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2021/01/27 | TNL Staff

Siri Is Learning Taiwanese

Apple is hiring an engineer to program Siri to “speak” Taiwanese.

2021/03/06 | TNL Staff

Taiwan’s Health Minister Lowers Expectations on Vaccine Passports

Taiwan’s health minister suggests that the government is not easing restrictions by rolling out vaccine passports any time soon.

2015/12/04 | Zou Chi

Human Rights Monument in Jingmei Commemorates Political Victims of the White Terror

The names of more than 7,628 victims are engraved on the monument, and the Minister of Culture, Hung Meng-chi, says that the ministry will continue to research the list of victims to restore historic truth and justice.

2021/03/10 | Michael Beltran

The Bloodiest Sunday in the Philippines

Nine people were murdered by state forces in the Philippines. Michael Beltran spoke with two eye witnesses.

2015/07/22 | Zou Chi

University in Taiwan Develops 3D-printed Animal Prostheses

Animal prostheses are currently imported at a price 30 times higher than 3D-printed ones. The 3D-printed bones also function better and are more authentic than the imported ones that are made from molds.

2021/02/09 | Zoe Lorimer

Fundraiser Organized for Hospitalized English Teacher To Return Home

Metayer’s sister, Felicia Obryant, has recently started a campaign to raise US$200,000 for Metayer and their mother to return to the United States.

2019/09/06 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Is Named the Best Destination for Expats In 2019

Taiwan is the most beloved destination for expats in 2019, surpassing other popular destinations in Asia like Vietnam, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

2018/11/15 | Paul Huang

Taiwan Is Building Long Range Cruise Missiles That Aim Deep Inside China

By empowering its cruise missile program, Taiwan is taking its gloves off in its cross-Strait standoff.

2018/11/26 | Cat Thomas

Pro-LGBT Group Demands Investigation amid Allegations of Election Misconduct

Responding to complaints from the public, the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights is urging

2018/11/13 | Siok Hui Leong

Health Care for All: The Good & Not-So-Great of Taiwan's Universal Coverage

Taiwan’s health care system is often measured against the world’s best. But is this model of accessible and ‘cheap’ health care viable in the long run?

2020/02/07 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Cruise Ship Carrying Taiwanese Passengers in Limbo Over Coronavirus Measures

A cruise ship carrying over 1,700 Taiwanese passengers has been sent back and forth between the ports of Taiwan and Japan.

2015/09/03 | Yuan

Taiwanese Elementary School Student Chosen as Child Author of Asia

11-year-old Kuo Yu-yin hopes her story, "Forest Fireflies After the Hurricane," can convey environmental protection concepts so people can live in a better Earth in the future.

2019/01/09 | Nick Aspinwall

Taiwan's Indigenous to Xi: Taiwan Is Not China, Xi Does Not 'Understand Dignity'

In an open letter to Xi Jinping, Taiwan's indigenous call on China to respect the self-determination of the island and its indigenous population.

2015/11/04 | Yang

KMT Presidential Candidate Will Visit the US Next Week

Chu will attend events held by the ethnic Chinese communities in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, and the highlight will be in Washington DC, where Chu may make arrangements to enter the White House and State Department to meet officials in charge of Taiwan affairs. This will be the first time for a KMT chairman to enter the White House.

2020/03/10 | TNL Staff

Taiwan's Second Wave Response to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Taiwan is pursuing new preventive and disease control measures against the COVID-19 outbreak, despite exclusion from the World Health Organization.

2015/10/26 | Zou Chi

Largest LGBTI Conference in Asia to be Held in Taipei

Ruth Baldacchino, ILGA co-secretary general, says that she hopes the Taiwanese government can draw a line between public opinions and the values of human rights and shouldn't let public opinions infringe human rights. Also, the government needs to keep focusing on preventing discrimination against homosexuals on campus and in workplaces.

2019/04/27 | Daphne K. Lee

AIT Deems Taiwan 'Unfriendly for Innovators' Due to Uber Controversy

The American Institute in Taiwan penned a strongly worded letter opposing government plans to institute new rules which would affect Uber services in Taiwan.