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2016/06/06 | TNL 編輯

Open Letter: On President Xi Jinping's Visit to Poland

"Poland should develop economic relations with China, but these relations cannot be healthy and predictable if there is no legal reform in China, and if freedom of expression and of religion continue to be severely violated."

2016/06/06 | Olivia Yang

Feature: Bringing More than Taiwan Paper Art to the Louvre

Taiwanese paper artist Hung Hsin-fu mixes art and education, science and mathematics to create a truly memorable experience.

2016/06/06 | J. Michael Cole

Taiwan’s Compulsory Military Service: Fix it or Drop it

If Taiwan is to retain a basic military training program, it should make sure the nation gets a proper return on the investment.

2016/06/06 | Edward White

FEATURE: Tiananmen and Hong Kong: A City Divided

The annual Tiananmen vigil has become a symbol of emerging division in local Hong Kong politics.

2016/06/04 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Sci-Fi Project Nominated for Venture Capital at Korean Film Festival

A Taiwanese sci-fi romance film project is poised to attract venture capital at the 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival.

2016/06/04 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwan's Handling of Mass Burn Victims at Water Park Draws Attention Abroad

A year after a deadly explosion at a Taiwan water park, the EU and a number of countries are seeking advice from Taiwan on how to treat large numbers of burn victims.

2016/06/04 | J. Michael Cole

The Fight for Freedom Knows No Borders

The Tiananmen Square Massacre anniversary is a reminder that defending freedom and human rights against tyranny is a common responsibility—and in our best interest.

2016/06/03 | Chang Shin-wei

Is Tsai’s Anti-Drug Policy Short-Sighted?

As President Tsai vows to combat drugs by helping addicts quit the habit, an expert says that the nation's drug rehabilitation system needs to be revamped.

2016/06/03 | J. Michael Cole

China Has ‘Abysmal’ Internet Speed Performance; How Does Taiwan Measure Up?

Although there is room for improvement, Taiwan fares rather well in adoption rates, as well as average and peak Internet speeds.

2016/06/03 | Edward White

Tsai's First 100 Days Key for Investor Confidence: AmCham

A rapid turnaround of Taiwan’s economy is unlikely, but Tsai Ing-wen’s first 100 days in office will be critical for business confidence.

2016/06/03 | J. Michael Cole

Who Is Pushing Away from Whom in the Taiwan Strait?

President Tsai is being accused of trying to move Taiwan away from China. Rather than accuse Taipei of breaking an unwritten rule, we should instead ask why China has become less and less attractive to the people of Taiwan.

2016/06/03 | Olivia Yang

Uniform Regulations Loosened for Better or Worse?

Uniform regulations are being loosened, but a certain industry is bracing itself while students rejoice.

2016/06/02 | Yuan-ling Liang

VoiceTube Shows How to Win a Facebook App Award

Taiwanese English-learning app VoiceTube has picked up an award from Facebook. The key to its success was promoting customer engagement and listening to its users.

2016/06/02 | Edward White

The Duterte Paradox: Taiwan and the Philippines Head into the Unknown

Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is seen as a wildcard by many and his moves over the coming months will send ripples across the region.  

2016/06/02 | J. Michael Cole

China’s Great Fear of the Looking Glass

An increasingly assertive Chinese Communist Party doesn’t want us to look too closely into China’s eroding human rights situation and activities abroad. We must keep at it, or we’ll all lose.

2016/06/02 | Timothy S. Rich

North Korea’s Brinkmanship Isn’t Irrational

Rather than focusing on the idiosyncrasies of the North Korean regime or ignoring patterns of behavior, greater attention should be placed on efforts to enhance North Korea’s own sense of stability.

2016/06/02 | Chang Shin-wei

Government Overreach Blamed as Taiwan Competitiveness Slides

An economist blames Taiwan’s slide in an international competitiveness ranking on tight labor market controls and lack of institutional infrastructure.

2016/06/01 | TNL 編輯

Taiwan’s Lost Art of Paper Offering Revitalized at the Louvre

A Taiwanese paper art company is giving visitors at an exhibition in France a chance to explore a dying art form.