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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.
2016/09/29 | Edward White
Singapore to Jail Teenage Blogger
Controversial Singaporean blogger Amos Yee has been sentenced 38 days in prison for ‘intending to wound religious feelings.’
ART REVIEW: Loaded Guns in 'The Flying Land'
'Vase of an Anti-Aircraft Gun' is Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi’s first large-scale installation in Taiwan. Juxtaposing an ordinary living room with a weapon of war, the work speaks to issues of displacement, curatorial conflict of interest, and power.
2018/10/31 | g0v.news
Countering Suppression via Open Source: Lessons from Tibet and China
A civil servant with the Tibetan government in exile and a Chinese dissident talk about the role civic tech and open source plays in defending their communities from CCP hacking.
INDIA: Black Day Marks 25 Years After a Still Controversial Massacre on the Burmese Border
The Kuki and Naga people have been locked in conflict for decades. We spoke to Kukis as they commemorated a 1993 massacre and shared their hopes for peace and justice.
2019/09/29 | Darice D. Chang
End Species Exploitation: Taipei Joins the Third Annual Animal Rights March
Vegan activists in Taipei participate in the third annual Animal Rights March, raising awareness of animal cruelty in Taiwan.
2019/09/12 | Michael Beltran
Duterte Shoved the Philippines Further Into the Dragon's Mouth
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s fifth visit to Beijing resulted in a failure to assert territorial claims, again.
2019/04/03 | Yung Lin
Has Taiwan's Sunflower Movement Had a Wider International Effect?
Taiwan's 2014 Sunflower Movement has also influenced the country's diplomatic strategy.
2018/12/01 | Global Voices
A Rap Song Critical of Thailand's Ruling Military Junta Has Gone Viral
Authorities have threatened to investigate the artists behind the video, which has racked up over 40 million views in just over a month.
2019/08/22 | TNL Staff
Winter Is Coming: Who Will Survive Taiwan's 2020 Game of Thrones?
Taiwan's 2020 presidential election is a real-life Game of Thrones.
2019/09/29 | Rath Wang
All Hands Taiwan Hosts Its First International Job Fair in Taipei With AIT
Over 1,000 international students and professionals attended the first international job fair co-hosted by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Legislator Karen Yu's office, and All Hands Taiwan.
2016/10/04 | J. Michael Cole
WEF Corrects 'Error' in Annual Report, Reinstates ‘Taiwan, China’
Beijing imposes a fiction about Taiwan and often gets its way in global institutions. But in the end, nomenclature will never change the facts on the ground.
2019/04/17 | Stefan Simon
Taipei Trash and Recycling: A Quick and Easy Guide
Wondering how Taiwan's garbage and recycling systems really work? Look no further.
2016/07/19 | J. Michael Cole
Taiwan Must Avoid Short-Termism and Think Strategically
With control of both the legislative and executive branches of government, it must be very tempting for the DPP to take bold actions. But there are risks in doing so, and the Tsai administration is well aware of that.