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Bryan Chou
Bryan Chou is an editor for The News Lens International.
Taipei Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Indigenous Peoples in Mining Rights Case
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Brian Hioe
Brian Hioe was one of the founding editors of New Bloom, a freelance writer on social movements and politics, and an occasional translator.
Twilight of the Idols: Why We Should Replace the Statue of Chiang Kai-Shek in the CKS Memorial with Zongchai
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Deutsche Welle
Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable news and information with content in 30 languages. The flagship channel DW provides analysis and insights to viewers around the globe, reporting on important issues in English 24/7. With continuous news reports, special features and talk shows covering everything from business, science and politics to culture and sports, DW brings people closer to what matters most – made in Germany, made for minds.
Indonesia: Jakarta Court Rules in Favor of Residents’ Clean Air Bid
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Voice of America
Voice of America (VOA) is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in more than 40 languages to an estimated weekly audience of more than 275 million people. 
Exiled Physician Fighting for a Better Myanmar
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The Interpreter
The Interpreter is published by the Lowy Institute, an independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Sydney. It publishes daily commentary and analysis on international events.
US Engagement in Southeast Asia: How Much Will Be Enough?
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Anthony Kao
Anthony Kao is an independent writer and founder of Cinema Escapist, a publication about international film.
‘Blue Bayou’ Achingly Dramatizes Plight of US Transnational Adoptees, but Will it Resonate Today?
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Michael Beltran
Michael Beltran is an activist and musician from the Philippines.
A Philippine Dissident Raises a Child in Prison
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TNL Feature
The News Lens features submitted by freelance reporters and writers.
A Belated Fight With Covid-19 Offers Taiwan an Opportunity To Build a More Equal Society
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Global Voices
Global Voices is a border-less, largely volunteer community of more than 1400 writers, analysts, online media experts, and translators.
Hong Kong Labels the Host of Tiananmen Vigil and Other Civic Groups as ‘Foreign Agents’ To Justify Clampdown
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The Conversation
The Conversation US launched as a pilot project in October 2014. It is an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public.
Who Will Replace Yoshihide Suga as Japan’s Prime Minister? Here’s a Rundown of the Candidates.
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Roy Ngerng
Roy Ngerng writes on social issues and equality. He was named a Human Rights Defender by the United Nations and believes that human rights and social justice will enable fairer, happier, and more compassionate societies.
Raise Minimum Wage Now to Fix Taiwan’s Lopsided Economy
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Rath Wang
Rath Wang is a global nomad with roots from deep inside Hakka mountains. He writes and advocates for Taiwan’s identity and other progressive and liberal causes.
Guzifer Is Finally Married. When Will All of Taiwan’s Same Sex Transnational Couples Be Able To?
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CJ Sheu
CJ Sheu is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved, Taipei-based film critic for The News Lens and Critics at Large; he has been published by Bright Wall/Dark Room, Funscreen (Taiwan), and LeonardMaltin.com. He has a PhD in 21st-century American fiction.
The Unexplored Existential Angst of ‘Night Drive’
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Dr. Bonny Ling
Dr. Bonny Ling is a scholar and practitioner who works on international human rights and development. She has worked in the UN system and in international civil society. She holds a Ph.D in Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, M.Phil (Cantab) in Criminology and MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University. Dr. Ling also consults as a legal analyst on responsible business conduct with a focus on Asia; and has served as an international election observer in East Timor and for the OSCE. Previously at the University of Zurich in Switzerland from 2014-2019, she is an independent scholar based in the U.K. and holds the position of Senior Research Fellow and Associate Lecturer at the Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking for her work and research on human trafficking. She writes on human rights, migrants, business responsibilities and international law.
The Pain of Evacuations
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Kirsten Han
Kirsten Han is a freelance journalist and curator of the We, The Citizens newsletter, covering Singapore politics, human rights, civil society, and social justice.
Singaporeans Are Upset About Covid Restrictions. Will They Notice Migrant Workers?
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Patrick Ng
Patrick Ng works at The New School for Leadership in Healthcare at the Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center in Taipei.
Overcoming the Next Challenges in Taiwan’s Vaccination Campaign
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Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine
Taiwan Business TOPICS is published monthly by the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan, and covers current topics affecting business conditions in Taiwan, an Industry Focus section on a particular industrial sector, and other reports prepared by the magazine’s staff of experienced professional journalists.
Taiwan’s Pandemic Hit Hotel Industry Needs a Lifeline
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Timothy S. Rich
Timothy S. Rich is an assistant professor in political science at Western Kentucky University. His main research focuses on the impact of electoral reforms in Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan compared to similar legislative systems. His broader research interests include electoral politics, domestic and international politics of East Asia, and qualitative and quantitative methods.
Survey: US Perceptions of China in the Early Biden Era
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