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2016/12/31 | Edward White

Taiwan to be Tested in 2017: President Tsai

Tsai Ing-wen today held her first major briefing and Q&A with the foreign press in Taipei.

2016/12/30 | Hsu Chia-yu

China's 10 Biggest Stories in 2016

A look back at another year of significant change in China.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan Sets First Creative Content Fest Dedicated to All Modes of Creativity

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic might have paralyzed global travel but that has not stopped Taiwan from flexing its muscles and putting its film and entertainment content on the world stage.

2016/12/30 | Hsu Chia-yu

Taiwan's 10 Biggest Stories in 2016

The 10 biggest stories around Taiwan this year.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

TAICCA Initiatives Help Taiwanese Content Ride Cultural Wave to Global Distribution

In July, TAICCA initiated the First Mile program, linking publishers, scriptwriters, and investors for the Print-to-Screen Adaptation Content Development Plan to boost TV and film production in Taiwan. The program extends to the 2020 Taiwan Creative Content Fest.

2016/12/30 | Michael Beltran

Shout-out to the Philippines: Make 2017 'The Year of the Boomerang’

'Just the other day I received my first death threat from a loyalist of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos.' When the police come knocking at the doors of the people in 2017, the response might not be as friendly as those in power hope. We should be scared for 2017, but also up for the fight.

2016/12/30 | Brian Hioe

What Do Reactions to the Taiwanese High School Nazi Skit Reveal?

The event shows Taiwan's failure to grasp the cultural context of Nazi iconography and the government's questionable response. The problem lies not just within Taiwan, however, but Asia and western countries as well.

2018/10/05 | SME.Sandbox

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Board of Science and Technology Promote Innovation Sandbox Together to Demonstrate Government Support for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; MOEA Hosts “2018 Innovat

Directed by the Office of Science & Technology, Executive Yuan and hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the 2018 Innovation Sandbox Exchange Forum was hosted at NEO Studio, Taipei on October 3rd. Audrey Tang, Minister without Portfolio of the Executive Yuan, Zse-hong Tsai, Executive Secretary of the Office of Science & Technology, and Wellington L. Koo, Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission were all invited to attend. The Forum hopes to make innovation sandbox an important mechanism amid a comprehensive innovation entrepreneurship environment, as well as a driving force for innovation development in Taiwan.

2016/12/29 | Devanik Saha

Delhi Dominates Crimes Against Foreigners in India

'The number of rape cases, in general, registered in Delhi rose 284 percent from 572 cases in 2011 to 2,199 in 2015.'

2016/12/29 | Edward White

The Subtle Manifestation of HIV Marginalization

Taiwan has been celebrated for being at the forefront of LBGT rights in Asia, but an underlying current of discrimination against HIV/AIDS is still prevalent across much of society.

2016/05/06 | 廣編企劃

Tired of all the Secret Spots in Taiwan? Come Broaden Your Horizons!

Since the trial operation of the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum began, the daily free admission of 1,000 visitors has increased to 1,750 visitors. The number was even bumped up to 5,000 visitors during spring break...

2016/12/29 | Eric Tsai

OPINION: Taiwanese — Ignorantly Progressive?

While Taiwan is spending time and energy on raising awareness of social issues, Taiwanese have been neglecting the importance of cultivating, through education, both local and international cultural sensitivity.

2016/12/29 | Kirsten Han

Amos Yee Awaits Appearance before US Immigration Judge

Singaporean teenage blogger Amos Yee remains detained in the United States while his application for political asylum is referred to an immigration judge.

2016/12/29 | Hendri Yulius

Behind the Criminalization of LGBT People in Indonesia

Sensationalism and appeals to emotion are driving the campaign to outlaw homosexuality in Indonesia, writes Hendri Yulius.

2016/12/28 | Edward White

Trump’s Unlikely Ally: The Chinese Dissident

A high-profile Chinese dissident sees U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as a potential game changer for human rights in China.

2016/12/28 | TNL Staff

Trending in Taiwan Today

Check out today's biggest stories around Taiwan.

2016/12/28 | The Japan Times

Better Court Interpreters Needed in Japan

200 errors and omissions regarding the testimony translated by Japanese court interpreters were found for a mortar attack trial.

2016/12/28 | Rebecca Gidley

The High Cost of Criticism in Cambodia

The Cambodian government is increasingly critical of the international human rights community, Rebecca Gidley writes.

2016/12/27 | Jeffrey Hutton

HIV in Asia – A Tale of Two Cities

The cultural and institutional headwinds suggest Indonesia’s HIV-AIDS epidemic will get worse before it gets better, writes Jeff Hutton.

2016/12/27 | TNL Staff

Trending in Taiwan Today

The biggest stories around Taiwan today.

2016/12/27 | Hsu Chia-yu

Nazi Parade School Slammed for Misrepresenting Indigenous Massacre

The students have been slammed for being 'disrespectful' and 'totally ignorant of history.'