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Taiwan’s Minimum Wage Sucks – Why I’m Concerned

I came to Taiwan over three years ago. since then, I graduated with a Master’s, got jobs that I was interested in, found my partner, and created my own wee life for myself. Yet, I’m still worried about the future in Taiwan for a few reasons. One big reason that makes me consider my future […]

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A Guide to Finding a Job in Taiwan

Finding a job in Taiwan isn’t straightforward. From job hunting in a market that isn’t beaming with jobs, to the legal side of applying for work permits and ARCs, the whole experience can be a bit of a hassle. Don’t get me wrong, job hunting anywhere in the world is always a stressful ordeal, but […]

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10 Terrible Business Ideas in Taiwan

Understanding a market is like understanding another person. It takes time, and if you try to rush everything, you might regret it like that one Tinder date that turned into something you’d rather forget. The Taiwanese market has a lot of its own kinks, and if you want to be successful, here are some business […]

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Loneliness in Taiwan – Some Tips to Get Over the Hump

Living internationally opened me up to so many new experiences. Languages, culture, my partner, and career prospects in a field that I can honestly tell myself in the mirror is interesting; sadly nothing else in the mirror is though. Yet, there are still days when I can’t help but feel somewhat lonely. It’s natural for […]

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Taiwan Memes

Taiwan Memes in March & April 2019

Ah yes, the memes have been going crazy the last two months. You all seem to be enjoying them more and more, so I’ll keep them coming. If you’re enjoying Nihao’s It Going’s memes, then I invite you to check out our “The Danbing Times” page for more satire!

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Taiwan Memes

Taiwan Memes in February 2019

The memes have been flowing a lot more lately. Apparently, people really like any meme that makes fun of the Taiwanese news media or supports Taiwanese independence. Feel free to share any of these memes, and enjoy!  

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10 Great Taiwanese Films You Should Check Out

Taiwanese film has been one of my favorite resources for trying to understand the society and culture of this island people. I’ve read, lived, and researched so many aspects of life in Taiwan, but it was the cinema that honestly gave me a long-lasting impression and desire to come here. So, it is my pleasure […]

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SEO Insights in Taiwan – An Interview With Pineapple Web

I recently took the time to reach out to an agency to get some insights into search engine optimization (SEO) in Taiwan. For the uninitiated, SEO can be simplified down to being the ‘process of getting organic traffic from search results on search engines.’ Essentially, SEO strategies can help businesses to rank their website on Google’s […]

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