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2020/11/12 | TNL Staff

‘Taiwan’ Blocked in WHO Facebook Video

Messages that contain the word “Taiwan” are blocked from appearing in the comments section below a live-streaming video of the WHA meeting on Facebook.

2020/01/22 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Anxiety Heightens As Virus Spreads to Taiwan and the US

The mysterious new strain of the coronavirus has penetrated Taiwan and the United States. International health organisations urge caution.

2019/10/23 | Rik Glauert

Challenges Ahead as Japan Follows Taiwan’s Path to Marriage Equality

Japanese LGBT activists are looking to Taiwan as a successful example of granting same-sex couples the right to marry, but Japan has to first deal with its conservative politics and society.

2019/03/22 | Ian Milden

China-Somalia Fishing Deal Could Create a Surge in Pirate Attacks

A fishing deal between China and the Somali government could prove disastrous for regional stability.

2020/01/31 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

UN Aviation Agency Slammed for Excluding Taiwan From Virus Policies

Critics pointed out that Taiwan is being excluded by a UN civil aviation agency from important air safety information. The organization responded by mass blocking them.

2020/03/19 | TNL Staff

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About Taiwan's Entry Ban

Taiwan has banned foreign travelers from entering the country to curb the spread of coronavirus. Here are some useful resources and information on what you can do.

2018/09/28 | Global Voices

TAIWAN: What Really Happened During the Kansai Airport Evacuation?

Misinformation about how the evacuation of Chinese and Taiwanese citizens was handled contributed to the suicide of a Taiwanese diplomat.

2019/11/21 | Taiwan Insight

Why Do Taiwanese Empathize With Hong Kong Protesters?

Taiwan has provided tremendous support for the Hong Kong protests, including solidarity rallies and material supplies. Why would Taiwan care so much about Hong Kong aside from having a common “enemy”?

2019/08/13 | The Interpreter

'Brownface' Backlash Reveals Systematic Racism in Singapore

Racism is a recurring discussion in Singapore and state-owned companies have done little to reflect on their mistakes.

2019/02/14 | William Yang

#MeTooUyghur: The Mystery of a Uyghur Musician Triggers an Online Campaign

While the international community debates the authenticity of a video of Uyghur musician Abdurehim Heyit, an exiled Uyghur in Finland kicks off a new online campaign demanding Beijing to release more evidence of the millions of others who are reportedly detained in Xinjiang’s re-education camps.

2020/11/18 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Grounds F-16 Fighter Jets After One Goes Missing

The training accident, the fifth this year, marks Taiwan’s third military aircraft crash in 2020.

2021/01/29 | Taiwan Insight

Why the Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) Conflict Should Matter to Taiwan

The way that the world reacts to Azerbaijan’s attempt to recover Nagorno-Karabakh represents a test case for how the world might respond to a Chinese attack on Taiwan.

2020/11/19 | Yuri Takahashi

What David Graeber Means for Hong Kong and Taiwan

Democracy is often assumed to be a Western idea. Not for David Graeber.

2017/09/29 | Shashank Joshi

With an Eye on Beijing, India and Japan Double Down

While the security architecture of Asia in some flux, the future of the India-Japan relationship is looking very healthy indeed.

2021/02/21 | TNL Feature

Human Rights Abuses in Laos Are Rampant. International Businesses Should Take Action.

Under LPRP rule, human rights violations are rampant in Laos, but they receive little attention around the world. The upcoming elections are unlikely to change this, either.

2020/11/05 | Nelson Chung

What Baseball Says About Taiwanese Culture and Identity

As Taiwanese players have been shining on the baseball diamond these days, it may be a great time to examine the issues relating to Taiwanese culture and identity that linger over the local baseball scene.