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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.

2020/07/20 | TNL Staff

'USA Caucus' Established in Taiwan's Legislature

A caucus was established today in Taiwan's legislature to advocate for closer ties to the United States.

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.

2020/06/22 | Voice of America

How Did Vietnam Become Biggest Nation Without Coronavirus Deaths?

Vietnam's drastic and early action allowed it to head off a full-blown calamity, becoming the biggest nation by population to report no deaths from Covid-19.

2020/05/06 | Voice of America

Philippines Orders Leading TV Network to Halt Operations

Philippines' ABS-CBN Corp., which frequently criticized President Rodrigo Duterte, was ordered to stop operating because its license expired; critics call the move an assault on press freedom.

2020/04/06 | Antonia Timmerman

Taiwan’s Vaunted Covid-19 Response Faces Test As Students Return Home

Thousands of students are returning to Taiwan to flee the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, challenging Taiwan's response system.

2020/04/10 | Nicholas Haggerty

Taiwanese Research Team Identifies Covid-19 Protease Inhibitor

Researchers at Academia Sinica announced that they had identified inhibitors of COVID-19 in vitro, laying groundwork for animal and human testing.

2020/03/24 | TNL Staff

Netflix to Unveil More Korean Dramas for Quarantine Entertainment

Netflix will roll out more Korean drama series and films to keep people entertained during coronavirus quarantine.

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.

2020/05/28 | Deutsche Welle

US Reconsiders Hong Kong's Special Treatment, Seeks China Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer operates autonomously from Beijing. Meanwhile, in Congress, proposed sanctions linked to China's repression of Uyghur Muslims passed overwhelmingly.

2020/07/15 | Voice of America

Britain's Huawei Ban Resets Relations With China

British officials are bracing for a fierce reaction from Beijing following London's decision to block Chinese tech giant from playing any role in development of Britain’s 5G phone network.

2020/04/16 | Jennifer Gunther

Taiwanese Vaccine Manufacturer in Coronavirus Testing Phase

Taiwan's Adimmune Corporation is beginning animal tests for a Covid-19 vaccine.

2020/08/05 | Denis Li

'Always in My Heart': Lee Teng-hui’s Life in 10 Quotes

In speeches and interviews, Lee Teng-hui built a reputation for memorable lines and biting quips. Here are 10 of his greatest hits.

2020/06/03 | TNL Staff

Taiwan to Offer Stimulus Coupons Targeting Retail and Leisure Industries

Starting July 15, Taiwanese citizens and foreign spouses can pay NT$1,000 for an NT$3,000 voucher that can be used at most stores.

2020/08/28 | Deutsche Welle

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Announces Resignation

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he is stepping down for health reasons. He has suffered from the chronic illness ulcerative colitis for years.

2020/09/25 | Voice of America

Vietnam’s Economic Hopes Fade as Covid-19 Takes Away Business

Will Vietnam's Covid-19 response help the country stay competitive as a manufacturing go-to spot in Asia when the pandemic is over?

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.

2020/07/21 | Deutsche Welle

Covid-19 in Philippines: Police Deployed to Implement Fresh Lockdowns

As cases continue to rise, the government has ordered police to accompany medics and transfer any infected patients to isolation facilities. Citizens have also been encouraged to report any infected neighbors in hiding.