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2015/08/03 | Zou Chi

Taiwan Losing Advantage in the Invention Field due to Cutting of Subsidy

The government’s patent strategy is not protective enough, and foreign manufacturers often easily confiscate the concept of our inventions and refine them into products.

2015/08/01 | Zou Chi

Mother of Textbook Controversy Suicide Victim Speaks Out

Lin’s mother says, “It is the society and adults that are ailing. It is parents like me who have been brainwashed that naively ignore these conversations. We should start reflecting from the very beginning.”

2015/07/31 | TNL 編輯

Chinese Indonesian to be Repatriated after Working 28 Years in Taiwan

This case shows that the current immigration legal system has many problems. NIA needs to conduct an overall review of immigration policies and listen to the voices of migrants in order to protect their rights.

2015/07/31 | 阿Ken

Is the Taiwan National Immigration Agency Harassing Social Movement Participants?

The Taiwan Association for Human Rights is currently discussing whether or not to prosecute the negligence of the NIA and they expect to uncover the under-the-table operation of the immigration case review committee.

2015/07/30 | Yang

Students Break into Government Buildings in Honor of Taiwan Textbook Controversy Suicide Victim

The anti new curriculum guideline alliance states that even if Lin’s suicide is blamed on his inability to deal with the stress, his death still calls on people to save the education of Taiwan.

2015/07/30 | Kenzo

Survey Brings Light to Taiwan Medical Reform

Most of the public believes the Ministry of Health and Welfare should formulate related regulations as soon as possible to prevent unnecessary medical waste.

2015/07/30 | Yang

20-year-old Spokesperson of Curriculum Controversy Commits Suicide

The 20-year-old student of Juang Jing Vocational High School was arrested last week for breaking into Ministry of Education and was ruled a NT$ 20,000 (approximately US$ 600) bail by the court.

2015/07/30 | Zou Chi

Being A School Principal in Taiwan is No Longer An Honor

Educators say teaching environments are making it difficult for principals to run their schools. They also say education competitiveness will decrease if conditions keep worsening.

2015/07/29 | Kenzo

Government Officials Accepting Bribery Suspected to be Cause of Water Park Explosion

The latest investigation report from the law enforcement agency states seven New Taipei City officials accepted over NT$ 20,000 (approximately US$ 630) worth of entrance tickets to the water park while conducting the security check.

2015/07/27 | 阿Ken

Formosa Plastics Group Involved in Bribery Scandal

25 employees of the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) are involved in what is said to be the largest collective bribery scandal in history.

2015/07/26 | Kenzo

Taiwan Men's Pole Vault Athlete Forced to Abandon Match

17-year-old Ye Yao-wen was forced to abandon the match because the airline refused to transport Ye's pole. But it is not the first time this has happened.

2015/07/25 | 阿Ken

Verdict Reached in Taiwan Gutter Oil Scandal

173 manufacturers have suffered damage because of the gutter oil scandal and it has affected businesses all over the island.

2015/07/25 | 阿Ken

Taipei City Mayor Apologizes to Arrested Student Protesters and Reporters

The arresting of the reporters protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines has initiated controversy concerning freedom of the press.