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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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2016/09/05 | 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.

2016/10/17 | Olivia Yang

Anti-Cyberbullying Social Media Platform Takes Off in Asia

A new Finnish social media platform aimed at tackling cyberbullying is seeing fast uptake from the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan.

2016/10/03 | Olivia Yang

Filmmaker Ang Lee Wants to Bring Audiences Closer to Reality

The Taiwanese director's latest film 'Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk' will be the first in the world to be screened in a new format using 3D at a resolution of 4,000 pixels and 120 frames-per-second.

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.'

2016/09/13 | Olivia Yang

Workshop in Jakarta Highlights Indonesian Migrant Worker Issues

There are more than 200,000 Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan. What are the problems they face and what should they keep an eye out for?

2017/01/12 | Olivia Yang

Nigeria Orders Closure of Taiwan Office in Capital

'Taiwan will stop enjoying any privileges because it is not a country that is recognized under international law and under the position we have taken internationally we recognize the people of China,' said Nigeria's foreign minister.

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..

2016/08/24 | 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.

2016/09/07 | Olivia Yang

Fears of Censorship Overshadow US-ASEAN Laos Meeting

An international human rights organization says reports by foreign media 'will have to be approved by a censor before publication' during the three-day summit in Vientiane.

2017/05/12 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: U-GYM, The Portable Deep Massager from Taiwan

Lack of restoration and maintenance after working out can lead to serious injuries, and Taiwan startup U-GYM is aiming to help in maintaining daily health care.

2016/10/19 | Olivia Yang

Media Accuses Taipei of 'Leaking‘ Personal Info of 350,000 Students

The Taipei City Government denies reports of a massive leak of school children's personal information.

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.'

2016/07/27 | 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.

2017/01/09 | Olivia Yang

TNLI’s Top Ten Movies of 2016

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

2016/11/30 | Olivia Yang

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Today’s biggest stories from around Taiwan.

2016/08/31 | Olivia Yang

YouBikes Out of Service for One Day

The bike-sharing service is down after system errors in the Taichung area.