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2018/12/28 | TNL Staff
Thailand Becomes First Southeast Asian Country to Legalize Medical Marijuana
Medical cannabis is being legalized in what the Thai government calls a 'New Year's gift' to the people.
2018/11/24 | TNL Staff
Young, Taiwanese and Political: Youth Politics in 2018
There are signs that the wave of energy among young voters and politicians captured by the Sunflower Movement is starting tom break through into a new kind of politics.
2018/10/14 | TNL Staff
Dispatch from a Taiwanese Ship Docked in East India
Docking in the sub-continent can be a tiresome experience.
2018/10/01 | TNL Staff
Saluting a Grieving Vietnamese Father After His Son's Tragic Taiwan Death
A social worker with a Taiwanese NGO reflects on helping a man through the impossible grief of losing his son to preventable police violence in a faraway land.
2018/09/19 | TNL Staff
Family Demands Justice After Vietnamese Man Dies in Police Handcuffs
Hoang Van Doan died in April after being detained by, and escaping from, police in the mountains of Alishan. His family wants a full investigation.
2018/09/10 | TNL Staff
CONFESSION: How I Became Complicit in Overworking Taiwan's Bus Drivers
Tired bus drivers are a danger to us all. Here, a middle man in the disputes between bus companies and their drivers reveals all the tricks he was forced to use to keep drivers overworked.
2018/08/03 | TNL Staff
Ramon Magsaysay Awardees Bring Hope and Peace to Asia
The Philippine-run program The Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as Asia's equivalent of the Nobel Prize,  announced the list of six 2018 winners from various countries in Asia.
2018/07/17 | TNL Staff
PHILIPPINES: A 5 Step Guide to Becoming a Communist Guerrilla
Interested in joining the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines? A millennial shares some inside observations to help you decide whether you have what it takes.
2018/06/27 | TNL Staff
Japanese Manga Commemorates Birth of Filipino Hero Jose Rizal
Japanese creatives have released a free manga commemorating the 157th anniversary of the birth of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal.
2018/06/01 | TNL Staff
Taiwan's Latest Emergency Services Salary Switcharoo
Junior cops are getting promised a raise of a whopping NT$1,370 per month, but two-thirds won't see it. Firefighters are also getting hosed.