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2018/12/28 | TNL Staff
Thailand Becomes First Southeast Asian Country to Legalize Medical Marijuana
Medical cannabis is being legalized in what the Thai government calls a 'New Year's gift' to the people.
2018/12/26 |
The Upcoming Taipei By-Elections Will Measure Ko Wen-je's Political Power
January's Shilin-Datong city councilor by-election has major 2020 presidential implications for Ko-P and Taiwan's 'White Force.'
2018/12/26 | East Asia Forum
OPINION: Why 2018 Was a Good Year for Taiwan's Democracy
'Despite increasing diplomatic pressure from the CCP, long-term trends remain in favor of Taiwan maintaining its de facto independence.'
2018/12/24 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: From 2014 Sunflowers to 2018's KMT 'Blue Wave,' the Youth Are Anxious
Last week's student protests at NTU against former Premier Jiang Yi-huah are a snapshot of Taiwan's current political moment.