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2016/08/12 | TNL Staff

BREAKING: Thailand Rocked By Eight Explosions

Several bombs have exploded in Thailand in the past 24 hours, killing at least four people.

2017/07/09 | TNL Staff

Five Places to Taste Taiwan's Fruit

Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for places to taste fruits in Taipei.

2018/02/04 | TNL Staff

Week in Focus: Loyalty and Technology

The UK government loses loyalty points in Hong Kong as technology extends its reach into daily life.

2016/08/12 | TNL Staff

10 Inmates Killed in Philippines Prison Grenade Blast

At least 10 inmates who were killed at a prison in the Philippines on Thursday may have been trying to escape.

2017/02/16 | TNL Staff

INFOGRAPHIC: How Wide Does the Sky Lantern Clean-Up Need to Be?

The once annual event has now turned into a daily tourist attraction that harms the environment.

2017/09/23 | TNL Staff

Lodging in Taipei: A Journey into History

'Good Eye Taipei' recommends unique hotels and hostels in Taipei.

2020/07/17 | TNL Staff

Chen Chu Confirmed as Head of Control Yuan Amid Lawmaker Brawl

Taiwan's legislature approved the appointment of Chen Chu as the head of the Control Yuan despite a rather chaotic morning.

2020/09/02 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Unveils New Passport Design

Taiwan has revealed a new passport design, reducing the size of the words "Republic of China."

2016/12/27 | TNL Staff

Trending in Taiwan Today

The biggest stories around Taiwan today.

2018/01/21 | TNL Staff

Week in Focus: Joshua Wong Heads Back to Jail

Freedom around the region defined the week as Joshua Wong again provided a focus for the decline of liberty in Hong Kong.

2017/01/01 | TNL Staff

The News Lens Picks of the Week

In case you missed it, a selection of the best writing from The News Lens this week.

2017/06/13 | TNL Staff

BREAKING: Panama Cuts Ties with Taiwan, Switches to Beijing

Panama is the latest of Taiwan's diplomatic allies to ditch it for Beijing.

2020/04/15 | TNL Staff

The Story Behind the ‘Taiwan Can Help’ Ad on New York Times

On Tuesday, the New York Times ran an ad funded by a grassroots campaign to highlight Taiwan's success in the Covid-19 pandemic despite exclusion from the WHO. Here's the background on how this came about.

2020/09/08 | TNL Staff

Taiwan's Opposition Party Says No to American Pork

Food safety concerns have triggered domestic political debate in Taiwan over allowing the import of U.S. pork containing ractopamine, a leanness-enhancing additive.