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2016/08/11 | TNL Staff

Taipei 101 to Welcome 2017 With…Light Show

Rather than the usual fireworks, a light show and France’s famous Strasbourg Christmas Market will help revelers welcome 2017 in Taipei.

2016/08/10 | TNL Staff

Vietnam Deploys ‘State-of-the-Art’ Rocket Launchers in S China Sea

Vietnam is reported to have moved a new Israel-made rocket launcher to five areas in the Spratlys.

2016/08/09 | TNL Staff

INTERVIEW: Diaries of Taiwan's Pokemon Addicts

The News Lens International talks to a group of people caught chasing digital monsters around Taipei.

2016/08/08 | TNL Staff

South China Sea Watch No. 6

An overview of the past week's key developments in the South China Sea.

2016/08/04 | TNL Staff

ANALYSIS: Singapore’s New Justice Law has Far-Reaching Implications

A new bill, which will undergo a second reading on Aug. 15, could have a chilling effect on freedom of expression in Singapore and abroad.

2016/07/28 | TNL Staff

China Encourages Local Internet Enterprises to Expand into HK and Macau

China flexes its muscles over online media while urging Chinese Internet companies to expand into Hong Kong and Macau.

2016/07/20 | TNL Staff

BREAKING: Seaplane Crashes Into Bridge in Shanghai, 5 Dead

Ten people were on board the nine-seater seaplane, which crashed 10 minutes after takeoff.

2016/07/06 | TNL Staff

Six Elderly Residents Killed in Taiwan Retirement Home Blaze

Police are trying to determine whether insufficient staff may have hampered evacuation efforts.

2016/07/03 | TNL Staff

9th SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School Promises Much Excitement

With film, music and politics, this summer's lineup is one of the best in years.

2016/06/13 | TNL Staff

Chinese Films Cross Fingers for Distribution Slot in Taiwan

Cross-strait relations don’t only come up in politics, but in the movie industry as well. And in this battle, the Chinese are at a disadvantage in the Taiwanese market.

2016/06/13 | TNL Staff

Second Canadian Hostage Killed by Abu Sayyaf in Philippines

The ISIS-linked organization had set a deadline of 3pm today to receive ransom. Two other hostages remain in captivity.