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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.
Increasingly Illiberal Thailand
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: How Concerned Are Americans About a Conflict with China and North Korea?
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.
A Higher Minimum Wage Won’t Lead To Higher Unemployment in Taiwan
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.
Wealthy Nations Starved the Developing World of Vaccines. Omicron Shows the Cost of This Greed
East Asia Forum
East Asia Forum is a platform for analysis and research on politics, economics, business, law, security, international relations and society relevant to public policy, centred on the Asia Pacific region. It consists of an online publication and a quarterly magazine, East Asia Forum Quarterly, which aim to provide clear and original analysis from the leading minds in the region and beyond.
Why There Are No Grand Alliances in Asia
Toffy Charupatanapongse
Toffy Charupatanapongse is a mental wellness advocate, semicolon enthusiast, and polyglot who enjoys reading, yoga, and discovering new cafes. She writes about social issues, feminism, and equality and has an M.S.Ed in International Education Development.
Thailand Is Reopening to Tourists. What Would a More Ethical Tourism Look Like?
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. 
China Says It Will Shun Hegemony in Disputed Asian Sea; Does It Mean That?
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.
Chinese Construction Site in Serbia Using ‘Slave Labor’
Darice D. Chang
Darice is a writer, artist, and educator-activist based in Taiwan. They speak three languages and are usually getting paid to use one of them. In their spare time they enjoy the local music scene and promoting healthy, ethical living.
Go Go Rise Final Concert Celebrates Women in Punk Rock, Commemorates Late Vocalist
Michael Beltran
Michael Beltran is an activist and musician from the Philippines.
The Case of Steve Abua: Philippines Pro-Government Kidnappers Show New Level of Brazenness
James Baron
James Baron is a contributing writer for The News Lens. He is a Taipei-based freelance writer.
Fisherman’s Friend? Film Festival Documentary Fails To Lift Lid on Industry Abuses
Global Voices
Global Voices is a border-less, largely volunteer community of more than 1400 writers, analysts, online media experts, and translators.
Indonesian Court Allows Internet Blocking Amid Social Unrest
Judy Chen
Judy Chen is a freelance writer and graphic designer. She writes about culture, design, and work. Prior to her freelance journey, she worked in tech sales in the beautiful Bay Area and received her degree in Anthropology.
Michelle Wu Becomes Boston’s First Asian American Mayor in Historic Election
Albert Wu
Albert Wu is a global historian, focusing particularly on the transnational connections between Germany and China from c. 1800 to the present. He teaches at the American University of Paris.
Should Snitches Get Stitches?
TNL Staff
The News Lens International is a Taiwan-based independent digital media, providing balanced reporting and thought-provoking opinions from Taiwan and all around Asia. 
Chen Po-Wei Ousted in Recall Election
Bryan Chou
Bryan Chou is an editor for The News Lens International.
Taiwan Might Be a Country for Women in Politics. Can It Be So in Business?
Jordyn Haime
Jordyn Haime is a Fulbright student fellow based in Taipei.
On Taiwan’s Mount Zion, Memories of KMT Oppression Are Essential To Religious Mythology
Hiro Fu
Hiro Fu is an undergraduate studying politics and media at the University of California, Berkeley. He is from Taipei, Taiwan.
Political Fallout of the KMT Chairmanship Election