Chang Shin-wei
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Chang Shin-wei is a staff writer for The News Lens International.
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2016/06/29 | Chang Shin-wei

Working Sunday? Employers Threaten to Walk from Labor Negotiations

As employers threaten to walk from negotiations over worker rights in Taiwan, some politicians say the high expectations of the DPP-led government are not being met.

2016/06/29 | Chang Shin-wei

Tibetan Filmmaker Arrested in China

The detention and possible mistreatment of an award-winning Tibetan filmmaker comes as international politicians appear to be running out of patience with China’s human rights abuses.

2016/06/24 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwan’s President Tsai Embarks On Her First Diplomatic Trip Abroad

Before attending a ceremony in Panama, Tsai will make a brief stopover in Miami for meetings with officials and baseball star Chen Wei-yin.

2016/06/24 | Chang Shin-wei

Tsai’s ‘Asian Silicon Valley’ Comes Under Fire

From its proposed location in Taoyuan to confusion over the development aspects, Taiwan’s ‘Silicon Valley’ has yet to charm Taiwan’s high-tech start-ups.

2016/06/22 | Chang Shin-wei

More Trouble in China's 'Democracy Village'

Hit by renewed unrest, Wukan Village is once again in the news. And Beijing is worried.

2016/06/17 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwanese Engineer Rocks the Labor Market

A Taiwanese engineer has created a Google extension to allow job seekers and employees to comment directly on job websites, including Taiwan’s popular 104 and 1111 sites. The software has been widely praised and will soon be available on Firefox.

2016/06/15 | Chang Shin-wei

Go Read a Book: Official Responds to Taiwan's Power Crisis

As Taiwan grapples a looming power crisis lawmakers are coming up with creative ideas for people to help conserving electricity.

2016/06/04 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwan's Handling of Mass Burn Victims at Water Park Draws Attention Abroad

A year after a deadly explosion at a Taiwan water park, the EU and a number of countries are seeking advice from Taiwan on how to treat large numbers of burn victims.

2016/06/03 | Chang Shin-wei

Is Tsai’s Anti-Drug Policy Short-Sighted?

As President Tsai vows to combat drugs by helping addicts quit the habit, an expert says that the nation's drug rehabilitation system needs to be revamped.

2016/06/02 | Chang Shin-wei

Government Overreach Blamed as Taiwan Competitiveness Slides

An economist blames Taiwan’s slide in an international competitiveness ranking on tight labor market controls and lack of institutional infrastructure.