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2017/06/23 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Panama Braces for Chinese Tourist Boom
Industry insiders expect red tape to be slashed, easing the way for more Chinese tourists to visit the Central American nation that straddles two oceans with its renowned canal.
UPDATE: Shooting Near Taipei - 4 Dead
The suspect attempted suicide and was pronounced dead at 11:38 this morning.
2017/06/21 | ZiQing Low
Street Performers Juggle Regulations in Taiwan
The patronizing behavior of an adjudicator at Taipei’s street performer examination puts the spotlight on the grueling examination process and confusing regulations for busking in Taiwan.
2017/06/19 | Edward White
Taiwan’s Domestic Violence Epidemic: Abuse Reported Every 5 Minutes
Suffering in silence: statistics from the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation expose alarming rates of domestic violence in Taiwan, mostly against women.
Zinc Fingers: Taiwanese Uncover Potential Alzheimer's Treatment
The team acknowledged that whether the discovery can actually lead to a breakthrough in battling Alzheimer's may still be quite a ways off.
2017/06/14 | TNL 編輯
An Extremely Rare Cobra Lily Has Been Rediscovered in India
The plant, Arisaema translucens, had not been recorded since it was first collected from southern India in 1932.
2017/06/14 | Isabel Esterman
Ending Puntung's Suffering: One of Malaysia’s Last Rhinos Euthanized
Puntung, one of three Sumatran rhinos known to survive in Malaysia, was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Experts React: Panama Switches Allegiance from Taiwan to China
'Formal relations with a microstate may be consistent with Taiwan’s claims of sovereignty, but it does little to prevent conflict with China in the future. Unofficial support from countries like the US provide such assurance.'