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2015/09/20 | Yang

How Long Do Most Mammals Take To Urinate? Taiwanese-American Scientist Finds The 21-Second Rule

Taiwanese-American David Hu studies fluid dynamics and when his son was three years old, Hu had to take him to the toilet every 30 minutes where his son would spend an average of 20 seconds. Hu was curious why it took such a small body so long to urinate.

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.

2015/09/03 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:馬六甲

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.