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2018/11/22 | Nate Maynard

Taiwanese Companies Commit to 100% Renewables, Despite a Dirty Grid

The first of what might eventually be a flood of Taiwanese companies have committed to sourcing 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.

2019/08/30 | Dinah Gardner

International Day of the Disappeared: CCP Is the Worst Offender of the Year

On the International Day of the Disappeared, China is seen as the worst perpetrator of state-sanctioned enforced disappearances this year.

2021/04/01 | Bryan Chou

First Taiwanese-Developed Vaccine May Be Available as Early as July

Taiwanese biopharma company MVC said Tuesday that it is looking to offer one to two million Covid-19 vaccine doses as early as July after receiving the Taiwanese Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization.

2020/02/17 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan Expands Virus Screening After Suspected Community Transmission

Taiwan has seen the first suspected community-transmitted case of the coronavirus. To prevent community spread, Taiwan has expanded its screening measures to include any individuals with foreign travel history in the past 14 days.

2020/12/09 | Cat Thomas

How Taiwan’s Overseas Tour Leaders Are Weathering Covid-19

Taiwan’s overseas travel industry has all but collapsed during Covid-19. Two tour group leaders discuss how they’ve adjusted.

2021/03/08 | TNL Staff

Reports: Taiwan, Palau To Set up Covid-19 ‘Travel Bubble’

Local media has reported that a Taiwan-Palau travel bubble could be open as early as next week.

2021/02/02 | Voice of America

A New Weapon? Chinese Ships Dredge in Waters Claimed by Taiwan

The number of Chinese dredgers in Taiwanese waters has increased over the past few years as illegal dredging intensifies.

2018/09/13 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Stretching the Truth

A viral firestorm over a Japanese man's leg movements has engulfed Taiwan.

2015/12/25 | Yang

Thirteenth Negotiation for Cross-Strait Trade in Goods Postponed

Council of Agriculture Minister Chen Bao-ji says that negotiations on agriculture give Taiwan a lot of opportunities. Thai edamame beans exported to China are not charged tariff, but Taiwanese ones are charged a 6% tariff while orchids are also charged a 12% tariff. However, after Taiwan joins the TPP, highly competitive local products will have more influence if no tariff is charged.

2015/12/30 | Kenzo

Limited Hunting to be Allowed for Aboriginals during Tribal Ceremonies

Minister of the Interior, Chen Wei-zen, says they are currently discussing to allow aboriginals to hunt limited non-endangered animals during tribal ceremonies. Chen stresses that he hopes the aboriginal hunting culture will be preserved through legal means and respect.

2019/10/26 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan Celebrates Marriage Equality With Landmark Pride Parade

170,000 marched in Taiwan's landmark Pride parade today celebrating the country's achievement in legalizing same-sex marriage.

2015/11/23 | Kenzo

Legislators Call on Including High School Students as Official School Council Members

Legislator Xu Zhi-jie high school students have nowhere for their voices to be heard, so they can only demonstrate to express their opinions. He believes Ma's 12-year Compulsory Education policy should start from democratic education on campus.

2019/03/08 | Nick Aspinwall

In Taiwan, Southeast Asian Migrant Detainees Must Pay for Their Own Food

Taiwan's immigration agency confirmed that migrant workers in temporary detention centers are expected to use their own money to pay for meals. Rights groups are outraged.

2020/10/26 | Voice of America

Relatives of Missing Uyghurs Learn Their Fate Years Later

China is now officially announcing the indictments or deaths of family members who vanished years ago in reeducation camps in Xinjiang, some members of the Uyghur community say.

2016/03/01 | Jeffrey Tsai

Hong Kong By-Election Results Show Rising Tide of Youth Discontent

·This election upheld the precarious status quo in Hong Kong’s legislative body. ·Edward Leung, arrested for his role in the Fishball Revolution, got 15% of the votes, demonstrating the rise of youth discontent influencing politics.