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Sam Robbins
Sam Robbins is a project coordinator at Open Culture Foundation and an editor and translator at Taiwan Insight. He graduated with a master’s degree from the Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University. He is interested in the intersection of digital technology and politics in Taiwan and beyond.
The Many Faces of the Hokkien-language Internet
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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.
Philippines: News Site Rappler Ordered To Shut Down
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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. 
What To Expect From South Korea’s First NATO Summit
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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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James X. Morris
James X. Morris is a PhD Candidate and freelance writer living in Taipei. He can be found on Twitter.
A Gotad Picnic With Ifugaos Living in Taiwan
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CJ Sheu
CJ Sheu is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved, Taipei-based film critic for The News Lens and Critics at Large; he has been published by Bright Wall/Dark Room, Funscreen (Taiwan), and LeonardMaltin.com. He has a PhD in 21st-century American fiction.
‘After Yang’ Is Infused With Asian Americanness
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Graham Oliver
Graham Oliver is a teacher, writer, and editor living in Taipei. His book reviews, essays, and interviews have appeared in Guernica, Harvard Educational Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA in fiction from Texas State University.
From Folk Hero to Video Game Character: ‘The Legend of Tianding’
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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.
Gender Equality in the Pacific: Less Talk and More Action
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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.
Taiwan’s Lost Growth (Part 2): How Stagnant Wages are Throttling the Economy
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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.
China’s Wavering Position on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Threatens Its Legacy at Home and Abroad
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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.
To What Extent Do South Koreans Perceive North Korean Cyberattacks as a Threat?
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Michael Beltran
Michael Beltran is a journalist based in Metro Manila.
“Haunted by Our Continuing Pain”: Martial Law Survivors React to Marcos Restoration
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Randy Mulyanto
Randy Mulyanto is an Indonesia-based freelance journalist who previously reported out of Taipei. His work has appeared in Al Jazeera, Nikkei Asia, the South China Morning Post, The Telegraph and other outlets.
With Beijing’s New Envoy Lu Kang in Jakarta, What’s Next for Its Ties With Indonesia?
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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.
As the World Sanctions Russia, China Takes Note
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