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2019/05/24 | Cat Thomas

Celebrations and Vows to Fight on As Taiwan Registers First Same-Sex Marriages

Government officials joined in the jubilant First In Asia Wedding Party as Taiwan made history as the first country in Asia to register same-sex marriages.

2020/12/28 | Bryan Chou

Taiwan to Regulate China’s State-Affiliated Publications After Children’s Book Controversy

Taiwan’s government plans to amend legislation to make it clear that companies must apply for approval before publishing books associated with the Chinese Communist Party and People’s Liberation Army.

2016/10/13 | Nidhi Prasad

OPINION: Japan’s Nuclear Insurance Against North Korea

The political cost of going nuclear has become more complex in the 21st century.

2020/12/22 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Reports First Domestic Covid-19 Case Since April

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung announced today the first domestically-acquired case of Covid-19 in Taiwan since April 12.

2020/11/30 | Voice of America

Taiwan Using Its Close US Ties To Seek Elusive Economic Deals With a Major Trading Partner

Taiwan has signed a memorandum of understanding to expand “economic prosperity” in a meeting with U.S. officials in Washington, on the path to a bilateral trade agreement.

2020/01/02 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan's Election Campaigns Paused After Helicopter Crash Kills Top Military Officer

A helicopter crash on Thursday killed Taiwan's military chief of staff and seven others only days ahead of the general election. Presidential and legislative candidate have paused their campaigning activities.

2020/11/27 | Deutsche Welle

Will Singapore or Taiwan Replace Hong Kong as Asia’s Financial Hub?

If Hong Kong ends up being just another Chinese megacity, it will lose its role as a leading financial center. Could Taiwan or Singapore serve as alternatives?

2021/02/24 | Bryan Chou

With Confucius Institutes Shuttering Across US, Can Taiwanese Teachers Fill the Gap?

Taiwanese teachers of Mandarin are in high demand in the U.S., but opinions vary over whether they can fill the gap left by Chinese teachers.

2019/10/16 | Rik Glauert

Taiwan’s Newlywed Same-Sex Couples Prepare for Landmark Pride Parade

It’s been 5 months since Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage. Where are the married couples now?

2019/10/11 | Mehk Chakraborty

India’s LGBT Community Keeps Fighting Social Stigma Despite Legal Victory

Despite last year’s decriminalization, India’s LGBT community still has to keep working toward social acceptance.

2019/10/18 | TNL Feature

Taipei American School to Compete in iGEM With Food Contaminant Detector

Taipei American School will participate in the annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition with a student invention that can detect agricultural contaminants in produce.

2019/01/28 | Kent Wang

OPINION: Let's Get Real About Reaching a 'Consensus' Between Taiwan & China

The Tsai administration must provide a functional roadmap towards calming animosity and developing positive relations with China, writes Kent Wang.

2019/11/19 | Daphne K. Lee

China Says Hong Kong Courts Have No Authority Over Face Mask Ban's Constitutionality

China's top legislature slammed Hong Kong's High Court ruling that the anti-mask law was unconstitutional.

2016/09/24 | TNL Staff

Cross-Strait Watch No. 6

An overview of the past week's developments in cross-Strait relations.

2020/12/18 | Judy Chen

Runners Gear up for the Taipei Marathon Amid Covid-19

Runners are finding solace training during a pandemic, and are humbled and excited to race on Sunday.