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2017/03/27 | ZiQing Low
'Large-Scale Political Prosecution' as Hong Kong Police Crack Down on Occupy Leaders
Former student leaders of the Umbrella Movement expect large-scale political prosecution following the election of pro-China Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
2017/03/25 | Edward White
Blogger Amos Yee Granted Asylum in United States; Judge Slams Singapore's Persecution
The judge concluded that Yee's 2015 arrest and convictions clearly constituted past persecution on account of Yee's political opinion.
2017/03/24 | TNL Staff
Taiwan Supreme Court Hears Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Case
Draft amendments which would legalize same-sex marriage late last year passed a committee review in Taiwan's Parliament, and still need to pass second and third readings before becoming law. But this process could be overtaken by the Supreme Court's verdict due within two months.
2017/03/24 | Shi Yi
Hot Water in South China Sea Causes Mass Coral Bleaching
Strong El Niño effect increased summer water temperatures by up to 6 degrees.
2017/03/24 | Olivia Yang
PHOTO STORY: The Neon Lights That Once Lit Up Taiwan
Walking down streets in Taiwan, LED lightboxes dominate one’s sight, especially at night. Yet this wasn’t the case until the 1980s. Before that, it was neon lights that drew in customers.
2017/03/23 | Sarah Karacs
Q&A: Beijing Writer Stanley Chan on How Sci-Fi is Changing China
Ultimately we have to learn to get used to a world that humans are no longer the protagonist but playing a supporting role.
2017/03/22 | FORTUNE
Warner Bros. Films Like ‘Harry Potter’ Are Coming to China’s Netflix
Chinese streaming giant iQiyi now owns streaming rights to about 200 Warner Bros. movies like 'Harry Potter' and 'Gravity.'
2017/03/21 | Zhou Jianping
Grief Without End: The Legacy of MH370
The search for the missing plane and 239 passengers has been terminated, but Chinese relatives’ quest for closure presses on.
2017/03/21 | FORTUNE
These Are China’s Most Valuable Brands
Brands catering to the rising middle class continue to expand while the old economy's decline has slowed the growth of some of China's biggest brands.
2017/03/21 | Olivia Yang
Q&A with Creator of Taipei's First Bilingual 'Design Guidebook'
'Good Eye Taipei' is a collection of 300 locations to visit in Taipei and includes features on Taiwanese society and culture.