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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.
2018/05/10 | TNL Staff
MALAYSIA: Deja-vu as Mahathir Clinches General Election Vote
GE14 was the most competitive election in the history of Malaysia, with a voter turnout of 80 percent and a razor-thin victory for Mahathir's opposition alliance.
2018/05/01 | TNL Staff
SINGAPORE: Open Letter on PJ Thum and Academic Freedom in Singapore
The controversy over hearings investigating fake news in Singapore have attracted international condemnation.
2018/03/20 | TNL Staff
Suspicion and Anger in Hualien as Earthquake Donations Diverted to Industry
Online rumors have swirled over the management of donations offered by private citizens.
2018/03/09 | TNL Staff
Making Diplomatic Waves off the Diaoyutais
A Taiwanese fishing vessel was water cannoned by Japanese patrol vessels for straying too close to exclusive waters.
2018/02/25 | TNL Staff
Week in Focus: A Glance at Inequality
The growing wealth gap is changing the world from Siberia to South Africa.
2018/02/20 | TNL Staff
As Hualien Recovers, Focus Shifts to Reviving Tourism
Hualien's county magistrate wants to use vouchers to lure in tourists.
2018/02/11 | TNL Staff
Week in Focus: Taiwan is Shaken
Hualien begins to recover as the South Korea's big moment arrives.
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.
2018/01/30 | TNL Staff
BOOK EXCERPT: How Taiwan Changed a Xinjiang Mother
My mom’s trip to Taiwan was a major turning point in her life, opening up a new travel-obsessed chapter. In her old pictures she’d be looking askance, lips shut, not a trace of a smile. Now she looks right at the camera, mouth wide in a smile. She even throws up a peace sign every now and then.
2018/01/30 | TNL Staff
Stickers Unveiled to 'Fix' Taiwan Passport Debacle
Washington DC's airport can still be seen around the edges and the sticker is easily removed, yet Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials are confident the amended passports will not hinder holders' freedom to travel.
2018/01/29 | TNL Staff
Social Workers to Feel the Brunt of Labor Act Amendments
One survey indicates that most social workers in Taiwan already make less than US$1,000 per month.
2018/01/28 | TNL Staff
Week in Focus: Down and Dirty in Davos
Global elites meet in Switzerland as Taiwan wanders off in its own direction.
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.