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Understanding Taiwan's 'Blue Wave' of 2018

2018/12/06

The News Lens Feature

Taiwan's opposition KMT swept back to power in several municipalities, delivering a series of humiliating losses to President Tsai Ing-wen and her ruling DPP. What does it all mean for Taiwan's future?

LGBT+ in Taiwan: Life After the Referendums

2018/12/05

The News Lens Feature

Taiwan's LGBT+ community was dealt a major blow in November's referendums as a vote to enshrine same-sex marriage rights in the Civil Code failed at the polls. However, the fight is far from over to become the first country in Asia to legalize marriage equality.

Taiwan's High Seas Hell

2018/12/05

The News Lens Feature

Taiwan's enormous high seas fishing industry is responsible for much of the world's tuna catch. It's also come under fire for illegal fishing, human trafficking, and abuse of its migrant workforce.
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