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2016/06/23 | Olivia Yang

[UPDATE] China Airlines Flight Attendants Strike, Flights Cancelled

The result of a vote held by the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union is allowing China Airlines flight attendants to legally strike.

2016/06/17 | Edward White

Protesters Take to the Streets After Bookseller Breaks Silence on Abduction by China

Political activists in Hong Kong have taken to the streets after a bookseller broke the silence on his time spent in captivity in China.

2016/06/16 | Edward White

FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia’s Tobacco War?

Battleground Jakarta: Big Tobacco calls Indonesia its ‘crown jewel’; in a country of 250 million people, 70% of men are smokers and more than a quarter of its children start the habit before they reach 10. While top politicians appear comfortable with hundreds of thousands of people dying from smoking-related illnesses each year, city mayors and religious leaders are taking up the fight.

2016/06/16 | Yuan-ling Liang

Halal Food in Taiwan — Fed Up Looking for It?

The Tourism Bureau is promoting halal certification for the catering industry to boost tourism. But long-term Muslim residents still face many difficulties dealing with their daily meals.

2016/06/15 | Olivia Yang

Taiwan's First Animal Blood Transfusion Center Patching Things Up?

The first animal blood transfusion center in Taiwan is officially in business, but will it be able to help all animals in need?

2016/06/15 | J. Michael Cole

They Did Not Reap What They Sowed — We All Did

‘In silence we are just as guilty as those who use the alphabet of bigotry to create an environment in which it is permissible for some to repress minority groups.’

2016/06/13 | Edward White

Sex Trafficking Operations Unchecked as Cops Chase KPIs

Large sex trafficking operations in Taiwan are not being investigated or prosecuted because police don’t want to jeopardize their performance reports.

2016/06/08 | Edward White

Hong Kong Independence Movement Is Open-Minded on Tactics

As one group of activists is acquitted over charges related to protests in Hong Kong, another vows to take up the fight.

2016/06/08 | Olivia Yang

Students Refuse to Pull Photo From Female Body Hair Exhibition

Despite pressure from local residents, National Taiwan University respected the decision by a group of students not to remove an 'erotic' photo at a recent exhibition.

2016/06/07 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Hong Kong's Joshua Wong Takes the Fight to Beijing

"The problem is, we are facing the largest communist regime in the 21st century. Sometimes, the largest enemy towards democracy is not the regime or the ruling class. It is the fear in our heart."

2016/06/06 | Edward White

FEATURE: Tiananmen and Hong Kong: A City Divided

The annual Tiananmen vigil has become a symbol of emerging division in local Hong Kong politics.

2016/06/03 | Chang Shin-wei

Is Tsai’s Anti-Drug Policy Short-Sighted?

As President Tsai vows to combat drugs by helping addicts quit the habit, an expert says that the nation's drug rehabilitation system needs to be revamped.

2016/06/03 | Olivia Yang

Uniform Regulations Loosened for Better or Worse?

Uniform regulations are being loosened, but a certain industry is bracing itself while students rejoice.

2016/06/01 | TNL 編輯

Taiwan Struggling to Stem Flow of Offshore Scammers

An ATM scam uncovered in Turkey is the latest is a spate of international fraud cases involving Taiwan.