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2020/07/02 | The Conversation
Persistent Extreme Heat and Air Pollution Threaten Global Health
The frequency of days with both extreme heat and pollution – and the number of people that will be affected by those days – could massively increase by 2050.
2020/07/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong’s National Security Law May Endanger Foreign Nationals
Beijing has granted itself extraterritorial power with Hong Kong's draconian national security law, which may endanger foreign nationals who offer any form of assistance to Hongkongers.
2020/06/30 | Raphael Lin
OPINION: The KMT Occupation Was a Failed Sunflower Movement Parody
In occupying the legislature in a futile attempt to block the appointment of Chen Chu, the KMT chose the wrong hill to die on.
2020/06/30 | Deutsche Welle
US Begins Revoking Hong Kong's Special Status Over Row With China
The U.S. has announced it will halt defense exports to Hong Kong, the first step in undoing the territory's special status. The move comes in response to new visa restrictions out of China.
2020/06/29 | Op-Ed
OPINION: Germany Must Stop Appeasing China
Germany must live up to its claims of moral superiority in its dealings with China.
2020/06/29 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong: 'Silent Protest' March Targets National Security Law
Hundreds of Hongkongers have marched silently through the city's streets in protest against the looming national security legislation to be implemented by the mainland Chinese government.
2020/06/26 | Voice of America
Hun Sen Tempers Speculation Son Will Be Next Cambodian Leader
Hun Sen, Cambodia's Prime Minister, has sought to cast doubt that his son really is his heir apparent in recent remarks.
2020/06/25 | TJ Ting
OPINION: In Defense of Dragon Boat Festival
This Dragon Boat Festival, we must remember not to conflate a cultural tradition with a nation, country, or government.
2020/06/24 | Syrena Lin
The Migrant Fishermen Union on the Frontlines Against Covid-19 and Bosses
The Yilan Migrant Fishermen Union has pointed out the increased vulnerabilities that their workers face under Covid-19. But this is just their latest campaign since their establishment in 2013.
2020/06/24 | Voice of America
China Sends 8 Military Planes Into Taiwan Airspace. They’re Not Targeting Just Taiwan
Several Chinese planes have entered Taiwanese airspace over the last month, a marked uptick since Tsai Ing-wen first became president of Taiwan in 2016.
2020/06/24 | TAIPEI
Your Guide to Taipei’s Dragon Boat Festival
No spectators are allowed at the dragon boat competition this year, but you can watch the race online or on TV. And feel free to devour all the rice dumplings you can.
2020/06/23 | TJ Ting
OPINION: What the Chinese Communist Party Fears Most
The CCP’s internet control is not about fear of the truth being exposed. Their control is more properly understood as a display of power. And what they fear the most is people not believing this power exists.
2020/06/23 | Deutsche Welle
Is the US-China Rivalry Tangling a Coronavirus Vaccine With Geopolitics?
In China, getting to a vaccine first would be a shot in the arm for its global image as a technology leader. In the U.S., an America-first vaccine could boost President Donald Trump's reelection campaign.
2020/06/23 | Esther Kao
Are We Ready for Higher Education to Go Remote?
Graduating from college while taking remote classes was not just a drain. It made clear the transformative power of campus life.
2020/06/22 | TNL Staff
Japan: Ishigaki City Council Votes to Inscribe 'Senkaku' Into Administrative Name of Disputed Islands
The Ishigaki City Council in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, voted to officially use the term "Senkaku" in the name of disputed island territories.