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2016/02/18 | TNL 編輯

China Deploys Missiles On South China Sea Island

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense said it has confirmed that surface-to-air missiles have been deployed by the Chinese military on Woody Island in the disputed South China Sea. While China considers its move to be appropriate and reasonable, the deployment has raised concerns in the region.

2016/02/16 | TNL 編輯

Fiji Becomes First Country To Approve Paris Agreement

Countries in the Asia Pacific region are among the most vulnerable nations when talking about global warming. Recently, Fiji's parliament ratified the implementation of Paris Agreement in their country, hoping to pioneer the official agreement among participating countries.

2016/02/16 | TNL 編輯

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Join Fight Against Zika

With more and more people being infected with the Zika virus, many countries are seeking solutions to tackle mosquito-borne diseases, including Taiwan, the UK and Brazil.

2016/02/15 | TNL 編輯

Southern Taiwan Earthquake Update: 116 Dead And Government Establishing Further Disaster Prevention Methods

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan has lead to a total of 116 deaths. The Taiwanese government is planning a “Old Building Health Check” program and announcing the potential areas for soil liquefaction within a month for future disaster prevention.

2016/02/08 | Olivia Yang

Taiwan Earthquake Collapses Residential Buildings and Damages Historic Relics

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake that hit southern Taiwan on February 6 has seen 37 casualties so far, but residential buildings weren't the only architectures damaged.

2016/02/06 | Olivia Yang

Earthquake Strikes Southern Taiwan Leaving Dozens Trapped

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan early morning February 6, demolishing buildings in Tainan City and trapping dozens in the rubble.

2016/02/05 | Zou Chi

The UK Responds To Petition, Not Recognizing Taiwan As A State

The petition “Recognise Taiwan as a country” gained over 10,000 signings within 20 days, and the UK government responded to it on February 5, stating its consistent position that they “do not recognise Taiwan as a state.”

2016/02/02 | Sid Weng

Too Many Tourists? Japan To Launch Preclearance Facilities in Taiwan

With the increase of Japan’s inbound visitors, the Japanese government plans to open preclearance facilities in several countries, including Taiwan, which ranks third in the number of tourists visiting Japan.

2016/01/28 | TNL 編輯

First Zika Case In Taiwan And The Virus Casting Shadow On The 2016 Olympics

Zika has seen its first case in Taiwan on January 19 and the virus’ outbreak in Brazil has drawn world attention as it’s found to be related to microcephaly: babies born with abnormally small heads. With mosquitos being its vector, there are concerns that the outbreak would not be stopped before the 2016 Olympics this August.

2016/01/26 | 阿Ken

UK Grants Qualified Taiwanese Express Customs Clearance

After passing the UK's verification and becoming a RTS program member, one can enter the UK through a UK/EU entry lane or an ePassport-gate in airports with a chip (biometric) passport. Users no longer need to fill in landing cards, consult with immigration officials or have their fingerprints taken at the gate.

2016/01/25 | Eric Tsai

Snow Hits Taiwan Surprising Locals

As an island only 23 degrees north of the Equator, Taiwan is listed as subtropical. Normally having an average of 15 degrees Celsius in January, over the weekend, island-wide temperature dropped below 10 degrees and some areas dropping down below 0 degrees.

2016/01/21 | TNL 編輯

Cold Wave Sweeping Through East Asia

As the worst cold wave in ten years sweeps through Taiwan, residents on the island may have to endure what feels like below zero temperatures from January 23 to 25. China, Japan and Korea are also experiencing extreme cold with blizzards buffeting multiple regions and record-low temperatures reported in many cities.

2016/01/21 | Yuan

[UPDATE] UK Will Respond to “Recognise Taiwan as a Country” Petition

UK authorities have noticed that the number of signitures has gone over the threshold of 10,000, and they will initiate the responding process in the coming days. Once the signing number reaches more than 100,000, the parliament will consider organizing a debate.

2016/01/06 | Yang

Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs Heading to Beijing for Economic Cooperation Talk

Different from past presidential elections, this time China is offering Taiwan two significant gifts other than creating an ambience of temporary standoff right before the election.