Yong-Hua selecting books. Photo/Chrissy Low Chu Yee

Sunset Industry: Decrease in Number of Book Rental Stores

Walt Disney once said, “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island.” Though book has been regarded as a source of knowledge, bookstores in Taiwan are shutting down fast due to high rent and shrinking sales, as well as the changes in people’s reading habits.


Traditional Brewing Art of Taiwan Black Bean Soy Sauce

Indispensable to daily cooking, especially among Chinese, soy sauce has become a crucial seasoning in cooking Chinese dishes.  Black bean or soybean sauces have evolved as time passes with people nowadays usually prefer buying soy sauce sold in supermarkets at affordable prices.  In fact, most of these low-priced soy sauce consist of harmful additives that might endanger our health.