Edward White
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Edward White is International Editor with The News Lens. 
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2016/11/29 | Edward White

FEATURE: Clean and Serene - The Missing Stage of Drug Rehab in Taiwan

As Taiwan’s government tries to tackle a growing drug problem, former addicts are trying to build a bridge back to society.

2016/11/28 | Edward White

Heat on DPP as Marriage Equality Draws Thousands to Streets

Pressure is mounting on Taiwan’s ruling party to advance marriage equality, as religious lobbying threatens to derail the passage of legislation.

2016/11/23 | Edward White

Support for Proposed Law Change for Foreigners in Taiwan

KMT legislator's plan includes allowing dual citizenship, extending residency granted to a foreigner to their spouse and children and relaxing rules for companies hiring foreigners.

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.

2016/11/17 | Edward White

BREAKING: Singapore Court Denies Last Minute Bid to Stop Execution

Eleventh-hour bid to stay the execution of a Nigerian man in Singapore has been dismissed by the court.

2016/11/15 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang (Part 3)

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

2016/11/14 | Edward White

Let's Talk About Sex, Taiwan

Government health experts in Taiwan want to normalize conversations about sex and relationships in hope of stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS.

2016/11/10 | Edward White

Trump and China: What to Expect at the Start of a New Era of Sino-U.S. Relations

The world needs to quickly come to terms with what for many was an unimaginable reality: Trump is President-elect of the United States.

2016/11/07 | Edward White

Beyond Drag Queens: Winning Hearts and Minds for LGBT in Taiwan

As Taiwan edges closer to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, the fight for acceptance continues.

2016/11/03 | Edward White

VIDEO: New Land Grabs in Burma Exposed

Farmers in Myanmar are being pushed off their land and face prison time if they oppose authorities, according to a new report by a human rights watchdog.

2016/11/02 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Waking from a Nightmare, 16 Years on Death Row in Taiwan

'I was afraid to sleep, in case I woke up back in jail.' A man wrongly convicted of kidnap and murder, speaks about his two decades on death row in Taiwan.