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2020/02/06 | Xiaochen Su

Coronavirus: Time for Taiwan to Double Down on China Decoupling

Taiwanese firms based in China are further exposed to operational disruptions due to the coronavirus outbreak. It's time for the Taiwanese government to play up its reshoring initiatives.

2019/02/25 | Michael Beltran

PHILIPPINES: Why the People Are Losing Faith in Duterte's Economic Policies

Price hikes, rice liberalization, rising taxes and more have sparked concern over Rodrigo Duterte's economic policies. Could the worst be yet to come?

2019/11/20 | Lausan

How Can We Abolish the Hong Kong Police Force?

How realistic is the “sixth demand” from the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong? Can we learn anything from the abolitionist movement in the U.S.?

2019/08/30 | Dinah Gardner

International Day of the Disappeared: CCP Is the Worst Offender of the Year

On the International Day of the Disappeared, China is seen as the worst perpetrator of state-sanctioned enforced disappearances this year.

2020/02/17 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan Expands Virus Screening After Suspected Community Transmission

Taiwan has seen the first suspected community-transmitted case of the coronavirus. To prevent community spread, Taiwan has expanded its screening measures to include any individuals with foreign travel history in the past 14 days.

2021/05/14 | Albert Wu

Moving to Taiwan

Taiwan was becoming something. And I was getting left behind.

2019/10/07 | The Conversation

China Granted Same-Sex Couples Legal Rights But Not Acceptance

Same-sex couples in China can now appoint each other as their legal guardians, but the Chinese government still insists that heterosexual monogamy aligns with Chinese moral traditions.

2021/03/08 | TNL Staff

Reports: Taiwan, Palau To Set up Covid-19 ‘Travel Bubble’

Local media has reported that a Taiwan-Palau travel bubble could be open as early as next week.

2017/12/15 | J. Michael Cole

US Navy Calls to Taiwan Must Weigh China Costs

Taiwan must ensure it avoids being a pawn in US push to resume port calls.

2019/08/21 | Chingning Wang

OPINION: Why Did Japan Launch a Lose-Lose Trade War Against S. Korea?

Japan, a free-trade advocate, launched a trade war against South Korea with policies echoing its pre-war "Leaving Asia" nationalist theory.

2018/12/12 | R. Evan Ellis

ANALYSIS: Taiwan's Diplomatic Struggle in Latin America

As the potential of a KMT government in 2020 looms large in the thinking of Latin American governments loyal to Taipei, the US has an important role to play in the continuance of Taiwan's diplomatic presence in the region.

2018/09/13 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Stretching the Truth

A viral firestorm over a Japanese man's leg movements has engulfed Taiwan.

2019/07/05 | Timothy S. Rich

South Korea Lags Behind Taiwan on LGBT Rights

South Korea is unlikely to be the next in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

2018/12/14 | The Interpreter

The Role of US Christian Conservatives in Taiwan's LGBT Referendum Defeats

Opponents of same-sex marriage studied a playbook provided by more experienced US church groups in how to counter pro-LGBT rights activism.

2020/10/26 | Voice of America

Relatives of Missing Uyghurs Learn Their Fate Years Later

China is now officially announcing the indictments or deaths of family members who vanished years ago in reeducation camps in Xinjiang, some members of the Uyghur community say.

2021/03/19 | TNL Feature

Taiwan Is Not Immune

Problems of misogyny and xenophobia are, unfortunately, global. In this light, instead of evaluating the Atlanta shootings as an incident with causes rooted in distant American racial politics, we should not overlook these ideas present in Taiwan.

2021/02/05 | Bart Dashorst

‘Facing the Calamity’: The Story of a Malaysian Taiwanese Under KMT Rule

The autobiography and witness testimony of Fred Him-San Chin, a Taiwanese of Chinese descent born in Malaysia, offers a view of pride in being Taiwanese despite the hardships of false imprisonment.