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Yang is the chief news editor at The News Lens.

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2015/09/07 | Yang

Taiwanese Professor Gives College Freshmen Ten Pieces of Advice

The first seven weeks after school starts is the most dangerous time in the four years to come...

2015/11/17 | Yang

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amending the Law to Block Republic of Taiwan Stickers

The designer of the stickers said on Facebook that the stickers are not meant to change the cover of the passports; rather, they are "an artistic action opposing the Utopian 'Republic of China' system." He accused the amendments drafted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be unconstitutional.

2015/11/04 | Yang

DPP Presidential Candidate Says Ma Shouldn't Limit Taiwan’s Future for Political Reputation

DPP presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen says that the meeting of the cross-strait leaders involves Taiwan's dignity and national interests. It is harmful to Taiwan's democracy to announce the news in such a chaotic and hasty manner.

2015/07/30 | Yang

Students Break into Government Buildings in Honor of Taiwan Textbook Controversy Suicide Victim

The anti new curriculum guideline alliance states that even if Lin’s suicide is blamed on his inability to deal with the stress, his death still calls on people to save the education of Taiwan.

2015/08/30 | Yang

Taiwanese WorldSkills Competition Gold Medal Winner Says,

Juan says the public stereotype of refrigeration and air conditioning technicians are people who smoke, chew on betel nut and wear sandals. But the industry needs professionals, and Juan has expectations for himself to contribute to Taiwan and change these perspectives.

2015/09/11 | Yang

Taiwanese Sports Dilemma: Abolish Dodge Ball for Football?

Playing dodge ball during elementary school PE class is a collective memory of Taiwanese people, but some children become human targets during the dodge ball games and has provoked heated discussions on the Internet regarding if dodge ball is a sport of fear and whether or not it’s legal bullying.

2015/08/26 | Yang

Taiwanese Are Willing to Line Up For 30 Minutes, But After That...

If it takes no time to obtain the commodity or if there is no one lining up for it, people cannot associate it with high quality service. The 30 minutes become the turning point of one’s mood while waiting in lines and play a key role in marketing tactics.

2015/11/13 | Yang

Toxic Pesticides Detected in Six Taiwan Supermarket Chains

Director of the Toxicology department at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Yan Zong-hai points out that if a variety of pesticides are mixed and the pesticides residues exceed the norm, the toxicity will increase under the cocktail party effect.

2015/09/23 | Yang

Taiwanese Students Win Gold at the 2015 Student Academy Awards

Taiwanese students Alyce Tzue and Anson Yu have won the Gold Medal for Animation in the 42nd Student Academy Awards with their 3D short animation, "Soar." This is the first time a Taiwanese student has won a Student Academy Award since 2008.

2016/01/21 | Yang

President Ma Ying-jeou Says Taiwan Must Join Economic Partnerships

Ma says it’s important for Taiwan to take similar actions to sign trade agreements, which is becoming a world economy trend, especially during these times when the function of WTO is weakening and many countries are signing bilateral trade agreements.

2015/11/27 | Yang

Five Cities in Taiwan Fight for Taiwan's Identity in International Organization

The mayor of Kaohsiung, along with Taichung, Tainan and Taipei, signed the letter of protest to the secretary general of ICLEI. As mentioned in the letter, Kaohsiung and the other four cities work hard to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and have made good achievements. There is no reason for the cities to accept the mistake made by ICLEI, which may disrupt the friendship between both sides.

2015/09/08 | Yang

DPP Presidential Candidate Tsai Ing-wen Emphasizes Domestic Demand and Sports Budget

Tsai stresses that sport is an important national strategy and one of the most fundamental cores of education. It also holds high value, trains professionals and provides job opportunities.

2015/11/02 | Yang

Taiwan to Launch New Functions on Mobile ATM Cards

A mobile ATM card is installing the physical card inside a phone. As long as you have a 4G Internet-enabled smart phone, you can install the T Wallet App designed by TWMP (Taiwan Mobile Payment Corporation). Then you just need to choose an ATM card of any bank over the air to initiate the mobile ATM card on the phone.

2015/09/20 | Yang

What's Wrong With the Rural Education in Taiwan?

Business icon Stanley Yen says methods that are meant to cultivate elites can't be implemented on all students. Why should the other talents and advantages of seventy percent of students be neglected?

2016/01/06 | Yang

Connecting Flight Policy between Taiwan and China to Launch

The Ma-Xi meeting has made a breakthrough in past negotiations regarding flight-transferring issues between China and Taiwan. According to analysis, great business opportunities in the aviation and tourism industry will appear after implementation of the connecting flight policy.