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2018/01/25 | Liang Chenyu
China's HIV-positive Population Gets Single Pill Relief
Treatments previously comprised a cocktail of pills.
2018/01/16 | Dai Wangyun
A Brief History of China's Great Squat Toilet Divide
From the outset, public sanitation was bound up with the idea of creating a modern nation-state.
2017/12/06 | Jeffrey Warner
Asia Cement: Following Rules or Pit Mining Human Rights?
Asia Cement's permit to mine on indigenous land was renewed in double quick time, leading to mass protests and opening debate over how Taiwan's government allows big business to ride roughshod over civil rights.
2017/12/06 | David Green
Taiwan Startup Health2Sync Secures US$6 Mln for Japan Growth
The company's digital diabetes management offering is attracting interest around Asia as government health services grapple with aging societies and mounting costs.
2017/11/14 | Nate Maynard
Taiwan Cannot Develop Renewable Energy While Secretly Subsidizing Fossil Fuels
Taiwan's government claims that they eliminated electricity subsidies, but they really just hid them from public scrutiny.
2017/11/06 | Leora Joy
'XConfessions' Film Review: Let's Talk about Lust 
The popularity of Erika Lust's 'XConfessions' — short erotic films made by a woman for women — at the recent Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taipei shows the time is now to open a conversation about how women engage with pornography.
2017/10/21 | TNL 編輯
Six 'Dining Around the Table' Restaurants in Taipei
Explore and enjoy the joy of dining with a large group of people in true Taiwanese style with Good Eye Taipei.
2017/10/15 | TNL 編輯
Six Taipei Places to Taste Traditional Rice-based Meals
"Each grain of rice on your plate is the accumulated hard work of farmers," as the traditional Taiwanese saying goes. Here's where to get your fix of the hallowed grain in Taipei.
Prison Sentences for Food-safety Violators in Taiwan
Food-safety scandals that occurred between 2013 to 2014 in Taiwan led the government to increase penalties for responsible parties.
Real Solutions for Plastic Problems
Plastic bags and bottles are a global menace, but the emergence of microplastics will test the policy courage of governments in new ways, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
2017/10/08 | TNL Staff
Six Signature Bakeries in Taipei
Everything from traditional Taiwanese desserts to authentic European pastries.
2017/08/22 | Tao Anli
A Remote Ethnic Group in China Torn Between Tradition and Modernity
Poverty relief efforts targeting Yunnan’s native Mang population have improved lives but attuned youngsters to their isolated, stifling existence.
2017/08/20 | Ni Dandan
Can Tax Breaks Boost Private Health Insurance in China?
National tax incentives have produced a surge in inquiries, but eligible policies hold little appeal for most individuals.