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2016/08/31 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Kindness Saves Swedish Post-Rock Band

Swedish post-rock band pg.lost landed in Taiwan last night, only to find out that some of their equipment had been sent to China.

2016/08/31 | TNL Staff

Four More Taiwanese Drug Traffickers Sentenced to Death in Indonesia

The four could join the more than 40 individuals who could be executed by the end of 2017.

2016/08/31 | Edward White

China Doubles Down on Pacific Fishery

China’s exports to the Pacific Islands doubled in the past year as it helps the region boost up its fishing industry.

2016/08/31 | Morris Jones

China’s Quantum Satellite: Nothing is Totally Secure

Earlier this month, China launched Micius, the world’s first quantum communications satellite. While this technology will complicate efforts to bug or intercept China's communications, history shows that no system is ever completely secure.

2016/08/31 | Edward White

Chechen Hand in Thailand Bombings, Expert Says

International terrorists had a hand in helping local insurgent groups carry out the recent spate of bombings in Thailand, one expert believes.

2016/08/31 | Carol Chen

U.S. Loses Some of Its Lure for Taiwanese Wishing to Study Abroad

An increasing number of Taiwanese students are going abroad to acquire a higher education, but they are no longer necessarily headed for U.S. universities, as was once the case.

2016/08/31 | Olivia Yang

YouBikes Out of Service for One Day

The bike-sharing service is down after system errors in the Taichung area.

2016/08/30 | Olivia Yang

PM Trudeau Arrives in China to Address Economic, Human Rights Issues

During the prime minister's first official visit to China, Justin Trudeau plans to strengthen economic ties and bring up the case of a Canadian who has been detained since 2014.

2016/08/30 | Hsu Chia-yu

China Clears Hangzhou Skies, Silences Critic Ahead of G20 Summit

China’s preparations for next week's G20 summit have involved hundreds of factories being shut down and the detention of at least one civil servant.

2016/08/30 | Edward White

Did the UN Redefine 'Hate Speech' over a Singaporean Blogger?

Singapore’s trial of a controversial blogger has led to a new standard for ‘hate speech,' an organization says.

2016/08/30 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Band in Controversial Music Video Releases Statement

'We thought this was a pretty positive story and I was willing to make the sacrifice.'

2016/08/30 | TNL Staff

BREAKING: Explosion at Chinese Embassy in Bishkek

Early reports say a vehicle with explosives on board rammed into the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital. One dead and three injured reported.

2016/08/30 | Steven Crook

Navigating Rough Waters: Taiwan’s Yacht Industry

The growing market for larger vessels and the emergence of domestic demand offer hope for the industry.

2016/08/29 | Edward White

Repression in Laos Goes Under the Spotlight

A senior human rights advocate has slammed Laos’ communist government for being a 'regional leader' in repression.

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Namewee: Don’t Go After Taiwanese Band

MV controversy: 'If you want to hold someone responsible, then let it be me alone.'

2016/08/29 | Edward White

Nepal Mulls China’s Trans-Himalayan Rail Plans

‘We have to work in the middle of these extremes.’ What will China’s trans-Himalayan railway mean for Nepal?

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Malaysians Worried About Economy and Security, Poll Shows

While Malaysians have great pride, a recent poll shows that some issues remain a source of apprehension.

2016/08/29 | John Lee

China's Floating Nuclear Plants in the South China Sea: Challenges Ahead

Since China has shown no sign of renouncing its jurisdictional claims within the nine-dash line, it will likely assert control over the maritime space surrounding such plants for their protection.