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2019/08/02 | Johnson Yeung
Rioting Charges Strip Away Our Everyday Normality, Says HK Activist Johnson Yeung
In Hong Kong, rioting charges are punishable by up to 10 years in prison. 44 young protesters are facing rioting charges and their lives will forever be altered.
2019/08/01 | Roy Ngerng
Minimum Wage: How Did Taiwan Fall Behind S. Korea?
Taiwan’s Minimum Wage Review Committee needs to make a long overdue decision to increase minimum wage in 2020.
2019/08/06 | Machi Lee
OPINION: How Would Ko Wen-je Disrupt Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Election?
Why is Ko Wen-je, who almost lost his re-election and who has never declared a run for the presidency, widely considered to be a presidential hopeful?
2019/08/13 | The Interpreter
'Brownface' Backlash Reveals Systematic Racism in Singapore
Racism is a recurring discussion in Singapore and state-owned companies have done little to reflect on their mistakes.
2019/08/16 | Allen Chen
Weak Military Training Leaves Taiwanese Draftees Unprepared for War
Taiwan’s national defense is in a weak state because of its inefficient military training program for conscripted soldiers.
2019/08/08 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong's Civil Resilience Shines Through a 'Stargazing Night'
Hongkongers had a night off from the protests and put on a spectacular light show together.
2019/08/05 | TNL Staff
A Visual Review of Hong Kong's Artful Protest
Protest art has been the creative backbone of Hong Kong's anti-extradition movement.
2019/08/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Freddy Lim Leaves NPP to Run as Independent
Freddy Lim leaves New Power Party to run as an independent and to support President Tsai Ing-wen in her re-election.
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.
2019/08/12 | TIME
Hongkongers Occupy Airport in a Solemn Protest Against Police Brutality
Hong Kong protesters took over the international airport to express their anger over police violence.
2019/08/07 | Milo Hsieh
OPINION: China's Tourism Ban Shows Why Closer Economic Ties Won't Work
China banned individual travel to Taiwan since August 1 in an attempt to undermine the Taiwanese economy and influence the election, but Taiwan's tourism sector should be wary of the CCP's strategy.
2019/08/12 | Daphne K. Lee
BREAKING: NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih Resigns
Following Freddy Lim's departure from the NPP and accusations against Kawlo Iyun Pacidal, NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih (邱顯智) resigned today.
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.
2019/08/13 | 破土 New Bloom
Daguan Community Evicted and Demolished Despite Severe Protests
Taipei's Daguan residents were forcefully evicted without much response from the Tsai administration.
2019/08/14 | TIME
Hong Kong Airport Adopts Measures to Restrict Future Protests
After a night of clashes at the Hong Kong airport, the court and the airport authority have issued measures to restrict future protests.
2019/08/06 | FORTUNE
Vietnamese Egg Coffee Is Trending, Would You Try It?
Traditional cà phê trúng (Vietnamese egg coffee) is now trending in North America, but what is it made of?
2019/08/15 | CJ Sheu
FILM REVIEW: 'Postcards From London' Puts a Spin on the Prostitution of Art
The 2019 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival runs from 8/15 to 8/25 in Taipei and from 8/28 to 9/8 in Kaohsiung. This film review is based on a complimentary media screening.