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2015/09/18 | Yuan
China and the US Collaborate to Construct High-Speed Railway
Just before the visit of Chinese President Xi Jin-ping to the US, China Railway International Inc. and XpressWest Enterprises LLC announced a joint venture to construct a high-speed railway. This will be China's first high-speed rail project in the US.
2015/09/17 | Yuan
The Philippines Shift Production of Voting Machines to Taiwan in Fear of China’s Interference
Concerned that China might sabotage the country’s 2016 presidential election due to the South China Sea dispute, the Philippines decided to shift the production site of the voting machines from China to Taiwan.
2015/09/14 | Alvin
Thai University Resolves to Educate Selfie-addicted Chinese Tourists
Chiang Mai University says, they not only just collect the entrance fee from visitors but also take the chance to introduce Thai cultures to them, such as posting Chinese slogans in the cafeteria asking them to clean up the tables after eating or requesting them to take off shoes when entering the temples.
2015/09/08 | Alvin
Google Play Store Returning to China Raises Questions
Almost every Android phone and tablet needs to install Google Play, but Chinese authorities have banned it because it is involved in ideological problems and can only be launched on online shops that have passed strict scrutiny.
2015/09/04 | Yang
Chinese Representative Absent at V-J Day Event to Protest Taiwanese Flag
The national emblem of the Republic of China was on the wreath representing Taiwan, and the Chinese representative thus boycotted the event and did not show up as protest. The seat arranged for the representative remained vacant throughout the ceremony.
Intense Election in Singapore Kicks Off
In past parliamentary elections, opposition parties have not been able to participate due to insufficient number of members and has led to the PAP winning in some constituencies because of the absence of opponents. But in the election this year, the PAP will face challenges from either oppositions parties or non-party candidates.
2015/09/02 | Sid Weng
Australians Protesting Against Chinese Property Tycoons
Chinese property tycoons have flocked to invest in Australian real estate in recent years, skyrocketing local housing prices and upsetting some Australians.
2015/09/02 | TNL香港編輯
Japan Dolphin Hunting Season Starts and Two Conservationists Are Rejected Entry
Local police officers and villagers were supervising every move of conservationists in Taiji and the Japanese media even questioned why they were visiting the area. The authorities are unwilling to let them photograph anything, so they are even banned from carrying cell phones into supermarkets.
2015/08/31 | Sid Weng
120,000 Japanese Surround the Capitol in Protest of New Security Bill
Opposers see the amendment as a "legislation of war" and are worried young people will be forced to go on the battlefield if Japan gets involved in international wars.
2015/08/29 | Yuan
45 Cities Worldwide Take to the Streets for Malaysian Prime Minister to Step Down
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission said in a statement the rally is an illegal activity. It also says the assembly will build up negativity towards the government and damage the nation's image, so it has decided to ban any promotion.
2015/08/27 | Sid Weng
Japanese Students Protest Against Japan-U.S. Security Treaty
According to a poll conducted by the Japanese media, Abe’s supporting rate has decreased 30 percent during the examination of the treaty. The Japanese Prime Minister has no choice but to extend the parliament recession that was supposed to end on June 22 to September 27 in order to pass the treaty.