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2017/04/26 | TNL Staff

A Dark Year for Press Freedom

The underlying story in Asia is that most countries in the region are in a 'difficult situation' or a 'very serious situation,' according to the world's press freedom watchdog.

2017/04/25 | TNL Staff

ILLUSTRATION: Eight Popular Chinese Herbal Medicines

With over 300 herbs being used today, The News Lens shares eight most common Chinese herbal medicines and what they treat.

2017/04/11 | TNL Staff

INFOGRAPHIC: China the World’s Top Executor in 2016

The number of death sentences and executions in China each year are both in the thousands.

2017/04/08 | TNL Staff

No Taiwan Mention After Trump-Xi Summit as Focus Turns to Syria

Ahead of the talks, while most Taiwan experts anticipated a benign outcome for Taiwan from the summit, few, given the Trump administration’s unpredictability, were willing to fully rule out the possibility of an unexpected statement or announcement.

2017/04/07 | TNL Staff

Reporters Without Borders Picks Taipei over Hong Kong

RSF told The New York Times the organization originally wanted to open its Asia office in Hong Kong but the organization was concerned about 'a lack of legal certainty' and surveillance of its members.