Edward White

Posted: 183

Author Profile

Edward White is a former editor of The News Lens International. 

  • Confirm
  • .

2017/01/11 | Edward White

My Party or My People? Indigenous Legislator on the Fight for Self-Determination in Taiwan

Taiwan looks set to open the door for its indigenous people to achieve some degree of autonomy. Will the rest of the population accept it?

2016/06/20 | Edward White

Are Offshore Wind Farms the Answer to Taiwan’s Energy Woes?

Offshore wind has the potential to drive Taiwan’s shift from nuclear and fossil fuels. However, it is unlikely to be a panacea for a carbon-intensive, resource-poor energy system.

2016/10/28 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang

This is the first of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker'.

2017/02/02 | Edward White

Uber’s Taiwan Suspension: 'Digital Minister' Responds

Amid an ongoing regulatory battle with the government, Uber today said it would suspend operations in Taiwan.

2016/11/21 | Edward White

Questions over Execution and Mishandled Cremation in Singapore

Reeling from what they believe was the mishandled execution and cremation of a convicted drug trafficker last week, Singaporean lawyers are now preparing themselves to fight the next round of executions.

2016/08/11 | Edward White

Report Slams Indonesia’s Anti-LGBT Stance as Court Mulls Criminalizing Gay Sex

As Indonesia’s Constitutional Court considers criminalizing homosexuality, a new report bemoans the proliferation of the anti-gay movement across the archipelago.

2017/08/17 | Edward White

BREAKING: Hong Kong Jails 'Political Prisoners' Wong, Law and Chow

Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law are being described as Hong Kong’s ‘first political prisoners’ after being sent to prison for actions in the days before the 2014 Umbrella Movement.

2016/07/18 | Edward White

Japanese-American Actress Apologizes to 'Everyone in China' for Instagram ‘Like’

'I was accused of posing offensively in front of a flag. I would also like to confirm, absolutely, that I am not in the picture.'

2016/08/05 | Edward White

ANALYSIS: Unpacking Attacks on Chinese Workers in Africa

Does an attack on Chinese workers in Kenya reflect continent-wide contempt of China’s expanding presence in Africa?

2016/08/09 | Edward White

Lessons from Chen Shui-bian for KMT Assets Investigators

Will the KMT assets investigations descend into a fresh round of political persecution?

2016/07/04 | Edward White

Burma Rocked by Anti-Muslim Protests After Arson Attacks on Mosques

Is Myanmar’s new government 'sending the wrong signal' to violent, anti-Muslim Buddhists as religious tensions escalate?

2016/12/29 | Edward White

The Subtle Manifestation of HIV Marginalization

Taiwan has been celebrated for being at the forefront of LBGT rights in Asia, but an underlying current of discrimination against HIV/AIDS is still prevalent across much of society.

2016/08/24 | Edward White

‘That’s a Couple of Weeks in Jail’ – Singaporean Blogger Tweets During Trial

Controversial blogger Amos Yee has pleaded guilty to two lighter charges, but still faces up to three years behind bars after turning down a plea bargain to charges of offending religious beliefs of Singaporeans.

2016/10/19 | Edward White

Selfie Arrest Shows LGBT Criminalization ‘Snowballing’ In Indonesia

The criminalizing of LGBT activities is gaining pace in Indonesia and activists are predicting increased risks of violence.