The Weird and Wonderful viral Trends of Taiwan

With the cinnamon challenge and all that business regarding the Harlem Shake, you could forgive the West for thinking they were unbeatable when it came to weird viral trends. However, no one has anything on Taiwan, where the internet is seen as a platform to expose the zaniest and most nonsensical trends. Don’t believe us?…

Tourist Hotspots in Taipei, Taiwan

In year 2014, Taiwan received around 10 million International tourists, and the vast majority of these headed for Taipei, which is quickly becoming one of the most popular city break destinations in the world. It is already more popular than Shanghai, Vienna and even Tokyo, which would come as a surprise to many. The majority…

Chen Wei-ting Bio: Sunflower Movement Student Leader

Chen Wei Ting 陳為廷, born on December 11, 1990, is originally from Taiwan’s western city of Miaoli and is of Hakka descent. Chen’s original name was Huang Wei Jie黃暐傑but later changed it to his mother’s surname after his mother passed away due to cancer when he was 13 years old, according to Taiwan’s media. Chen’s…

Claims regarding trade pact to allow Chinese workers into Taiwan’s blue-collar sector wrong, says legislator

Taiwan Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Alex Tsai (蔡正元) has told Taiwan media that the Sunflower Movement’s claims of Taiwan facing the possibility of losing its service industry to Chinese mainlanders are flat out wrong. Tsai was referring to recent debate that was sparked by the opposition Sunflower Movement over a trade agreement, which claimed the trade…

Will Apple release a 12.85-inch iPad?

More rumors are coming out of supply chains in Asia that Apple will release a 12.85-inch product rumored to be called an iPad during the second half of 2014. Tablet supply chains makers, including touch panel and panel makers from Japan and Taiwan have all reportedly started seeing orders for the device and are beginning…