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Anthony Kao
Anthony Kao is an independent writer and founder of Cinema Escapist, a publication about international film.
Dignity at the Margins: Exploring Kosovo Through a Taiwanese Lens
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CJ Sheu
CJ Sheu, an Assistant Professor of Applied English at Ming Chuan University, is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved, Taipei-based film critic for The News Lens.
‘The Thieves’ Is a Next-Level Heist Film
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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.
How North Korea Is Trying To Keep Citizens From Defecting
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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.
Citizen Journalists Face Challenges in Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar
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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. 
China Blames Foreigners for Inciting Protests
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Roy Ngerng
Roy Ngerng (鄞義林) 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.
The DPP Lost Because Taiwanese Livelihoods Have Not Improved
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SueAnn Shiah
SueAnn Shiah is a Taiwanese American musician, filmmaker, community organizer, and emerging theologian specializing in identity formation, racial justice, gender, and sexuality. Her first feature length documentary HuanDao follows her journey in asking the question “Who is Taiwanese?” in a two week bike trip around Taiwan. She released her debut solo album of reclaimed hymns, “A Liturgy for the Perseverance of the Saints” in June 2018. In addition to her own creative and theological works, she collaborates with other artists and musicians in a variety of capacities as an artist manager, producer, audio engineer, songwriter, and creator of liturgy. She has a B.B.A. in Music Business with a Production emphasis and a Chinese minor from Belmont University and is currently finishing a Masters of Arts in Musicology at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan and will be beginning a Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary this fall.
Still Waiting for Justice: A Queer Christian’s Reflection for Pride Month
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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.
The Tsai Administration Is Silent on Lula’s Victory. What Would It Take for That To Change?
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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. 
KMT Legislator Chiang Wan-an, Great Grandson of Chiang Kai-shek, Wins Taipei Mayoral Election
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Alexander Görlach
Alexander Görlach is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He is an op-ed contributor to The New York Times. 
Putin and Xi Seek to Remake the World Order
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Bryan Chou
Bryan Chou is an editor for The News Lens International.
Taiwan Fails To Lower the Voting Age to 18
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Fr. Peter Hung Nguyen and Michelle Kuo
Father Peter Hung Nguyen founded the Vietnamese Office for Migrants and Immigrants, located in Taoyuan, in 2004, and has served as its director for fifteen years. Father Nguyen came to Taiwan 33 years ago and has been recognized by the United States Department of State as a “hero acting to end modern-day slavery.”  Michelle Kuo (郭怡慧) is a human rights attorney, associate professor at the American University of Paris, and author of Reading with Patrick (陪你讀下去). She writes a Taiwan-based newsletter, Broad and Ample Road. She was a visiting professor at the National Taiwan University and volunteers at the Vietnamese Office.
Taiwan Prides Itself on Human Rights—But Permits Physical Abuse at Immigrant Detention Centers
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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.
Anwar’s Victory Not the Only Malaysian Shockwave
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Timothy S. Rich
Timothy S. Rich is an associate professor of political science and the director of the International Public Opinion Lab (IPOL) at Western Kentucky University. His main research focuses on the electoral politics of Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan. His broader research interests include the domestic and international politics of East Asia, and qualitative and quantitative methods.
How Worried Is Taiwan About a Chinese Invasion?
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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.
Will Foxconn Pivot Away From China?
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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.
If Singapore Wants to Debate the Death Penalty, Talk To Us — Not Richard Branson.
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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.
European Institutional Complexities and EU-Taiwan Relations
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Gregory McCann
Gregory McCann is an Assistant Professor at Chang Gung University in Taoyuan. He is the author of the book Called Away by a Mountain Spirit: Journeys to the Green Corridor, and he is involved in conservation projects in Cambodia, Thailand, and Indonesia. He writes for Mongabay, The Diplomat, Asia Sentinel, Taipei Times, and academic journals dealing with wildlife conservation.
China is a Threat to World’s Seas
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