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2020/07/10 | TNL Staff
Taiwan Film Festival in Australia Is Happening Now
Taiwan Film Festival in Australia is bringing 19 sensational titles to viewers who will be able to enjoy a taste of Taiwanese cinema from the comforts of their home.
2020/07/10 | Deutsche Welle
South Korea: Seoul Mayor Park Won-Soon Found Dead After Going Missing
Seoul police have said that they found Mayor Park Won-soon's body near the location where he had last used his cell phone. A frantic night-time search had been launched after his daughter reported him missing.
2020/07/09 | Abby Huang
TSMC Makes 'World's Largest' Corporate Green Power Purchase Agreement
TSMC will purchase the entire productive capacity of two wind farms off the coast of Changhua, Taiwan. According to Ørsted, the agreement is the largest of its kind in the world.
2020/07/09 | Voice of America
Myanmar Military Kills Civilians in Indiscriminate Attacks, Amnesty Says
Amnesty International reported that the Myanmar military has indiscriminately bombed civilians, including children in March and April.
2020/07/08 | Deutsche Welle
China Opens New Security Agency Headquarters in Hong Kong
A week after passing the controversial national security law in Hong Kong, China has inaugurated a new office for its security agency to operate openly in the city.
2020/07/07 | Voice of America
Taiwan-China Diplomatic Competition Comes to Somaliland
Taiwan’s diplomatic agreement with Somaliland, a self-governing territory, is seen as a symbolic victory.
2020/07/06 | Deutsche Welle
Japan's 'Most Powerful' Woman Wins Second Term as Tokyo Governor
Tipped to be the first female prime minister of Japan, Yuriko Koike has been re-elected for a second term as governor of Tokyo. The former defense minister has been praised for the capital's response to the pandemic.
2020/07/03 | TNL Staff
Taiwan to Resume Operations at Guam Office
Taiwan's Economic and Cultural Affairs Office had suspended operations in Guam in August 2017 due to budget concerns. The move comes as Taiwan-U.S. relations are seen to be on the upswing.
2020/07/03 | Deutsche Welle
Electronic Waste: When Billions in Gold, Other Precious Materials Are Discarded
Record levels of e-waste were produced globally in 2019, weighing the same as 350 mega cruise ships, a UN report shows. The surge in global e-waste is not only a major environmental risk but also a health hazard.
2020/07/02 | East Asia Forum
Covid-19 Is Accelerating China’s Economic Self-Reliance
Reliance on domestic consumption is just one of the shifts accelerated by the coronavirus and the increasing rivalry with the United States.
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 | 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 | 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.
2020/06/24 | 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.