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TNL Research
TNL Research provides insight and analysis on the latest market trends and social issues.
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Dolma Tsering
Dolma Tsering is a postdoctoral candidate with National Cheng Kung University. Currently learning Chinese language at National Taiwan Normal University.
Who Are the Young Self-immolators in Tibet?
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Xiaochen Su
Xiaochen Su has a PhD from the University of Tokyo, writing his dissertation on the social integration of Chinese migrants in Russia. He has lived and worked in East Africa, Taiwan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.
Preferential Treatment of Ukrainian Refugees Shows Limits of Europe’s Multiculturalism
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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.
Civilian Executions Are Not the Only Layer of Hell
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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.
Taiwan’s Political Culture As Expressed in an Absurd Ad
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Jonah Walters
Jonah Walters has a PhD in Geography from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. His essays have appeared in NACLA Report on the Americas, New Left Review, Jacobin, and elsewhere.
What the Chinese and U.S. Militaries Have in Common
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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.
Ukraine: Why China Is Not Yet Bailing Out Russia
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Bryan Chou
Bryan Chou is an editor for The News Lens International.
Is Taiwan’s Solidarity With Ukraine Taking Root?
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TNL Feature
The News Lens features submitted by freelance reporters and writers.
Legislators Leading Public Opinion on the Death Penalty
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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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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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TAIPEI
TAIPEI is a quarterly magazine published in both English and Japanese editions, providing foreign residents and overseas tourists with useful information on Taipei’s feature events, tourist attractions, fine foods, historical sites, and cultural practices. It is a medium that visitors can utilize to better understand Taipei City. TAIPEI is available for free at MRT stations, Taipei Visitor Information Centers, National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall and Eslite Bookstores.
With Each Ending, a Beginning: Hellos and Goodbyes in a Taipei Winter
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Mongabay
Mongabay seeks to raise interest in and appreciation of nature and wildlife, while examining the impact of emerging trends in climate, technology, economics, and finance on conservation and development.
Typhoon Exposes Biodiversity Haven Palawan’s Vulnerability — And Resilience
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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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Jeremy Van der Haegen
Jeremy Van der Haegen is a Belgian freelance journalist covering business and politics in the Asia-Pacific, as well as a former intern for The News Lens in Taipei.
Taiwan’s Plan to Cement Its Newfound Alliance With Lithuania
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Itamar Waksman
Itamar Waksman is a writer based in Taipei. His interests include politics, identity, and Indigenous issues.
The Siraya’s Fight for Recognition in Taiwan
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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. 
Freddy Lim Recall Attempt Fails to Meet Threshold
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