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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
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
OCF Lab is a digital media platform established by the Open Culture Foundation (OCF). The Lab integrates topics regarding digital human rights, civic science, and technology by publishing various articles on a regular basis. It is expected to meet the various demands of open culture advocates, technology followers, and the general public on different levels of science and technology. OCF was founded in 2015 to promote three core issues: open source, open data, and open government.
On the Use of Digital Identity in Asia (3) – Digital Identity in Singapore & South Korea
Seb Morgan
Seb Morgan is a writer and editor based in Taipei, he specializes in drinking, dining, travel, and queer news. Over the past few years, he's covered the latest going on in East Asia for the likes of Time Out, Hotels Combined, and Taiwan Scene. Happiness for him is a bowl of cold sesame noodles or a dip in the hot springs. He hopes to one day enjoy both at the same time.
Where To Travel During Lunar New Year? 5 Alternative Escapes
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
Zoe Lorimer
Zoe Lorimer is a Scottish freelance writer based in Taipei.
Fundraiser Organized for Hospitalized English Teacher To Return Home
Sylvie Tanaga
Sylvie Tanaga is a freelance writer focusing on identity, minority, and literacy issues. She has published two biographies in Indonesian, and commentaries and opinion articles in several media outlets such as The Jakarta Post and TODAYOnline (Singapore). She currently lives in Bandung, Indonesia.
Chinese New Year in Indonesia Is Political
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
Lost Hiking In Taiwan? Test Your Survival Skills
Tonggo Simangunsong
Tonggo Simangunsong is an Indonesian journalist based in Medan city, North Sumatra. His work has appeared in VICE, South China Morning Post, Al Jazeera, New Naratif and Destinasian, covering environmental issues, culture, politics, life, and travel.
Indonesian Government Official Threatens Legal Trouble For Those Who Refuse Covid-19 Vaccine
Luke Harrington and Chieh-chi Hsieh
Luke Harrington is a carpenter, builder, and graduate of the German Studies Program at Bard College. Chieh-chi Hsieh received his PhD from the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (UK).
UBI as a Voucher: The Case Against Universal Basic Income
Louis Lo
Louis Lo is an editor of The News Lens focusing on international politics.
Did US Election Polls Fail Again?
Cat Thomas
Cat Thomas is a freelance journalist based in Taipei. She covers anything from culture to tech to travel, and sometimes all of those combined if she can swing it.
How Taiwan’s Overseas Tour Leaders Are Weathering Covid-19
Chieh-Chi Hsieh
Chieh-chi Hsieh received his PhD from the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (UK). He also holds an MSc degree in International Political Economy at the Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science. His research interests include politics of finance, Asian financial regionalism, Japan's economic policymaking, Cross-Strait relations, and Taiwan’s political economy. Dr. Hsieh has published in various media outlets such as The Diplomat and Taiwan Insight.
Is Universal Basic Income Feasible in Taiwan?
Luke Hein
Luke Hein is a freelance writer and tour guide working in the PRC, Taiwan, and Indonesia. He writes and makes art about migration, rural life, regional cultural identity, and local-level politics during this era of deepening globalization. Follow his work on Instagram @vlfhein.
Melbourne Meets Taipei in a New Music Collaboration
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Why Taiwan Should Include Migrant Workers in Its Stimulus Program
Stephan Feuchtwang and Michael Rowlands
Stephan Feuchtwang is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics. Michael Rowlands is Emeritus Professor of Material Culture at University College London.
Can We Still Speak of Civilization?
Yuri Takahashi
Yuri Takahashi is a Ph.D. candidate in Global Studies at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, researching Asian American film, integrating ethnic studies and anthropology.
What David Graeber Means for Hong Kong and Taiwan