Chang Shin-wei

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Chang Shin-wei is a staff writer for The News Lens International.

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2016/07/29 | Chang Shin-wei
Taipei Mayor’s Reputation Going Downhill?
Polls show that Ko Wen-je is the least popular among the six heads of special municipalities in Taiwan, and has the least chance of winning a second term.
2016/07/27 | Chang Shin-wei
Chinese Honeytrap Snares Taiwanese Aviation Police Official
A Taiwanese aviation police officer was seduced by the female manager of a Chinese company with ties to the CCP.
2016/07/27 | Chang Shin-wei
Support for Tsai Drops by 14% in Two Months
Labor rights issues, the South China Sea ruling, and the accidental launch of a missile are believed to have contributed to the wavering trust in the Tsai administration.
2016/07/22 | Chang Shin-wei
China Huffs and Puffs After Tsai Ing-wen WaPo Interview
The Chinese side accuses President Tsai of officially denying for the first time the existence of the '1992 consensus.' Taipei denies she did such a thing.
2016/07/22 | Chang Shin-wei
Doctor Goes On Hunger Strike Against Taiwan Health Insurance Claim System
A point system used to calculate state reimbursements to hospitals and clinics is seen as unfair by a number of practitioners.
2016/07/21 | Chang Shin-wei
China's 'Little Pinks' Driving Taiwan and Hong Kong Away: Chang Tieh-chih
China’s rising patriotic youth movement threatens to further sour its relations with Taiwan and Hong Kong.
2016/07/20 | Chang Shin-wei
Tsai’s Judicial Reform Starting Off On The Wrong Foot: Huang Cheng-yi
'Tsai is not stopping political power from interfering in the judicial system, but is making it worse.'
2016/07/15 | Chang Shin-wei
Swing Dancers Introduce Taipei to the World
'Naughty Swing' dancers performed at 30 tourist attractions around Taipei, including Chiou Fen, Ximen Red House, Bopiliao Old Street, the Shilin Night Market, and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.
2016/07/14 | Chang Shin-wei
Taiwanese Packaging Design Shines at International Design Awards
Innovative and practical Taiwan fish packaging design picks up nine international awards.
2016/07/14 | Chang Shin-wei
Violence in Taiwan's Emergency Rooms: When Medical Staff Get Abused
The current legal system only allows complaints against medical personnel. Some say there should also be a channel for complaints against patients.
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.
2016/07/06 | Chang Shin-wei
Fearing EU 'Red Flag', Taiwan Passes New Laws on Pelagic Fishing
Some Taiwanese fishermen fear that the new fines imposed for breaking the law could be ruinous for many of them.
2016/07/01 | Chang Shin-wei
Formosa Plastics Admits Guilt for Mass Killing of Fish in Vietnam
Despite paying US$500m in damages and admitting it dumped toxic substance in rivers, there may be longer-term implications from the Formosa Plastics fish scandal.
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.