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2017/07/31 | ZiQing Low

An Almighty Con? Taiwan’s ‘Purple Shirts’ and their Master

Former members of the massive religious group are speaking out about high fees, harassment, and the leader's spurious claims.

2017/07/27 | Central News Agency

Driverless Bus Coming to Taipei

Taipei will test driverless busses in a bid to improve traffic.

2017/07/27 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: 'Sound of Strike' Raising Awareness on Filipino Issues 'The Filipino Way'

'The Philippines is a country that is under a lot of attention. But the attention it gets is very one-sided,' says 23-year-old Jun Lin, one of the three working on the project. 'After Duterte took office, we have been seeing a lot of news coverage on the Philippines, but it’s all about what Duterte said.'

2017/07/27 | Yuan-Ming Chiao

Why China’s Attempts to Curb Air Pollution are Facing Resistance

According to a report by Caixin earlier this month, 33 incidents of industry obstructions occurred in more than half the localities under inspection since April.

2017/07/26 | TNL Staff

Thailand Bucks Trend by Repatriating Taiwanese Fraud Suspects to Taiwan

Today’s move by Thai authorities was doubly surprising given there have been signs of increasing Chinese interference in Thailand or at least a willingness on the part of the junta-led Thai government to comply to China’s wishes.

2017/07/26 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: Box Office Hit 'Bad Genius' Director on Making the Thai Heist Thriller

Critics have said the film is 'as entertaining as Ocean’s Eleven' and that it is 'a work of craft that will help raise Thai cinema to another level of diversity.'

2017/07/26 | Marta Colombo

From Hong Kong to Italy and Back: Heidi Li Sings Her Multicultural Journey

'Jazz is similar to Cantonese opera […] the singer takes over the pace, creating an amazing atmosphere that is almost spiritual.'

2017/07/25 | Yuan-Ming Chiao

Bleak Outlook: Millions of Rural Chinese Children 'Left Behind'

Experts fear the psychological and developmental consequences on migrant children who are growing up without their parents.

2017/07/24 | James Chin

Here is Why Mahathir is at the Center of Malaysia’s Opposition Power Play

Mahathir represents an alternative Ketuanan Melayu leadership, rather than real political reforms.

2017/07/22 | John C. Cannon

Asia's Rhino Horn Trade is Thriving

The Elephant Action League sent undercover investigators into Vietnam, China and several other Asian countries to understand the intricate network involved in getting rhino horn from African countries into the hands of Chinese consumers.

2017/07/21 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Director Zero Chou's Latest Project Films in LGBT Sensitive Cities

The award-winning director's new project involves filming in four cities in which LGBT topics are still banned.

2017/07/21 | Central News Agency

Taiwan Temples Incensed: Online Rumor of Incense Burning Ban Sparks Protest

Temples have accepted a 'one burner, one incense stick' proposal to help protect the environment, and have agreed to burn ghost money collectively in an incinerator.