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2022/05/09 | Dolma Tsering

Who Are the Young Self-immolators in Tibet?

Beijing has been quietly sinicizing Tibet, and young Tibetans are showing their resistance to the policy with their lives.

2022/04/12 | Deutsche Welle

Indonesia: Thousands of Students Protest Rumored Election Delay

President Joko Widodo promised not to delay elections in order to hold on to power, but many aren’t convinced. Monday's protests echoed those that ousted President Suharto in 1998.

2022/05/16 | The Interpreter

What a Marcos Jr Presidency in the Philippines Means for Geopolitics

The Philippines might be Asia’s oldest democracy, but the continued appetite for strongman rule demonstrates a deep ambivalence about liberal democracy’s promises of political equality and rule of law and the likely continuation of the public’s acceptance of the autocratic practices that characterized Duterte’s presidency.

2022/06/02 | Voice of America

US, Taiwan Launch New Trade Pact

Biden administration officials said the U.S.-Taiwan deal would boost bilateral digital and clean energy trade and that the two partners would open talks to further technology trade and investments.

2022/05/27 | Voice of America

As Biden Leaves Asia, North Korea Launches ICBM, Other Missiles

North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles, including what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile, hours after U.S. President left South Korea.

2022/03/16 | TNL 公司

TNL Media Group Announces the Establishment of Their First Japan Market Office and the Official Launch of The News Lens Japan, Japanese language edition

TNL Media Group, an independent digital media, martech and data analytics group announced that they have recently established their first Japan market office and officially launched their Japanese language edition for The News Lens.

2022/07/27 | TNL 公司

BBC News Chinese Officially Launches On The News Lens, Providing Diverse and In-Depth International Perspectives

The News Lens has officially launched an agreement to share articles and illustrations from BBC News Chinese. The agreement will take effect in July 2022. BBC News Chinese provides objective, timely, and accurate articles and analyses, closely follows the global pulse, and further enriches the international perspective that TNL has been cultivating for years.

2022/08/31 | Voice of America

Ukraine Lawmaker Questions Kyiv’s Strategic Partnership With Beijing

The lawmaker says Ukraine should reconsider its strategic partnership formed a decade ago with China, a key Russian ally.

2022/06/29 | Sam Robbins

The Many Faces of the Hokkien-language Internet

Online content distinctly aimed at promoting Taiwanese Hokkien within Taiwan abounds, but there is also a wide range of content created by communities interested in Hokkien, spoken in different varieties from East Asia, Southeast Asia, to North America.

2022/11/26 | Bryan Chou

Taiwan Fails To Lower the Voting Age to 18

Experts have said the referendum is unlikely to pass due to the high threshold and a relatively low turnout in local elections.

2022/09/30 | The Interpreter

Myanmar: A Desperate Junta Trying, and Failing, To Shore up Its Legitimacy

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Australian economic adviser was sentenced to three years in prison. It won’t help the Myanmar junta’s international isolation or its domestic problems.

2022/09/13 | TNL 公司

TNL Media Group Announces the Acquisition of iCook, Symbolizing Their Entry Into E-commerce as Well as a Giant Addition to the Group’s App and Paid Subscription Business

TNL Media Group officially announces their acquisition of the leading food and recipe lifestyle media iCook. Besides increased readership scale and new products that can be offered to readers, this acquisition symbolizes a crucial next step to rapidly expand the group’s existing paid subscription business and enter e-commerce services.

2022/09/27 | Global Voices

‘Where’s the President?’ Trends as Super Typhoon Batters the Philippines

Marcos posted a video of his trip to the United States while his constituents was bracing for the devastating impact of the typhoon.

2022/07/05 | Deutsche Welle

South Korea Returns to Nuclear Power’s Warm Embrace

President Yoon Suk-yeol is going all in on nuclear power, both at home and abroad, marking a shift from his predecessor’s undecided approach.

2022/06/15 | Global Voices

China’s Wavering Position on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Threatens Its Legacy at Home and Abroad

Beijing’s official policy has remained ambiguously in support of the Russian cause, but against its consequences.

2022/09/22 | Voice of America

Taiwan Marks Deadly but Seminal 1999 Earthquake

The earthquake prompted major legislative reform in how the government would handle natural disasters, but challenges remain.

2022/05/24 | Deutsche Welle

‘Quad’ Talks in Japan Open With Eyes on China and Ukraine

Leaders from the U.S., Japan, India, and Australia are in Tokyo looking to bolster the Indo-Pacific group of major democratic nations. Although China is the Quad’s long term focus, Ukraine’s sure to feature on the agenda.