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Sam Swash
Sam Swash is a postgraduate researcher at the University of Leeds whose research interests lie in the history and politics of North Korea. He has visited North Korea and his PhD project is a historical analysis of UK-North Korean relations.
REVIEW: 'The Authoritarian Public Sphere' Ponders the Resilience of Dictatorships
Esther Kao
A recent UC Berkeley graduate, Esther Kao is a budding writer with a passion for mental health and healthcare technology.
Are We Ready for Higher Education to Go Remote?
Sean Kramer
Sean Kramer lives in Taiwan and has done sports journalism for seven years, including the last five years for numerous professional publications in the United States.
Everything You Need to Know About Taiwan’s Baseball Teams
Siddharth Chakravarty
Siddharth Chakravarty is currently pursuing a course in Public Policy at the Takshashila Institution, India. As an independent researcher, his interests lie in studying industrial, distant-water fishing fleets from the perspective of labor supply chains.
Murky Waters: Stop Blaming China for the State of the World’s Fishing Stocks
Gustav Brown
Gustav Brown is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Asia Research Centre, the National University of Singapore (NUS).
Old Power Re-Emerges in Indonesia
Ryan Ko, Mark Rodrigues, Aleksey Ladur, and Craig Scoon
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OPINION: The World Needs a Unified Privacy Law
Ian Chen
Ian Chen is a filmmaker who specializes in editing and writing. He has a MA degree in Filmmaking from London Film School.
Taiwanese Cinema Revival: Moving Beyond State Subsidies and Arthouse
Sana Saleem
The author is a blogger at The Guardian and Dawn. Her archive of published and unpublished work can be found on her personal blog.
Washing Machine Ad Making Light of Domestic Violence Causes Outrage in Pakistan
Ying-yu Alicia Chen
Ying-Yu Alicia Chen is a Taiwanese freelance journalist, focusing on refugee issues, migrants’ rights, and other social affairs. Her works have been published by Al Jazeera English, Equal Times, Taiwan-based media The Reporter, and Hong Kong-based Initium Media, among others.
Independence Day Takes On New Meaning For Indonesian Fishermen
Ted Gover
Ted Gover is Instructor of Political Science at Central Texas College, Camp Pendleton​, California​.
Trump's 'America First' is Unlikely to Shake Up the Asia Pacific
Dr Ivy Man
Dr Ivy Man is a senior lecturer in College of Professional and Continuing Education, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She has been an invited speaker at popular music seminars organized by the Hong Kong Education Bureau. Her research interests include Chinese popular music, Cultures of the East & West and Media censorship.
Singing a Revolution: Pop, Politics, and the Umbrella Movement
Alex Garcia
Alex Garcia is the Principal at Taipei Urbanism where he works on transportation and sustainability projects. Join the discussion about Taiwan's transportation and urbanism on his Twitter @taipeiurbanism.
The Planned Expressway to Taipei Would Be a Disaster
Hannah Wurf
Hannah Wurf is a Research Associate working on international economic governance. Her current research focuses on the G20 and the multilateral development banks. She holds a Masters of Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of International Studies (Honours) with a Major in Government from the University of Sydney. During her undergraduate degree, she spent six months studying at Sciences-Po in Paris. She also has three years of private sector experience and lived in Hong Kong for eight years.
Xi Jinping, the Savior of Globalization?
Sher Singh Verick
Sher Singh Verick is a Visiting Fellow at the Australia South Asia Research Centre at the Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University. He is also the Deputy Director of the International Labour Organization’s Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India.
Why Developing Nations Need Not Fear Automation
Gayle Amul, Tikki Pangestu
Gianna Gayle Herrera Amul is a Research Associate on Global Health Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. She was formerly a Senior Analyst at the Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) from 2012-2015. She has also taught at the University of Philippines, and assisted on the Millennium Development Goals and the Mainstreaming Human Security in ASEAN Integration research projects spearheaded by the Institute of Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS), Philippines. Gayle holds an MSc in Asian Studies from RSIS (2012) and a BA in Political Science (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines, Diliman (2007). Tikki Pang joined the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy after 13 years at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland as Director of its Research Policy & Cooperation department. In this capacity he worked with countries to strengthen their national health research systems, developed mechanisms and initiatives to improve the efficiency and transparency of global health research, and helped formulate an Organization-wide research policy. Prior to his WHO career, Tikki was Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research, and Associate Professor/Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tobacco Companies Making a Fortune in Southeast Asia
Christopher Layne
Christopher Layne is University Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at Texas A & M University.
In US-China Conflict, What Is the End Game for Taiwan?
Chen Ronghui
Ronghui Chen was born in China in 1989. He has worked in Hangzhou since 2011, after graduating with a bachelor's degree in journalism. He is one of the Top 10 Photographers of Year 2013 in China.
China's No-Name Models Wear 500 Dresses A Day
Frank Sun
Frank Sun is a senior market analyst and management consultant. He was previously engaged in corporate strategy management and new business development in the online game, telecommunication, and tourism industries. 
How Did TSMC Become Taiwan's Silicon Shield?