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2017/06/06 | Edward White
Q&A: 'The Ideology Won’t Die' — Ousted Lawmakers on the Future of Hong Kong Protest Movement
Hong Kong political activists Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus ‘Baggio’ Leung believe that they, along with other youth leaders, may be behind bars by the time the Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong later this month.
2017/06/12 | FORTUNE
Does Chinese Innovation Have a Dark Side?
China's tech giants are nimble innovators. But will private firms' gains in Big Data, artificial intelligence, face recognition and other technologies lead to tighter state control?
2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low
Wife of Missing Taiwan Activist Told that Local Security Officials Mistakenly Detained Husband
Guangdong security bureau needed to show performance results under China’s new NGO laws, Lee Ming-che's wife told.
2017/07/14 | Edward White
Hong Kong By-Elections Now Loom as Critical Test for Democracy Movement
A court decision today paves the way for a series of by-elections that may prove critical for the future of Hong Kong’s democracy movement.
2017/01/12 | Olivia Yang
Nigeria Orders Closure of Taiwan Office in Capital
'Taiwan will stop enjoying any privileges because it is not a country that is recognized under international law and under the position we have taken internationally we recognize the people of China,' said Nigeria's foreign minister.
2017/07/22 | John C. Cannon
Asia's Rhino Horn Trade is Thriving
The Elephant Action League sent undercover investigators into Vietnam, China and several other Asian countries to understand the intricate network involved in getting rhino horn from African countries into the hands of Chinese consumers.
2017/03/23 | James Baron
Airbrushing Taiwan’s History: Can Japanese Colonialism Ever Be Justified?
'Amazingly,' wrote Kaori Shoji, 'Taiwan is the one country where the Japanese imperialists managed to do more good than harm.'
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.
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.'
2017/04/27 | Jeffrey Hutton
Coldplay, Ahok and Fixing Jakarta
To make progress in Jakarta, it won’t be enough to simply say: 'I will fix you.'
2017/06/23 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Who Are Taiwan's Remaining Diplomatic Allies?
Panama severed ties with Taipei earlier this month. Who are Taiwan's remaining 20 diplomatic allies?
2017/04/14 | Joseph Franco
Sorry ISIS, Philippines is No Place for A Caliphate
Observers thought the 'imminent' IS province in Mindanao may lead to the establishment of a new Southeast Asia-based caliphate, but they neglect socio-economic realities in the southern Philippines
2017/02/16 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Trump — Paper Tiger or Not?
A paper tiger is a person who appears threatening, but is ineffectual. Does Trump fit the bill?
2017/02/21 | Oiwan Lam
China Argues Over Which Country is Behind Kim Jong-nam Assassination
Chinese state media points fingers at South Korea, but Chinese netizens are not buying it.
2017/01/18 | Anqi Shen
China's Growing Fake Wine Market
With the increasing popularity of high-end foreign wine consumption, the fake wine market is also a booming business in China.