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2016/10/13 | TNL Staff

Cracks Show in KMT as Chair Plans China Visit

The internal divide within Taiwan’s opposition party is showing as some members question the chair’s upcoming visit to Beijing.

2019/04/15 | Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Indonesia Is Making Progress Towards Disabled-Friendly Elections

Indonesia has made an effort to make its 2019 presidential election the friendliest ever for disabled voters.

2020/03/12 | Voice of America

Not Just Coronavirus: Asians Have Worn Face Masks for Decades

People from Japan into Southeast Asia cover their mouths to deflect exhaust, pollution, and cold air, while some hide their faces.

2019/12/13 | Global Voices

Chinese Library Staff Burn Books in Public, Causing Social Media Uproar

An image of Chinese library staff burning books in public has sparked online outrage among Chinese scholars.

2018/10/12 | James Baron

OPINION: China's New 'Softy Power' Could Spell Trouble for Taiwan

Chinese emissaries are emerging as world leaders in the field of simulated falling down and whinging.

2019/11/13 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong on 'Brink of Total Breakdown'

Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place.

2019/08/30 | TIME

Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days

Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.

2019/10/03 | Milo Hsieh

OPINION: Taiwanese Universities Should Treat Campus Assaults as Potential Hate Crimes

Taiwanese universities are almost doing nothing about the recurring campus assaults on Hong Kong students, which will only result in more clashes and potential hate crimes.

2018/11/24 | Global Voices

ANALYSIS: The China Fake News Election Threat

Taiwan and the freedom of its elections is under threat from a barrage of fake news from China.

2017/04/29 | Maxine Chen

The Meat Hook: Satiating Asia’s Demand for Beef

Environmentalists are watching Asia’s rocketing demand for beef because any shifts in Asian appetites could make a world of difference to the planet’s environmental health.

2016/10/13 | Dr. Willy Wo-Lap Lam

OPINION: Beijing Talks Tough About 'New Cold War' in Asia

Emblematic of Beijing’s pugilistic mentality is a series of war games staged with Russia. Perhaps not by coincidence, 22,000 American military personnel held exercises in waters around Guam.

2019/11/25 | Daphne K. Lee

Massive Victory for Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Parties in Local Elections

After six months of protests, a record-breaking voter turnout in Hong Kong’s local elections led to a sweeping victory for the pro-democracy camp.

2020/01/18 | Coco Dollanganger

Will Philippines Impose Plastic Ban in 2020?

Philippines is the world's third largest source of ocean plastics. How can it reduce plastic waste nationwide?

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.

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.