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Nelson Chung
Nelson Chung is a statistician for the United States Census Bureau and a part-time sports analyst. He holds a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in applied mathematics (’13). He lives in Alexandria, Virginia and actively participates in the local chapter of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs.
How a Taiwanese Baseball Player Strengthens Taiwan-Japan Relations
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Henning von Mirbach
Henning von Mirbach is a Ph.D. Candidate at University of California, Santa Barbara, where he specializes in Chinese art history. He is currently a visiting scholar at Academia Sinica, Taipei.
Falling Through The Cracks of Taiwan’s Immigration System
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Aye Min Thant
Aye Min Thant is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who has covered business, politics, and conflict in Myanmar, Thailand, and the United States. Aye has BAs in feminist studies and anthroplogy and an MA in Asian studies. They most recently worked at a Yangon based NGO leading a team promoting social cohesion in Myanmar through digital and media literacy education.
Myanmar: The Stupid Coup
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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.
Succession Vacuum Looms Over Singapore Politics
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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. Bonny is Executive Director of Work Better Innovations, a research consultancy with a community service mission working on new ideas for a responsible economy; Senior Non-Resident Fellow with the University of Nottingham Taiwan Studies Programme; Research Fellow with the Institute for Human Rights and Business; and Advisory Board Member of the INGO Human Rights at Sea.  Bonny wrote her PhD in Law on human trafficking and China at the Irish Centre of Human Rights of the National University of Ireland, Galway, and is an expert on human trafficking and contemporary slavery. She also holds a M.Phil in Criminology from the University of Cambridge and MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University. Bonny 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 writes on human rights, migrants, business responsibilities and international development, and is a contributing writer for Ketagalan Media, New Bloom, Taipei Times, Taiwan Insight and The News Lens.
The Pain of Evacuations
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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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Sana Hashmi, Ph.D.
Sana Hashmi, Ph.D. is a Visiting Fellow at Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF), and a former Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Fellow at the Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University. She is the author of China’s Approach towards Territorial Disputes: Lessons and Prospects. She tweets @sanahashmi1.
Taiwan and the Possibility of the Quad Plus
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Jenny Li
Jenny Li is an M.A. candidate in International Affairs at Columbia University, specializing in International Security Policy and East Asia. She has a background in economics and policy research. Her views are strictly her own. 
#LetTaiwanHelp: What Taiwan’s Hashtag Diplomacy Is About
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Ellie Olcott
Ellie Olcott is a freelance writer based in Taiwan. She is currently completing her Master’s at Tsinghua University, researching pedagogical practices in rural schools. She tweets about life in Taipei @EllieOlcott.
A Rural Taiwanese School Cycles To Stay Alive
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Naina Singh
She is a PhD Candidate at the Graduate Institute of International Politics, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan. She is the recipient of the Ministry of Education Taiwan Scholarship. Previously, she has worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Chinese Studies in New Delhi. She has completed her MPhil in International Organizations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and Masters from South Asian University, New Delhi. Her research interests include International Relations of South Asia, China’s provincial diplomacy (Yunnan), regional and sub-regional arrangements (Asia), and environment governance.
For Better Relations with India, Taiwan Must Support Indian Students
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Andi Kao
Andi Kao is a Ph.D. candidate in International and Comparative Labor at Cornell University. He is an affiliate with the Global Asia Research Center at National Taiwan University.
Keelung Migrant Fishermen Form Union, Second of its Kind in Taiwan
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Jonathan Hum
Jonathan Hum is an Asian American journalist born and raised in Washington, D.C. He has degrees in Biology and Political Science, and has been living in Taiwan since 2014, where he discovered a passion for telling people's stories.
How Taiwan’s Cram Schools Have Struggled to Adapt
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Alex Barker
Alex Barker is an M.A. Candidate in Asian Studies at Georgetown University, where his research focuses on security and technology issues related to U.S.-China relations. He previously worked in the tech sector in Taiwan. His opinions are his own and not reflective of his employer’s.
For US, Taiwan Is a Climate Ally, Not a Pawn
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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.
Can China Win Back Global Opinion Before the Winter Olympics? Does It Even Want To?
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Clarissa Wei
Clarissa Wei is an American freelance journalist and video producer based in Taiwan. Her writing has been published in VICE, National Geographic, Smithsonian Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Eater, Bon Appetit, Nikkei Asian Review, CNN, NPR, Saveur Magazine, BBC, Eater, and Serious Eats (among other publications). She has also co-authored a handful of travel guidebooks.
These Women Are Encouraging Taipei To Eat Its Weeds
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Shen-yi Liao
Shen-yi Liao is an associate professor at University of Puget Sound in the philosophy department and the bioethics and neuroscience interdisciplinary programs.
Make Vaccines Accessible
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Daphne K. Lee
Daphne K. Lee is a New York-based journalist covering food and culture. She’s a former editor at The News Lens International.
What Clubhouse Achieved When It Slipped Behind China’s Firewall
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Michael Cannings
Michael Cannings is the publisher and co-founder at Camphor Press.
An Elegy for Tehpen Tsai
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