Festivals and the Performance Economy

Music sales no longer constitute the major source of revenue for musicians and record companies, particularly for indie bands. Instead, the music industry in China depends largely on live performances.

2017/07/07 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

On the Front Lines of Taiwan's History in Kinmen

Once the focal point of hostilities between China and Taiwan, the Kinmen archipelago has evolved into a fascinating tourist destination.

2017/08/09 | Shannon Lin

The Last of Taiwan's 'Blind Masseurs'

'Blind massage' was first introduced to Taiwan by the Japanese during the colonial era. More than 100 years later, signs for blind massage parlors remain a common sight in the underground malls and streets of Taiwan but the number of masseurs is declining.

2017/04/25 | TNL 編輯

Six Unique Libraries Worth Visiting in Taipei

Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for Taipei’s best places to soak in the charm of libraries.

2017/05/01 | Edward Columbia

Carrying the Torch: Clashing Horns at a Grasslands Festival in Sichuan

[Nonfiction] For China's Yi communities, largely concentrated in the southwestern provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan, the Torch Festival is among the biggest events of the year.

2017/05/11 | James Baron

In the Shade: Exploring Taipei's 'Little Indonesia'

Check out the mouth-watering offerings and curious bicultural idiosyncrasies in Taipei's little slice of Jakarta.