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2017/10/28 | Sheryn Lee
President Tsai's Ballot Box Balancing Act
Like most incumbents, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen is experiencing mid-term polling blues, but the erosion of identification with either of the two major parties should be greater cause for concern.
2017/10/06 | Michael Turton
BOOK REVIEW: The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan's Defense and US Strategy in Asia
Don't believe the hype. Ian Easton's new book is no roadmap to a 2020 invasion of Taiwan by China. Instead, it is a thoroughly researched joy of a read that delves deep into the complexities of potential cross-Strait conflict, and comes up suggesting Taiwan remains a tough nut to crack for the PLA.
2017/10/05 | Hector Muñoz
Catalonia and Taiwan? Not the Same
It’s important to check the political reality before falling victim to emotion when it comes to discussing issues of independence.
2017/09/30 | TNL Staff
Six Galleries to Visit in Taipei
'Good Eye Taipei’s' recommendation six art galleries to check out in Taipei.
2017/09/29 | TNL Staff
ILLUSTRATION: Six Mooncake Flavors to Try at Mid-Autumn
With Mid-Autumn Festival fast approaching, why not try a new flavor of mooncake?
Peering into Taiwan's Post-Blue Political Future
Politics abhors a vacuum, and with the KMT struggling for support there is scope for a new opposition to mount a challenge to the DPP's grip of Taiwan's national politics. But who will lead it and where will they come from? Courtney Donovan Smith forecasts Taiwan's political future.
2017/09/15 | Ketagalan Media
Does Taiwan Really Need More Foreigners?
Taiwan needs new talent but Taiwanese people’s inability to market the country effectively is hampering its ability to attract the right people.
2017/08/31 | Adam Hatch
China-Taiwan Tourism: A Bellwether for Stormy Seas Ahead?
If Taiwan-China trade begins to go the way of cross-Strait tourism, it’s likely that the relationship is headed for even more difficult times, argues Adam Hatch.
2017/08/28 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Taiwan Shines, Despite Universiade Disruption
The Universiade is a rare chance for Taiwan to shine on the international stage.
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?
2017/08/23 | Justin Hugo
Tsai’s Government Failing Taiwan’s Workers with Cruel Minimum Wage Increase
Taiwan has been sinking into a state of stagnation for more than a decade, the Tsai government continues to give businesses too much latitude.
2017/08/21 | Justin Hugo
Taiwan’s ‘Grim Truth’: Vicious Low Wage, Low Productivity Cycle Crippling Workers and Companies
As Taiwanese businesses are unwilling to increase wages for the want to hold onto their profits, they are also complicit in causing themselves to lose demand, and therefore their business sustainability. The government needs to act.
2017/08/18 | TNL Staff
CARTOON: Protests to Start as the Universiade Kicks Off?
Local political activists are expected to attempt to use the event to draw attention to the Taiwan independence movement and the lack of international recognition of Taiwan sovereignty.
2017/08/14 | Jules Quartly
(Re)Naming Yourself in Asia and Beyond
The millennial obsession with multiple online identities is balanced by the fact that 'real' names still mean something.