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2016/05/31 | Kirsten Han

Singaporean Activists Harassed by Police for 'Breaching' Election Rules

It’s a worrying state of affairs when expressing your political opinions on Facebook on a particular day is all it takes for police to gain access to all your data without a warrant or court order.

2016/05/31 | Edward White

Chasing Unicorns in Taiwan

One of the world’s top tech investors has two pieces of advice for Taiwanese startups: chase global consumer markets and work as hard as Kobe Bryant.

2016/05/31 | Olivia Yang

[Photo Story]: Preserving Taiwan's Fisheries Through Sound and Images

Seven Taiwanese college students are calling for the preservation of 13 traditional fishing techniques in Taiwan with a new documentary photo series.

2016/05/31 | TNL 編輯

Chinese Mothers Hopeful as Cross-Strait Medical Relations Improve

After China relaxed its one-child policy last year, fertilization clinics in Taiwan are looking forward to increased demand from across the Strait.

2016/05/31 | J. Michael Cole

PLA 'Stride' Military Exercises: Is Taiwan in the Crosshairs?

While it may be tempting to see connections between large-scale drills and Tsai Ing-wen’s election in January, 2016, Zhurihe is not evidence of escalation. 

2016/05/30 | TNL 編輯

Disrespect of Flying Fish Festival Reflecting Marginalization Trend of Aboriginals

Tourists have been disrespecting the traditional culture of Orchid Island’s indigenous people.

2016/05/30 | Edward White

Deal with Crooked Brokers and Soft Judges to Fix Human Trafficking

Taiwan’s anti-human trafficking system is failing to stem the flow of workers from Southeast Asia into exploitative working environments in Taiwan. An NGO leader who has helped thousands of victims is calling for change.

2016/05/30 | J. Michael Cole

Looking for the Real ‘Troublemaker’ in the Taiwan Strait

Global headlines have a tendency to portray Taiwan and the DPP as the cause of instability in the Taiwan Strait. But things are a little more complex than that.

2016/05/27 | TNL 編輯

Mining the Art of Taiwan: Calls for Taroko Gorge Protection

Taroko Gorge is one of the most well-known tourist attractions in Taiwan, but Asia Cement’s mining in the region has sparked controversies for years. As the new director of EPA recently announced that the mines should be banned by 2017, whether Asia Cement will leave Taroko Gorge or not remains a question.

2016/05/26 | Olivia Yang

Night Markets Taking the US by Storm

Silicon Valley is about to get its own night market this summer, but this isn't the first one to appear in the US.

2016/05/25 | TNL 編輯

[UPDATE] Four-Year-Old Girl Killed in Random Attack in Taipei

Prosecutors have charged Wang Ching-yu, 33, with murder and have sought the death penalty.