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  1. coronavirus
    Asian Areas Lauded for Coronavirus Response See a New Wave of CasesHong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan have a new lesson for the U.S. — don’t let up too soon.
  2. gallery
    14 Photos of What Public Life Looks Like During a Coronavirus OutbreakThe emptiness is eerie.
  3. rip
    Model and Actor Godfrey Gao Dead at 35He suffered a heart attack while filming a reality show.
  4. lgbtq rights
    Taiwan Just Passed Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law“We took a big step towards true equality, and made Taiwan a better country.”
  5. travel
    Taiwanese ‘Bikini Climber’ Dies on 25-Day Solo HikeGigi Wu was known for posting photos of herself in swimsuits on mountain summits.
  6. mysteries
    Taiwanese Ministry Calls Murder Accusation by Women Lost at Sea ‘Groundless’Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava claimed that the boat credited with finding them had actually tried to kill them.
  7. marketing fails
    Pizza Hut Commemorated Taiwan’s Bloodiest Massacre with ‘Killer’ Combo DealsAn ad invited customers to “celebrate” the day Taiwan’s infamous White Terror period began.
  8. Trump Sends Belated New Year’s Greetings to Chinese LeaderAfter provoking China before and immediately after his election, the president is playing a poor game of diplomatic catch-up.
  9. international affairs
    China Will Return Seized Research Drone, But Trump Says They Should Keep ItHe had originally called the incident an “unpresidented” act.
  10. China Responds to Trump’s Provocations by Flying Bomber Over South China SeaAfter Trump suggested he might support an independent Taiwan, China flew a nuclear-capable bomber over disputed islands in the South China Sea.
  11. Bob Dole Has Lobbied Trump on Taiwan’s Behalf for MonthsThe former senator was paid $20,000 a month to get Trump to cozy up to Taiwan.
  12. Here’s a Little-Discussed Reason That Trump’s Taiwanese Call Was So ProvocativeThe president-elect did not upset China simply by talking with the government in Taiwan. That government is now ruled by a party Beijing loathes.
  13. international affairs
    Intentional or Accidental, Trump’s Taiwan Call Risks a Diplomatic DisasterChina has lodged a complaint about the call, while Trump lodges a complaint against foreign-policy experts who are wondering if he’s in over his head.
  14. new faces of things
    Meet The First Asian Model for Maybelline WorldwideTaiwanese model I-Hua on beauty, bullying, and beef soup.
  15. game of drones
    Drone Gets Close-Up Views of Oil Spill Off TaiwanA ship ran aground earlier this month on a reef, near a major fishing area and nuclear power plant. 
  16. awful things
    Earthquake in Taiwan Leaves at Least 14 Dead, More Than 150 MissingA 17-story residential building collapsed while hundreds were still inside.
  17. total win
    Tsai Ing-wen Has Been Elected Taiwan’s First Female President Well done.
  18. handshakes
    Leaders of China and Taiwan Meet for the First TimeIt’s unclear whether anything will actually change between the two rival countries as a result, however.
  19. celebrity politics
    Katy Perry’s Latest Controversial Outfit Is Surprisingly PoliticalSee the singer’s latest controversial costume.
  20. milestones
    Farewell, Funeral Strippers, We Hardly Knew YeFunerals in China will be less festive.
  21. Bad Ideas
    Restaurant Owner Isn’t Sure Why Everyone Hated Her Nazi-Themed Spaghetti“Long Live Nazi Spaghetti” had its share of critics.
  22. Dozens Dead As Plane Crashes Into Residential Buildings in TaiwanThe passenger jet was attempting an emergency landing. 
  23. Video Feed
    Watch Tom Cruise Make Soup Dumplings at Din Tai Fung, Also Opening in SouthOwner Frank Yang smells success in Southern California’s shopping malls.
  24. Mediavore
    Food Poisoning Strikes Selena Gomez, Jennfer Hudson, and The Playboy JazzCertain locations of the pie-making chain close in the middle of lunch service while customers are still eating.
  25. Mediavore
    Eating Grilled Bat; Encino Restaurants Awash in ‘A’ RatingsThe winged marsupials might just be “the single worst thing” one man has ever eaten.
  26. america's sweetheart
    CGI Sarah Palin Winks a Lot, Pole Dances, and Smokes a JointThe latest animated video out of Taiwan.
  27. iphone therefore i am
    Steve Jobs Is Darth Vader NowAccording to yet another hilarious Taiwanese CGI creation.
  28. the goreacle
    CGI Al Gore Is Scary, Steamy, and More Than a Little Bit PoodleyThis time, the Taiwan-made animated video explaining Gore’s accused sexual harassment includes a cameo by his former boss!
  29. MEdiavore
    J. Gold Serves Up Udon; UCLA Reveals Its Food ClosetL.A. biggest critic offers a Japanese movie at L.A.’s film festival and The Bruins provide for hungry students.
  30. Mediavore
    Jersey Shore Has its Own Top Chef; 513-Lb. Tuna Sells for $177,000An MTV reality star knows how to cook and a Bluefin Tuna fetched a record price in Tokyo.
  31. Mediavore
    Paula Deen Plans Food for Jonas Brother’s Wedding; Bruce Willis Pushes SobieskiA celeb chef writes a menu for a celeb wedding and a Polish vodka gains a new U.S. pitchman and shareholder..