Olivia Yang

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Olivia is an editor striving to cover arts and culture along with community engagement and animal rights.

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2016/07/01 | Olivia Yang

Organ Transplant Abuse in China Worse Than Before

Several investigations into allegations of organ harvesting in China have been carried out throughout the past decade, but a recent update indicates the issue is more serious than previously thought..

2016/08/11 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Age Doesn't Matter in Youth Politics, 28-Year-Old Taiwanese Politician Says

'No matter how young the person is, if he/she doesn’t propose policies that can help the future of Taiwan, then it can’t count as youth politics.'

2016/07/27 | Olivia Yang

Indonesian Authorities Say 'Time is Approaching' for More Executions

The first round of executions in the country since last April will reportedly take place later this week, and many are calling for a halt.

2016/08/24 | Olivia Yang

Tainan Prison To Offer College Classes, a First in Taiwan

A prison warden hopes the classes will encourage more inmates to obtain a college degree after serving their time.

2016/08/05 | Olivia Yang

Lasting Relationships Key to Breaking Homelessness Cycle: Chen Tsung-jen

'We have been offering all but one resource for the homeless – relationships – and this is what affects the success in providing social services for these people.'

2016/11/21 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Citizen Classified 'Stateless' on Iceland Residence Permit

Lee says at least being 'stateless' means Iceland authorities agree with her that ‘Taiwan is not part of China.’

2017/01/09 | Olivia Yang

TNLI’s Top Ten Movies of 2016

Check out TNLI's list of the top ten films in 2016.

2017/08/28 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Fashion Designer on Disrupting Fashion, Eastern Traditions, Soft Power

'Every place in the world is looking for its own unique feature now,' says fashion designer Justin Chou. 'You need to go back to your roots to create something different.'

2016/05/31 | Olivia Yang

[Photo Story]: Preserving Taiwan's Fisheries Through Sound and Images

Seven Taiwanese college students are calling for the preservation of 13 traditional fishing techniques in Taiwan with a new documentary photo series.

2017/02/22 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Fighting a Country with Words, 4 Years a Chinese Prisoner

'The history of mankind has gone on for thousands of years, and that of the Communist Party only a few decades. Perhaps one day when they collapse, your books will still exist.'

2016/09/05 | Olivia Yang

Young 'Anti-Beijing' Activists Gain Power in HK LegCo Elections

Preliminary results show pro-democracy candidates have won 19 of the 35 directly elected legislative seats. Nathan Law has become the youngest legislator in Hong Kong history.

2017/04/20 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: The Startup that Wants to Enable ‘Superhero Citizens’ in Taipei

From finding the closest public restroom to reporting a full waste bin or typhoon damage, Mapgea does it all.

2016/12/09 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Film Director Midi Z on the 'Taiwanese Dream' in Myanmar (Part One)

How does the multi-nationality of the award-winning film director influence his work? Does he identify with being from Myanmar, China or Taiwan?