Daphne K. Lee

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Daphne K. Lee is a journalist based in Taipei and an editor for The News Lens International. She's a perpetual traveler who finds story ideas while roaming the planet.

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2020/07/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong’s National Security Law May Endanger Foreign Nationals
Beijing has granted itself extraterritorial power with Hong Kong's draconian national security law, which may endanger foreign nationals who offer any form of assistance to Hongkongers.
2020/06/17 | Daphne K. Lee
This Taiwanese Company Had a Contact Tracing Solution Before Covid-19
Demand for tracking devices has surged during Covid-19. Founders of Taiwan-based THLight Co. explain why.
2020/06/13 | Daphne K. Lee
Black Lives Matter Rallies in Taipei
Hundreds attended a Taipei rally in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement.
2020/06/09 | Daphne K. Lee
One Year On, Hongkongers Changed but Unmoved
On the one year anniversary of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, the media's rush to pronounce the "end of Hong Kong" doesn't consider the changes the protest has brought about among Hongkongers — or the long term.
2020/06/06 | Daphne K. Lee
Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu Recalled
Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu is the first elected Taiwanese politician to be ousted by a recall referendum.
2020/05/22 | Daphne K. Lee
Did Taiwan Miss the Boat to Change Its Work Culture?
Given Taiwan's much-lauded pandemic response, remote work was barely an option for many office workers. Taiwan might have missed the chance to leave its factory work mindset behind.
2020/05/19 | Daphne K. Lee
‘You Brought the Virus to Us’: Taipei Main Station Sitting Ban an Attack on Migrants
Taiwan Railways Administration has banned visitors from sitting in Taipei Main Station's hall since February, an activity popular among migrant workers. It said on Monday that the ban could be permanent.
2020/05/06 | Daphne K. Lee
6 Taiwanese Drama Series Available on Netflix Now
Taiwan's TV dramas seem to gone through a relative dry spell. Here are some exceptions.
2020/04/30 | Daphne K. Lee
Want Want Group Claims 'Water God' Disinfectant Safe for Drinking
Defying questions from legislators, Want Want Group claims its environmental disinfectant, Water God, is safe for human consumption.
2020/04/27 | Daphne K. Lee
Not Tossing Around Coins: Taiwan’s Economic Stimulus In Light of Covid-19 Success
Taiwan's stimulus package is proportionately smaller than that of other countries affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, but the Taiwanese government and analysts think it's enough.
2020/04/21 | Daphne K. Lee
2020 Press Freedom Index: A Decade of Uncertainty for Asia-Pacific
RSF has released its 2020 World Press Freedom Index, highlighting the restrictions that remain in the Asia-Pacific. The News Lens reporters and editors offer their insights and context for the report.
2020/04/14 | Daphne K. Lee
'Tigertail' Review: A Stillborn Romantic Idea
Alan Yang's feature debut explores a slew of important themes but fails to tell a coherent story.
2020/04/10 | Daphne K. Lee
Animal Crossing Disappeared From Stores in China
China quietly removed Animal Crossing from the shelves overnight, prompting netizen outrage.
2020/04/09 | Daphne K. Lee
Taiwan Challenges WHO Leader's Accusations, Renews Medical Aid Commitment
Taiwan's MOFA has responded to accusations of racism from WHO head Dr. Tedro by condemning the groundless attacks and announcing new medical aid efforts.
2020/04/06 | Daphne K. Lee
CECC Advises Self-Health Management for Holiday Travelers and Expands Face Mask Rules
Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center expanded the face mask requirement for all public transit and taxis. Domestic travelers who had gone on vacation over the holiday weekend are advised to work from home for 14 days.
2020/04/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Starting April 1, Face Mask Use Mandated for Intercity Transportation
Ahead of the Tomb Sweeping holiday weekend, the Ministry of Transportation enforces face mask use on intercity rail and bus transportation. This regulation does not apply to the MRT or city buses.
2020/03/18 | Daphne K. Lee
Taiwan to Ban Entry of Foreign Travelers Over Imported Coronavirus Cases
Taiwan will ban foreign nationals from entering the country starting on March 19 due to a surge in imported coronavirus cases.