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The News Lens features submitted by freelance reporters and writers.
Beyond Strategic Clarity: Biden Should Make Clear to Xi That Taiwan Is Not Part of China
Hilton Yip
Hilton Yip is a freelance writer and editor based in Taiwan who has also worked in Hong Kong and Beijing. He writes about regional political and socio-economic developments as well as books and travel.   
OPINION: Why Taiwan’s China Airlines and the CPBL Must Reflect Reality in Their Names
Leora Joy
Leora Joy is an artist interested in the perverted intersections between art, the practise of everyday life & popular culture.
Taipei and the Tactics of Everyday Life
R. Evan Ellis
R. Evan Ellis is Latin America research professor with the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute.
ANALYSIS: Taiwan's Diplomatic Struggle in Latin America
J. Michael Cole
J. Michael Cole is a senior non-resident fellow with the University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute and an associate researcher with the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC).
Why the Sky Did Not Fall after São Tomé and Príncipe Dropped Taiwan
Sam Chang
Sam Chang is the president of the Negative Vote Association, he is based in Taipei, Taiwan.
Did the Wrong Person Win? Trump, Clinton and Fixing Democracy with Negative Voting
Andrew Maxey
Andrew Maxey is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and currently works as a freelance translator in Taipei.
Researchers Call for Taiwan to Strengthen National Defense by Investing Locally
J. Zach Hollo
J. Zach Hollo is a current Fulbright scholar in Taiwan, where he is pursuing a master's degree in international affairs at National Chengchi University. Before coming to Taiwan, he taught English in China for two years. As an undergraduate, he attended Northwestern University's campus in Doha, Qatar, where he majored in journalism. His work has been published to The New York Times, PRI’s The World, The Huffington Post, Global Post, The Wilson Quarterly, The Pulitzer Center, Doha News, et al.
Meet the Foreign Workers Stepping in to Care for Taiwan's Aging Population
Ryan Drillsma
Ryan is a freelance writer based in Taipei with an educational background in international relations. His interests lie in politics, queer culture, and the arts.
Did More Taiwanese Come Out at Work Since Same-Sex Marriage Legalization?
Global Voices
Global Voices is a border-less, largely volunteer community of more than 1400 writers, analysts, online media experts, and translators.
Citizen Journalists Face Challenges in Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar
William Yang
William Yang is a Taiwanese journalist based in Taipei, Taiwan. A graduate of Temple University's Master of Journalism program, his work has appeared in BuzzFeed News, the Guardian, the Independent, South China Morning Post and Deutsche Welle.
Australian Uyghur Father Desperate for Reunion with His Wife and Son Trapped in Xinjiang
Kathy Cheng
Kathy Cheng is a writer and creative consultant. She runs TrickyTaipei.com and is the author of Hey Taipei, the first English-language picture book about Taipei.
OPINION: EVA Air and the Sad State of Taiwanese Corporate Culture
Beach Talk
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OPINION: Kenting Must Embrace Sustainability to Save Its Reputation
Evan Vitkovski
Evan is a writer, editor, storyteller, traveler, and organizer in the arts scene in Taipei. Besides writing, sharing music and promoting events in Taipei as a radio host, networking with other creatives at concerts and festivals, and spending time reflecting in the mountains or at the beach take up most of the time between planning the next trip.
SKRT Streamlines Taiwan’s Scooter Rental Services
Songshan Charles
Songshan Charles authors the blog Traffic Insight, where he blogs about all things traffic.
Pedestrian Nightmare: No 'Refuge' on Taiwan's Dreadful Crosswalks
Milo Hsieh
Milo Hsieh studies international relations at American University. He is a freelance journalist based in Washington D.C. 
Hostility Towards Transgender Influencer Chiang Chia-Wen Is Unacceptable
Allen Chen
Allen Chen is a current NYU undergraduate and the founder of Lead For Taiwan. He is inspired to bridge the gap between Taiwan and the globe.
Weak Military Training Leaves Taiwanese Draftees Unprepared for War