Edward White

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Edward White is International Editor with The News Lens. 

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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.
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'.
2016/10/24 | Edward White
Threats Against Turks in Taipei Referred to Police
Threats have been made against people associated with the so-called Gulen movement in Taiwan.
2016/10/20 | Edward White
Flying Blind: Mental Health Testing in Taiwan’s Courts
With no guidelines, few rules and little experience, medical experts, academics, lawyers and judges in Taiwan are flying blind when it comes to testing criminal suspects for psychological and psychiatric issues.
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.
2016/10/17 | Edward White
Vietnamese Netizens Defiant Despite Looming Prison Threats
‘What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger’: Vietnamese bloggers and political activists will continue to criticize authorities, despite the ever-present threat of jail and an increasingly confident government.
2016/10/14 | Edward White
Mixed Views on Thailand’s Outlook after King’s Death
What does the death of Thailand’s revered king mean for people who oppose the military junta that controls the country?
2016/10/13 | Edward White
Report Slams Malaysia’s Crackdown on Free Speech, Political Dissent
An international human rights watchdog has slammed Malaysia’s ongoing crackdown on free speech and political dissent.
2016/10/12 | Edward White
Indonesian LGBT Activists Wary on Gay Sex Ban Court Decision
The anti-LGBT sentiment that swept through Indonesia earlier this year appears to have mellowed somewhat in recent months. But efforts by conservative religious groups to marginalize the LGBT community continue.
2016/10/12 | Edward White
Hong Kong’s 'Anti-Beijing' Legislators Ruffle Feathers Taking Oath
Despite warnings yesterday, Hong Kong's new generation of lawmakers are causing trouble on their first day in parliament.