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2016/07/11 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Fighting for the Innocent on Death Row in Taiwan

'There are records of the torture – no one can believe it, but it happened, it is very serious.'

2016/07/11 | Olivia Yang

Innovative Exhibition Showcases Calligraphy in 16,384 Ways

The beauty of traditional calligraphy is usually appreciated in complete characters, but an art exhibition encourages the audience to look beyond form with seven large-scale installations.

2016/07/11 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan's Hotel Sector Faces Day of Reckoning

The boom of the last eight years is coming to an end as Chinese tourists decline and hotel oversupply grows more severe.

2016/07/11 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan Joins Hands with Mongolia on Democracy

Two weeks after major elections in Mongolia, the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy holds a forum in the region to promote democratic awareness.

2016/07/11 | Bing-sheng Lee

Suspicions of Political Motives in Cambodian Critic’s Murder

The murder of an outspoken government critic is seen as major blow for Cambodian democracy and has raised speculation over the involvement of the ruling regime.

2016/07/07 | J. Michael Cole

BREAKING: Explosion at Taiwan Train Station, 24 Injured

Authorities are trying to determine the cause of the explosion.

2016/07/07 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan On Alert as Super Typhoon Nepartak Closes In

As of 8 pm on Thursday, a total of 19 cities and counties across Taiwan have declared a typhoon day for Friday.

2016/07/07 | J. Michael Cole

Forbes’ Inexplicable Contempt for Taiwan

By putting it in the same category as Donald Trump, European nationalists and Rodrigo Duterte, Tim Ferguson provides an image of Taiwan’s democracy that is unfair in the extreme.

2016/07/07 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwanese Parents Spend to Make Their Children More Competitive

During the summer vacation, many children in Taiwan will spend countless hours learning foreign languages or writing formulas in science class. And that's exactly where their parents want them to be.

2016/07/07 | Sumit Kumar

The Significance of Full SCO Membership for India

From combating extremism to securing access to large energy reserves, India hopes to play a constructive role in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

2016/07/06 | Sarawak Report

Another Swiss Bank Involved as Malaysia 1MDB Scandal Unravels

As international prosecutors continue to dig into the 1MDB scandal, an earlier investigation by Sarawak Report has achieved a separate landmark ruling in Switzerland, with top bank UBS ordered to produce documents relating to Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman’s vast earnings from timber kickbacks.

2016/07/06 | Edward White

[PHOTO STORY] Eid al-Fitr in Taipei

Worshipers spilled out onto the streets in Taiwan’s capital this morning as thousands of people from Taipei’s Islamic community gathered at the Taipei Grand Mosque to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. The festival marks the ‘breaking of the fast’ at the end of the month-long Ramadan, which is observed by an estimated 1.5 billion people around the world. Taiwan, with a population of 23.5 million, has about 60,000 Muslims.

2016/07/05 | Hsu Chia-yu

Chinese Researcher Claims Cancer Cure Is in Drinking Water

The Western medical science field generally believes that cancer is caused by human genetic mutation. But Kenneth Hsu argues that if the nitrite in drinking water is reduced, cancer can be prevented, perhaps even cured.

2016/07/05 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan’s Banks Eye ASEAN Expansion

The emerging Southeast Asian region of 600 million people offers Taiwanese banks better prospects than mercurial China.

2016/07/05 | J. Michael Cole

Top Chinese Official Calls for Greater Cooperation with Taiwan Media

Given the state of the media in China today, any closer cooperation with its highly censored and propagandistic news outlets would be suicidal for would-be partners.

2016/07/05 | Olivia Yang

Lanyu Locals Unknowingly Prep Endangered Fish

Some residents of Taiwan's Lanyu were caught preparing to cook an endangered fish. But are they to blame?