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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.
2019/08/16 | 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.
2019/08/12 | 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.
2019/08/01 | 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.
2019/08/13 | 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.
2019/08/05 | 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 | 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.
2019/08/07 | 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.
2019/08/08 | 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.
2019/08/05 | 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.
2019/08/06 | 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?
2019/08/13 | 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.
2019/08/12 | 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.
2019/08/06 | 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?
2019/08/14 | 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 | The Conversation
Collective Trauma United Puerto Ricans to Resist Against the Government
In an act of civil resilience, Puerto Ricans rallied behind decades of collective trauma to overthrow the governor.
2019/08/09 | Mongabay
The Hottest Summer on Record Threatens Stability of Life
World Meteorological Organization recorded the hottest June and July ever.