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Saigoneer
Saigoneer is an English-language digital platform covering urban development, history, food, culture and the arts in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) and throughout Vietnam. Read more at: saigoneer.com.
Connecting With Cities Through Urban Sketching
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Olivia Han
Olivia Han is currently a full-time student at Boston University, part-time freelance writer, translator, and journalist.
Will We See More Taiwanese Faces in K-Pop?
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Hiro Fu
Hiro Fu is an undergraduate studying politics and media at the University of California, Berkeley. He is from Taipei, Taiwan.
OPINION: The Popular Vote is a Populist Vote in Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Election
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Timothy S. Rich
Timothy S. Rich is an assistant professor in political science at Western Kentucky University. His main research focuses on the impact of electoral reforms in Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan compared to similar legislative systems. His broader research interests include electoral politics, domestic and international politics of East Asia, and qualitative and quantitative methods.
South Korea Lags Behind Taiwan on LGBT Rights
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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
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Antonio C. Hsiang
Antonio C. Hsiang (向駿) is a Professor of the Department of International Trade and Director of the Center for Latin American Economy and Trade Studies at Chihlee University of Technology. He is also a Board Member of the Society for Strategic Studies R.O.C.
Time for Mexico to Show Machismo
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Jay Lin
Jay Lin is the CEO of Portico Media, a Taiwan-based media company specializing in the distribution and production of digital content for Film, TV and the internet. He is also a prolific producer of web video content through his HahaTai, LalaTai, GagaTai websites. In 2014, Jay co-founded the Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (TIQFF) and in 2016 launched GagaOOLala and Queermosa Awards. He is also a father of twin boys and is learning every day how to juggle work, civic participation, child-rearing and getting that occasional but very crucial sleep-in.
Taking Taiwan's Progress to the Global Stage
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Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文)
Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) is a contributing writer for The News Lens. He is a publisher of the Compass Magazine, current chairman of the Taichung American Chamber of Commerce, the Central Taiwan correspondent for ICRT Radio, the founder of the popular Taiwan News in English Facebook group and is an organizer of rock festivals including the Compass Food and Music Festival.
Will Tsai Turn the Tables in the 2020 Election?
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Michael Garber
Michael Garber is a Taipei based journalist and documentary film maker. He previously wrote for the TomoNews YouTube channel, and was researcher on several Discovery Channel documentaries about Taiwan. He splits his time between Taipei and a dilapidated yet glorious beach house.
In Taiwan When Hong Kong Students Petition, Taiwan's President Listens
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Waleed Tariq
Waleed Tariq is a multimedia journalist based in Karachi, Pakistan. He has worked in the areas of politics, economy and press freedom, among others. Follow him on Twitter @WaleedTariq89
Proposal to Export Donkey Hides From Pakistan to China Incites Outrage
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Xiaochen Su
Xiaochen Su is a PhD candidate at the University of Tokyo specializing in immigration issues. He previously worked in East Africa, Taiwan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia in both academic, NGO, and business sectors. 
Emperor Akihito Was a Force for Peace in an Increasingly Nationalistic Japan
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Nate Maynard
Nate Maynard works on environmental issues ranging from climate change to the circular economy. A Fulbright fellowship to study coral reef economics originally brought him to Taiwan where has since also consulted on green business development and clean power . He is currently a PhD student at National Chengchi University.
What Feed-in Tariff Controversy? Why Taiwan's Wind Power Future Looks Bright
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Madeleine Work
Madeleine Work is a freelance writer specializing in green energy, technology, and sustainability. She has been living in Taiwan for over three years, and is increasingly optimistic about the role new technologies and policies can play in encouraging sustainable behavior. She has a degree in Environmental Policy from Boston University.
Taiwan Is Reducing Single-Use Plastics Everywhere, Except Traditional Markets
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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
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Kent Wang
Kent Wang is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Taiwan-America Studies who publishes frequently on the Taiwan issue in Sino-American relations, as well as other topics on East Asian international politics and regional security.
OPINION: Time for Trump to Start a New Chapter of US-Taiwan Relations
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Nick Aspinwall
Nick Aspinwall is a journalist based in Taipei and an editor-at-large for The News Lens. He has also written for The Diplomat, SupChina and New Naratif, among others. When he’s not reporting, he can be found on a diving boat or perhaps stranded deep within a remote mountain range.
Taiwan and Philippines Indigenous Groups Find Solidarity in Opposing China
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Chen Yu-chiao
Chen Yu-chiao is a student of the Graduate Institute of East Asian studies at National Chengchi University in Taipei. She is interested in international politics and issues of China, searching for more dialogue between East Asia and Europe inspired by her exchange experience in Germany.
The 'Taiwan Model' of Adopting Human Rights Treaties Without UN Membership
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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.
Terry Gou Invokes Sea Goddess Mazu, Announces Run for President
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