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2019/09/06 | TNL Staff
Taiwan Is Named the Best Destination for Expats In 2019
Taiwan is the most beloved destination for expats in 2019, surpassing other popular destinations in Asia like Vietnam, Singapore, and Hong Kong.
2019/10/16 | TNL Staff
Taiwan 2020: Who's Ahead in the Presidential Polls
A real-time estimate of who is likely to win Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, based on an unweighted average of opinion polls conducted by various media outlets and political parties.
2016/11/08 | TNL Staff
Taiwan Edges Closer to Gay Marriage as Law Amendments Clear First Reading
Taiwan has edged closer to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, after proposed amendments to marriage laws passed the first reading in its parliament today.
2019/08/22 | TNL Staff
Winter Is Coming: Who Will Survive Taiwan's 2020 Game of Thrones?
Taiwan's 2020 presidential election is a real-life Game of Thrones.
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.
2016/08/30 | TNL Staff
BREAKING: Explosion at Chinese Embassy in Bishkek
Early reports say a vehicle with explosives on board rammed into the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital. One dead and three injured reported.
2019/08/05 | TNL Staff
A Visual Review of Hong Kong's Artful Protest
Protest art has been the creative backbone of Hong Kong's anti-extradition movement.
2019/10/23 | TNL Staff
Stroll Around Yilan for a Weekend Getaway From Taipei
Yilan is only a two-hour drive from Taipei but provides a completely different experience from the bustling capital city.
2019/08/28 | TNL Staff
Taipei-Based Mobile Only Accelerator Graduates Its 7th Cohort of Asia-Pacific Startups
The SOSV-backed accelerator graduates a new cohort of global startups pioneering health tech, education, fintech, social commerce and entertainment.
2016/10/13 | TNL Staff
Cracks Show in KMT as Chair Plans China Visit
The internal divide within Taiwan’s opposition party is showing as some members question the chair’s upcoming visit to Beijing.
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.
2016/11/06 | TNL Staff
[BREAKING] Protesters Clash with Police in Hong Kong
Protesters have clashed with police on the streets of Hong Kong today over Beijing's interference in local politics.
2017/07/13 | TNL Staff
'The Chinese Government Has Lost' - Tributes for Liu Xiaobo
'His courage and his sacrifice for his country will inspire millions of Chinese activists and dissidents to persevere.'
2019/08/26 | TNL Staff
3 Things We Learned From the 936 Banned Chinese Twitter Accounts
Twitter recently removed 936 China-linked accounts in a disinformation crackdown — let's take a look at how the internet army behaves.