James Baron
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James Baron is a contributing writer for The News Lens. He is a Taipei-based freelance writer.
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2017/01/09 | James Baron
Chelsea Bringing the Football Blues to Taiwan
'They need to build a whole system...That includes creating footballing parents, who know how to take care of their kids and help their talent.'
2016/12/23 | James Baron
Forgotten Hero: Remembering Sun Li-jen
'Indeed, dashing, brave and a natural leader of men, Sun was an immediate favorite with the British and the Americans, and one of the few Chinese commanders that the Allies saw as tactically adept. It was for these reasons that MacArthur, Rusk et al promoted Sun as the only way of staving off disaster in Taiwan.'
2016/12/18 | James Baron
All Eyes Return to Gambia
Could Gambia’s opportunistic streak see it shun China and return as a diplomatic ally of Taiwan?
2016/12/07 | James Baron
On the Cards: Taiwan's Dating App Scam of Choice
'I'm Mi-Mi, 21 years old, 166 cm, 47 kg, 36-24-34, a student but moonlighting. I offer a bathing and massage service and compensated dating. 3,000 for 90 minutes, 7,000 for an overnight stay. Want to make an appointment?'