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2016/12/22 | J. Michael Cole

Why the Sky Did Not Fall after São Tomé and Príncipe Dropped Taiwan

The loss of São Tomé and Príncipe, and of The Gambia before that, hardly constitute a knockout of Taiwan, writes J. Michael Cole.

2019/01/16 | Kent Wang

5 Ways the US and Taiwan Can Strengthen Ties and Check China in 2019

The time is now for the US to recalibrate its China policy to support Taiwan and adapt to a changing Asia-Pacific security climate, writes Kent Wang.

2019/08/08 | David Evans

OPINION: Taiwan Should Treat Huawei as a National Security Threat

Huawei's low-cost economic benefits are no longer sufficient for Taiwan to overlook the security risks it poses.

2020/03/19 | Abby Huang

The Coronavirus Is an Opportunity for Taiwan's Disease Prevention Diplomacy

Taiwan has been "making friends" with other countries by various means even though it cannot export face masks and other supplies. What can Taiwan provide at the moment?

2021/11/19 | Michael Beltran

The Case of Steve Abua: Philippines Pro-Government Kidnappers Show New Level of Brazenness

The abduction of Steve Abua, a peasant organizer, is a painfully familiar occurrence in the Philippines. What’s new is the brazenness with which his pro-government captors have carried out his disappearance.

2016/09/20 | Edward White

Hong Kong’s Pro-Independence Party Turns Focus to School Students

Despite being barred from standing in the Hong Kong’s elections, one political party is hard at work building support for independence from China among high school students.

2016/12/18 | James Baron

All Eyes Return to Gambia

Could Gambia’s opportunistic streak see it shun China and return as a diplomatic ally of Taiwan?

2017/07/13 | TNL Staff

'The Chinese Government Has Lost' - Tributes for Liu Xiaobo

'His courage and his sacrifice for his country will inspire millions of Chinese activists and dissidents to persevere.'

2019/06/20 | Michael Beltran

What Do the Rebels Have to Say About the Philippine Mid-Term Elections?

While administration-backed candidates dominate the senate and the Duterte- aligned parties have gained seats in the lower house the rebels reject the elections as being largely useless to change a 'tyrannical regime'.

2020/03/06 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Anxious Chinese Consumers Expect Coronavirus Crisis to Last Until Summer

Chinese consumers are expecting the coronavirus to last until July despite local economists predicting a quick recovery in the second quarter.

2019/09/09 | The Conversation

How Are the Hong Kong Police Trained for Riot Control?

Historically, Hong Kong police have responded to riots with a paramilitary mentality. The trust that was rebuilt between the police and the public since 1967 is destroyed again in the recent anti-extradition movement.

2019/11/06 | Deutsche Welle

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Junius Ho Stabbed in Hong Kong

A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Footage showed the perpetrator brandishing a large knife and thrusting it at the lawmaker's chest.

2019/08/26 | TNL Staff

3 Things We Learned From the 936 Banned Chinese Twitter Accounts

Twitter recently removed 936 China-linked accounts in a disinformation crackdown — let's take a look at how the internet army behaves.

2019/09/25 | The Pangolin Reports

Taiwanese Researchers Collaborate With Locals In Pangolin Conservation

Criminal syndicates in Africa and Asia are working together — and competing — to meet the seemingly insatiable demand for pangolins in China and other markets. Here's a story of how poachers turned into conservationists in Taiwan.

2019/08/05 | TIME

Carrie Lam Says Protesters Pushed Hong Kong to the "Verge of a Very Dangerous Situation"

Carrie Lam condemns protesters in Hong Kong for causing disruption with a citywide strike.