Business Opportunity or Social Trap behind the “Lonely Economy”?

The term “Lonely economy” implies that people can relieve their loneliness through on-line services, such as dating apps and live streams. According to Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior, the number of Taiwanese who live alone was nearly 3.05 million in 2020, which accounts for over 34% of the total number of households in Taiwan. This indicated that Taiwan has gradually entered the era of “single society”, with many people living on their own, such as divorcees, single parents, and affluent yuppies. The single society has in fact made many people aware of the huge business opportunities behind “loneliness” or the lack of human connections. Is a lonely economy an antidote to modern peoples’ loneliness, or an addictive drug that cannot actually satisfy their psychological needs?

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Art on Your Nails

Nowadays, people hold different views about beauty. In order to jump on the bandwagon in fashion, some people buy lots of luxurious and elegant-looking clothes, jewelry, bags and so on. Others polish their nails as a way to show their good taste in fashion. In fact, nail salons are ubiquitous in Taiwan, as more and more people like to decorate their nails in gorgeous ways.

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聖誕文化深耕全球 疫情下的歲末祝福

聖誕節是基督教文化為主的國家的重要節日,每逢佳節來臨,各國便相繼舉辦相關活動。即便聖誕節起源於西方,透過越來越發達的國際移動與多年的跨文化交流,東方人如今也樂於慶祝,台灣的聖誕節也充滿過節的氛圍。

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