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2016/02/17 | TNL 編輯
South Korea Eyes US Missile Defense System And Stokes Fear In China
As North Korean missile threats expand, South Korea is pushing for deployment of a US high-altitude air defense system, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD). The push, however, has stoked fear in China, which believes deployment of the system could help the US to expand its military power in the region.
2016/05/18 | TNL 編輯
Uber Stumbling in Asia?
Despite Uber's rapid growth in Asia, a powerful Chinese rival in Didi has emerged and tension between Uber and its drivers is now on the rise.
2015/12/17 | TNL 編輯
Research Shows Third-Hand Smoke May Harm Reading Abilities
More than half of the smokers think that as long as they do not smoke in front of their children, the smoke will not affect them. However, this is a false conception.
2017/08/12 | TNL 編輯
Six Performance Spaces in Taipei
'Good Eye Taipei’s' recommendations for performance spaces to check out in Taipei.
2016/01/27 | TNL 編輯
Australian Leaders Unite to Sign Declaration Calling for A Republic
Australia is a constitutional monarchy, with Britain's Queen Elizabeth as head of state. With the declaration, almost all of Australia’s political leaders, including the prime minister and opposition leader, now support the country’s push toward becoming a republic, a move that would be an important assertion of Australians’ national identity.
2016/03/07 | TNL 編輯
All Taiwan Municipalities To Recognize Same-Sex Relationships
Taoyuan will join the other five special municipalities in recognizing household registrations of same-sex relationships starting from March 14. The decision marks the city government’s respect for gender equality, basic human rights and same-sex relationships. Even though the registration will not be legally binding, it can be presented by gay couples as proof of a close relationship when dealing with complex legal disputes.
2015/12/25 | TNL 編輯
Workers Are Scrambling to Finish Construction of the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum
During his presidential campaign, President Ma Ying-jeou said the branch would be opened at the end of April in 2012. He said the construction would be listed in the “I-Taiwan 12 Projects.” However, he failed to realize this promise. Ma said again this March that the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum in Chiayi would be open for a trial operation on December 28. To realize his words, construction workers are scrambling and working 24 hours a day.
2015/08/10 | TNL 編輯
The Last Type Foundry in Taiwan Won't Be Sold for even Billions of Chinese Yuan
The second-generation owner Chang Chieh-kuan says that Taiwan is one of the few places in the world that uses traditional Chinese characters. He believes that he needs to contribute to traditional Chinese characters and promote them to the world. Therefore, he has decided to devote his life to preserving the typing craft.
2016/02/19 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Film Raises Criticism Over Aboriginal Issue
“David Loman 2,”directed by Chu Ke-liang, has hit NT$170 million (approximately US$ five million) at the box office. However, a scene where the actors imitate Tao aboriginals has provoked criticism for not respecting the people.
2016/03/14 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Launches Database on Land Prone to Soil Liquefaction
Taiwan launched an online database that provides locals with information on areas prone to soil liquefaction, a phenomenon where the strength and stiffness of a soil is diminished by earthquakes, making the soil behave like liquid. The phenomenon is believed to be the factors for serious damage caused by earthquakes around the world.
2015/09/22 | TNL 編輯
Tsai Ing-wen's Energy Policy for Taiwan
Tsai says that she hopes the KMT can face the facts and do not ignore the real calculation of the cost of nuclear power just to advocate the energy source. The KMT should note how much risk nuclear disaster might bring to the Taiwanese society because these are all unbearable for Taipower itself.