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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2019/10/08 | Daphne K. Lee
‘Weathering With You’ Is a Boring, Repetitive Cinematic Delight
Makoto Shinkai's 'Weathering With You' is a cinematic delight that also disappoints.
2019/10/05 | Daphne K. Lee
Face Mask Ban Will Only Push Hongkongers to Revolution
The Hong Kong government's face mask ban will only push the city into further chaos, as exemplified in other countries like France and Ukraine.
2019/10/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Police Shot Protester for the First Time on China's National Day
Hong Kong police fire the first live round at a young protester today during China's National Day.
2019/09/30 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement Inspires 100,000 to Rally in Taipei
100,000 attended the anti-authoritarianism rally in Taipei to support Hong Kong despite heavy rain.
2019/09/16 | Daphne K. Lee
BREAKING: Solomon Islands Officially Cuts Ties With Taiwan
The Solomon Islands cabinet has voted to cut ties from Taiwan today just hours after Taiwanese government officials arrived at the island.
2019/09/14 | Daphne K. Lee
Oslo Freedom Forum Calls for Hong Kong-Taiwan Unity Against Tyranny
The 2019 Oslo Freedom Forum in Taipei focused on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement among discussions of media freedom and authoritarian regimes around the world.
2019/09/04 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill, Other Protest Demands Unanswered
Hong Kong executive leader Carrie Lam announced a complete withdrawal of the much debated extradition bill, but left four out of the five protester demands unanswered.
2019/08/12 | Daphne K. Lee
BREAKING: NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih Resigns
Following Freddy Lim's departure from the NPP and accusations against Kawlo Iyun Pacidal, NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih (邱顯智) resigned today.
2019/08/08 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong's Civil Resilience Shines Through a 'Stargazing Night'
Hongkongers had a night off from the protests and put on a spectacular light show together.
2019/08/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Freddy Lim Leaves NPP to Run as Independent
Freddy Lim leaves New Power Party to run as an independent and to support President Tsai Ing-wen in her re-election.
2019/07/29 | Daphne K. Lee
Beijing Condemns Protester Violence While Praising Hong Kong Police and Government
Beijing strongly condemns protester violence in Hong Kong and stresses the priority to restore peace in the city.
2019/05/11 | Daphne K. Lee
How Will Hong Kong's Controversial Extradition Bill Impact Taiwan?
While Taiwan looks to Hong Kong as a cautionary tale of 'one country, two systems,' its own lack of a refugee law is coming under scrutiny.
2019/04/27 | Daphne K. Lee
AIT Deems Taiwan 'Unfriendly for Innovators' Due to Uber Controversy
The American Institute in Taiwan penned a strongly worded letter opposing government plans to institute new rules which would affect Uber services in Taiwan.
2019/04/22 | Daphne K. Lee
Taiwan's Uber Drivers Protest Against Plan to Tighten Regulations
Uber drivers say the proposed 'Uber Clause' would force the ride-sharing giant out of business in Taiwan.
2019/03/26 | Daphne K. Lee
Taiwan's Pursuit of Happiness: Can We Trust the World Happiness Report?
Taiwan is ranked as the happiest country in East Asia, but the jury is out on what that actually means.