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2017/10/25 | Dinah Gardner
Will Taiwan’s New Plastic Bag Ban Work?
Taiwanese use more than 700 plastic bags per person per year; recycling is not the answer; much better to use other kinds of long-lasting containers; and special compost areas for biodegradable bags would be a good place to start.
2017/10/13 | Julia Mayer
'Dangerous Dancing': Malaysian Dance Battles against Ban
It’s been described by UNESCO as a ‘masterpiece of humanity,’ yet the Malay dance-drama style Mak Yong is still banned in Kelantan, its place of origin. Julia Mayer looks at whether international attention can change repressive local laws.
2017/07/28 | TNL Staff
CARTOON: No 'ROC' for Chinese Media
'Taiwan is a province of China,' reads one rule. 'But taking the feelings of our Taiwan compatriots into account, now we generally don’t call it "Taiwan Province," and more often use "Taiwan Region" or "Taiwan."'