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2017/08/25 | Edward White
A Taiwan Witch Burning
If it is true, Lin Yu-ru's story may go a long way in explaining how her life deteriorated to the point that she decided to kill her husband. Does it also mean that one of Taiwan’s most infamous serial killers isn’t responsible for the death of her mother and mother-in-law?
2017/07/27 | David Green
A Cryptocurrency Implosion in Taiwan
David Green dissects the anatomy of a new cryptocurrency unraveling in Taiwan, leaving investors stranded without their cash.
2017/07/10 | Morley J Weston
INFOGRAPHIC: Where Not to Park Your Scooter in Taipei
The outskirts of Taipei get increasingly sketchy and the Zhongli district of Taoyuan still stands out as the car theft capital of the greater Taipei region.
UPDATE: Shooting Near Taipei - 4 Dead
The suspect attempted suicide and was pronounced dead at 11:38 this morning.
2017/05/22 | James Baron
Hidden in Plain Sight: Taipei has a Glue Sniffing Problem
'Most people are completely unaware that this is even an issue. I know this because I have seen flagrant sniffers in the middle of busy thoroughfares, their heads buried in larger carrier bags as oblivious hordes jostled around them.'
2017/05/22 | Phelim Kine
OPINION: Indonesia, Please Stop Public Flogging of Gay Men
The president should denounce punishment of 85 lashes for ‘sodomy’ in Aceh, writes Phelim Kine.
2017/05/12 | TNL Staff
Life Sentence, Not Death Penalty, for ‘Random Killing’ in Taiwan
Today's decision is significant for Taiwan where human rights groups believe defendants with mental health issues have been executed because of serious flaws in the court system.
2017/04/11 | TNL Staff
INFOGRAPHIC: China the World’s Top Executor in 2016
The number of death sentences and executions in China each year are both in the thousands.
2017/02/20 | Timothy Ferry
Blueprint of a Heist: Cracking Taiwan's US$2.5m ATM Hack
Looking back at the First Bank’s ATM heist, one of Taiwan's biggest ever robberies.
2017/02/10 | Zi Yang
Rural China and the Asian Methamphetamine Trade: A Case Study of Lufeng
Despite the growth of China’s security budget in recent years, the state’s seemingly inability to stamp out the drug business shows us the corrupting effects of the trade on local administrators who protected traffickers for financial gains.
Getting Organized on Asia's Rising Drug Trade
Cross-border movement of illicit products into and out of Southeast Asia, often via India and China, has intensified in recent years.
2017/01/19 | Edward White
The Legacy of Taiwan's 'Little Light Bulb'
What has Taiwan learned about its mental health system after the murder of a four-year-old last year?
2017/01/13 | Devanik Saha
After Alcohol Ban, Crime Rate Rises
Nine months after liquor was banned in Bihar, India, major crimes is up 13%.
Hackers Hit India's Congress as Cyber Crime Escalates
As Congress Twitter accounts are hacked, cyber crime in India is up 26 times in a decade.