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2016/06/30 | Yuan-ling Liang

Human Error Likely Caused TransAsia Airways Plane Crash: Report

An investigative report says the deadly February 2015 crash was the result of negligence by the flight crew.

2016/06/30 | Edward White

Burma: Human Rights Concerns Continue Under ‘The Lady’

'Free prisoners and dismantle the legal infrastructure of repression.' Removing authoritarian controls on freedom of speech is among the plethora of challenges facing Myanmar’s new leader.

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.

2016/06/30 | Matthew Fulco

Boosting Taiwan’s Biopharma Sector

What is holding Taiwan back in its efforts to find cures for diseases, including cancer?

2016/06/30 | Olivia Yang

FEATURE: Staying Positive Turns Evicted Animal Sanctuary into Taiwan's Model

It has been a stressful, but magical, rollercoaster ride for The PACK Sanctuary in Sanzhi, New Taipei City. The sanctuary still needs to raise NT$2.75 million to move its 113 dogs before July 31.

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.

2016/06/29 | Chang Shin-wei

Working Sunday? Employers Threaten to Walk from Labor Negotiations

As employers threaten to walk from negotiations over worker rights in Taiwan, some politicians say the high expectations of the DPP-led government are not being met.

2016/06/29 | Shuhei Omi

More Dogs Could Be Killed After Video Hanging Controversy

The public backlash over a video clip showing Taiwanese marines abusing and killing a dog earlier this week could have unintended consequences: more euthanasias.

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.

2016/06/29 | Chang Shin-wei

Tibetan Filmmaker Arrested in China

The detention and possible mistreatment of an award-winning Tibetan filmmaker comes as international politicians appear to be running out of patience with China’s human rights abuses.

2016/06/29 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Dolphin Protection Activist Says Japanese Government Is 'Biggest Criminal'

Awareness of dolphin capturing and trafficking in Taiji, Japan, and around the world has been raised since the release of the Academy Award-winning documentary 'The Cove.' But have things really been improving for dolphin protection? Activist Richard O'Barry discusses the matter with The News Lens International.

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...

2016/06/28 | Yuan-ling Liang

Expat Wants Single Women in Taiwan to Have Right to IVF

Single women are unable to receive IVF treatment in Taiwan, but an American expat is calling for a change.

2016/06/28 | Yuan-ling Liang

New Video Game Features Taiwan’s White Terror Era

A 'breakthrough' video game takes players into the horrors of Taiwan’s White Terror period and decades of martial law.

2016/06/28 | Suzanne Pepper

Hong Kong’s High Stakes Election: New Candidates, Old Temptations

Facing a well-organized pro-Beijing adversary who never runs for any reason other than to win, Hong Kong’s new political candidates look set to make the same mistakes as their predecessors from the pro-democracy movement.

2016/06/28 | Shuhei Omi

Philippine President-Elect Takes on Catholic Church Over Birth Control

Filipino politicians have avoided clashing with the Catholic Church in the past, but the country's president-elect doesn't seem to be too concerned.

2016/06/28 | Edward White

FEATURE: Clock Ticks as Indonesian Execution Spree Looms

Hope and Hypocrisy: Despite fighting for the freedom of hundreds of its own citizens facing the death penalty abroad, Indonesia looks set to carry out a spate of executions of foreign nationals. Can international and local activists force the populist Jokowi administration to change its course?

2016/06/27 | Shuhei Omi

Taipower Warns of Energy Crisis As Taiwan Melts

Taiwan’s state-run power company says it is experiencing an energy crisis due to extremely high temperatures. But some say it’s a sham.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Beijing to Discuss Cross-Border Arrests with Hong Kong

Beijing agrees to talks after Hong Kong complained about booksellers' abductions.

2016/06/27 | Olivia Yang

Taiwan Marines Hang Dog and Film the Act, Sparking Outrage

A video of Taiwan military personnel abusing a dog to death has gone viral on the Internet and sparked an investigation.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Activists Seek Answers as China Detains Bloggers

Human rights activists call for answers as bloggers who exposed protests in China go missing.

2016/06/27 | J. Michael Cole

Taiwanese LGBT Group Shines in New York

Renting their own float, a group of Taiwanese students in the Big Apple invited the world to visit Taiwan to experience the largest gay pride parade in Asia.