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2020/08/20 | Abby Huang

Taiwan to Ban Local Distribution of Chinese Streaming Services

Taiwan is planning to ban Chinese streaming services from partnering with local distributors starting on September 3.

2020/04/09 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan Challenges WHO Leader's Accusations, Renews Medical Aid Commitment

Taiwan's MOFA has responded to accusations of racism from WHO head Dr. Tedro by condemning the groundless attacks and announcing new medical aid efforts.

2020/06/19 | Voice of America

Kim Jong Un Keeps Quiet as North Korea Turns Up Heat

Kim Yo Jong has become the public face of North Korea’s more aggressive stance toward the South.

2020/07/17 | TNL Staff

Chen Chu Confirmed as Head of Control Yuan Amid Lawmaker Brawl

Taiwan's legislature approved the appointment of Chen Chu as the head of the Control Yuan despite a rather chaotic morning.

2020/04/21 | Daphne K. Lee

2020 Press Freedom Index: A Decade of Uncertainty for Asia-Pacific

RSF has released its 2020 World Press Freedom Index, highlighting the restrictions that remain in the Asia-Pacific. The News Lens reporters and editors offer their insights and context for the report.

2020/05/04 | Sean Kramer

Everything You Need to Know About Taiwan’s Baseball Teams

A guide to choosing a team to support for Taiwan's 2020 CPBL season.

2020/09/08 | Voice of America

Philippine President Pardons US Marine Convicted in Killing of Transgender Woman

The move sparked criticism from rights groups and lawyers for the woman’s family.

2020/06/24 | Syrena Lin

The Migrant Fishermen Union on the Frontlines Against Covid-19 and Bosses

The Yilan Migrant Fishermen Union has pointed out the increased vulnerabilities that their workers face under Covid-19. But this is just their latest campaign since their establishment in 2013.

2020/04/09 | Voice of America

Coronavirus Turns Vietnam from Recipient to Donor

Vietnam donates medical supplies to richer nations despite smaller economy.

2020/05/26 | Deutsche Welle

India Restarts Domestic Air Travel After Two Months, Amid Chaos

The resumption of domestic flights in India was marked by chaos as several flights were canceled without passengers being warned in advance. Regional rules also complicated the resumption of travel.

2020/06/08 | Voice of America

Australia, China Clash Over Covid-19 Racism Claims

China has warned its citizens against travel to Australia, citing a significant increase in racist attacks on Chinese and Asian people. Australian officials have denied the accusation.

2020/09/02 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Unveils New Passport Design

Taiwan has revealed a new passport design, reducing the size of the words "Republic of China."

2020/08/27 | Deutsche Welle

North Korea and Coronavirus: Hide-And-Seek With the World

Coronavirus has left a trail of destruction for many neighboring countries — but in Pyongyang, leader Kim Jong Un denies that there have been any infections. Is this true?

2020/04/27 | Daphne K. Lee

Not Tossing Around Coins: Taiwan’s Economic Stimulus In Light of Covid-19 Success

Taiwan's stimulus package is proportionately smaller than that of other countries affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, but the Taiwanese government and analysts think it's enough.

2020/07/14 | Deutsche Welle

Taiwan Accuses Germany of Discrimination After Flag Removal 

German Foreign Ministry removed the national flag of the Republic of China, Taiwan's formal name, citing "One China Policy" as its reasoning.

2020/05/20 | Deutsche Welle

'Make in India' Looking to Take on China's Tech Industry

India's tech factories may be the big winner as rich countries around the world are rethinking globalization and their heavy reliance on China as the coronavirus pandemic slows down.

2020/09/02 | Voice of America

US Adjusts Taiwan Policy, Declassifies Cables

The U.S. and Taiwan are starting a new bilateral economic dialogue after Taiwan announced last week its plans to remove restrictions on American pork and beef imports. Some experts see the dialogue as a move toward a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan.

2020/04/03 | Seb Morgan

Your Guide To Taiwan’s Tomb Sweeping Day 2020

A brief guide to Tomb Sweeping Day, updated for the coronavirus outbreak of 2020.