Edward White

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Edward White is International Editor with The News Lens. 

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2016/06/27 | Edward White
Activists Seek Answers as China Detains Bloggers
Human rights activists call for answers as bloggers who exposed protests in China go missing.
2016/06/24 | Edward White
[PHOTO STORY] Airline Strike Follows Years of Deteriorating Conditions
“They don’t treat us as human beings.” China Airlines staff say their health has been suffering as work conditions have steadily worsened in recent years.
2016/06/23 | Edward White
Hong Kong No Longer a Safe Place to Criticize China
'No One is Safe.' Does the Causeway Bay booksellers saga spell the end for China’s ‘one-country two-systems’ and pose a serious threat for foreigners in Hong Kong?
2016/06/22 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Jason Hsu, the New Face of Taiwan’s KMT
Can one young entrepreneur reboot the Kuomintang and change the face of politics in Taiwan?
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.
2016/06/17 | Edward White
Protesters Take to the Streets After Bookseller Breaks Silence on Abduction by China
Political activists in Hong Kong have taken to the streets after a bookseller broke the silence on his time spent in captivity in China.
2016/06/16 | Edward White
FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia’s Tobacco War?
Battleground Jakarta: Big Tobacco calls Indonesia its ‘crown jewel’; in a country of 250 million people, 70% of men are smokers and more than a quarter of its children start the habit before they reach 10. While top politicians appear comfortable with hundreds of thousands of people dying from smoking-related illnesses each year, city mayors and religious leaders are taking up the fight.
2016/06/14 | Edward White
FEATURE: Islamic State's Expansion into Asia Worries Experts
A day after the execution of a Canadian in the Philippines, Southeast Asia terrorism experts warn that international efforts must be ramped up to counter the spread of Islamic State throughout the region.
2016/06/13 | Edward White
Sex Trafficking Operations Unchecked as Cops Chase KPIs
Large sex trafficking operations in Taiwan are not being investigated or prosecuted because police don’t want to jeopardize their performance reports.
2016/06/08 | Edward White
Hong Kong Independence Movement Is Open-Minded on Tactics
As one group of activists is acquitted over charges related to protests in Hong Kong, another vows to take up the fight.
2016/06/07 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Hong Kong's Joshua Wong Takes the Fight to Beijing
"The problem is, we are facing the largest communist regime in the 21st century. Sometimes, the largest enemy towards democracy is not the regime or the ruling class. It is the fear in our heart."
2016/06/06 | Edward White
FEATURE: Tiananmen and Hong Kong: A City Divided
The annual Tiananmen vigil has become a symbol of emerging division in local Hong Kong politics.
2016/06/03 | Edward White
Tsai's First 100 Days Key for Investor Confidence: AmCham
A rapid turnaround of Taiwan’s economy is unlikely, but Tsai Ing-wen’s first 100 days in office will be critical for business confidence.
2016/06/02 | Edward White
The Duterte Paradox: Taiwan and the Philippines Head into the Unknown
Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is seen as a wildcard by many and his moves over the coming months will send ripples across the region.  
2016/06/01 | Edward White
Taiwan: Crowdfund Heaven
Crowdfunding is taking off in Taiwan, and the co-founder of the country’s biggest platform says that as long as it's not illegal, anything is 'worth a shot.'
2016/05/31 | Edward White
Chasing Unicorns in Taiwan
One of the world’s top tech investors has two pieces of advice for Taiwanese startups: chase global consumer markets and work as hard as Kobe Bryant.
2016/05/30 | Edward White
Deal with Crooked Brokers and Soft Judges to Fix Human Trafficking
Taiwan’s anti-human trafficking system is failing to stem the flow of workers from Southeast Asia into exploitative working environments in Taiwan. An NGO leader who has helped thousands of victims is calling for change.