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2016/06/28 | Yuan-ling Liang

New Video Game Features Taiwan’s White Terror Era

A 'breakthrough' video game takes players into the horrors of Taiwan’s White Terror period and decades of martial law.

2016/06/28 | Shuhei Omi

Philippine President-Elect Takes on Catholic Church Over Birth Control

Filipino politicians have avoided clashing with the Catholic Church in the past, but the country's president-elect doesn't seem to be too concerned.

2016/06/28 | Edward White

FEATURE: Clock Ticks as Indonesian Execution Spree Looms

Hope and Hypocrisy: Despite fighting for the freedom of hundreds of its own citizens facing the death penalty abroad, Indonesia looks set to carry out a spate of executions of foreign nationals. Can international and local activists force the populist Jokowi administration to change its course?

2016/06/27 | Bing-sheng Lee

Unions Threaten to Strike after Flight Attendants’ Success

The strike by China Airline flight attendants ended after management agreed to employee demands. Now more unions are threatening to strike.

2016/06/27 | Shuhei Omi

Taipower Warns of Energy Crisis As Taiwan Melts

Taiwan’s state-run power company says it is experiencing an energy crisis due to extremely high temperatures. But some say it’s a sham.

2016/06/27 | Bing-sheng Lee

Lu Yen-hsun Becomes Taiwan’s First ATP Players' Representative

Taiwan’s most successful male tennis player promises to devote his energies to improving players’ benefits and to pay special attention to issues regarding Asian players.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Beijing to Discuss Cross-Border Arrests with Hong Kong

Beijing agrees to talks after Hong Kong complained about booksellers' abductions.

2016/06/27 | Olivia Yang

Taiwan Marines Hang Dog and Film the Act, Sparking Outrage

A video of Taiwan military personnel abusing a dog to death has gone viral on the Internet and sparked an investigation.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Activists Seek Answers as China Detains Bloggers

Human rights activists call for answers as bloggers who exposed protests in China go missing.

2016/06/27 | J. Michael Cole

Taiwanese LGBT Group Shines in New York

Renting their own float, a group of Taiwanese students in the Big Apple invited the world to visit Taiwan to experience the largest gay pride parade in Asia.

2016/06/24 | Edward White

[PHOTO STORY] Airline Strike Follows Years of Deteriorating Conditions

“They don’t treat us as human beings.” China Airlines staff say their health has been suffering as work conditions have steadily worsened in recent years.

2016/06/24 | Shuhei Omi

South China Sea Watch No. 2

An overview of key developments in the South China Sea this week.

2016/06/24 | Shuhei Omi

Cross-Strait Watch No. 2

An overview of key developments in relations between Taiwan and China this week.

2016/06/24 | Olivia Yang

Exhibition Wants You To Think Twice About What You Eat

We all enjoy eating, but what are the social responsibilities that come with it?

2016/06/24 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwan’s President Tsai Embarks On Her First Diplomatic Trip Abroad

Before attending a ceremony in Panama, Tsai will make a brief stopover in Miami for meetings with officials and baseball star Chen Wei-yin.

2016/06/24 | Chang Shin-wei

Tsai’s ‘Asian Silicon Valley’ Comes Under Fire

From its proposed location in Taoyuan to confusion over the development aspects, Taiwan’s ‘Silicon Valley’ has yet to charm Taiwan’s high-tech start-ups.

2016/06/24 | J. Michael Cole

As Expected, Cambodia Deports 25 Taiwanese Fraud Suspects to PRC

In an echo of incidents involving Kenya and Malaysia, earlier today 25 Taiwanese nationals were deported from Cambodia to China.

2016/06/24 | Milton Osborne

A Bad Dry Season on the Mekong

The waters of the Tonle Sap in Cambodia have fallen to one of the lowest levels in generations, while a dramatic increase in saltwater incursions into Vietnam’s Mekong Delta threaten fish caches and agricultural production.