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2018/06/22 | TIME

Warnings from the Past: Chinese Tomb Whispers of Primate Extinction

An ancient Chinese tomb has yielded the remains of a previously unknown extinct species of gibbon.

2018/06/25 | China Labour Bulletin

China's Tech Workers Endure Slave-like Conditions in Shenzhen

Shenzhen’s tech workers face burnout striving for their entrepreneurial dream, highlighting the need for effective unionization.

2018/07/27 | Global Voices

HONG KONG: Trapped in 'Slash' Land, Workers Struggle for Gig Economy Freedom

Hong Kong's media appears to rejoice in the city's embrace of the gig economy, but the reality is more bleak.

2018/09/10 | TNL Staff

CONFESSION: How I Became Complicit in Overworking Taiwan's Bus Drivers

Tired bus drivers are a danger to us all. Here, a middle man in the disputes between bus companies and their drivers reveals all the tricks he was forced to use to keep drivers overworked.

2020/05/21 | Michael Fahey

Who’s Eligible for Taiwan’s Employment Gold Card?

Interest in Taiwan's Employment Gold Card has grown during Covid-19. Legal consultant Michael Fahey explains the policy and provides a guide to the application process.

2020/05/22 | Daphne K. Lee

Did Taiwan Miss the Boat to Change Its Work Culture?

Given Taiwan's much-lauded pandemic response, remote work was barely an option for many office workers. Taiwan might have missed the chance to leave its factory work mindset behind.

2020/05/24 | Ryan Drillsma

Did More Taiwanese Come Out at Work Since Same-Sex Marriage Legalization?

A recent survey by the Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association shows lingering discrimination against gay people at Taiwanese workplaces.

2020/05/28 | Syrena Lin

The Women Behind MOWES, Taipei’s Inclusive Community Space

MOWES offers fitness, art, and language classes. However, the community space has been struggling with lower attendance rates and postponed grants under Covid-19.

2020/06/16 | Michael Fahey

Taiwan’s Plan to Attract Foreign Talent

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has made attracting skilled workers a major goal. Legal consultant Michael Fahey gives an overview of Taiwan’s immigration policy and the remaining gaps.

2020/06/24 | Syrena Lin

The Migrant Fishermen Union on the Frontlines Against Covid-19 and Bosses

The Yilan Migrant Fishermen Union has pointed out the increased vulnerabilities that their workers face under Covid-19. But this is just their latest campaign since their establishment in 2013.

2020/07/24 | Xiaochen Su

Can Taiwan Be the Remote Work Capital of Asia?

The ranks of digital nomads are set to expand. Despite some barriers, Taiwan is in a good position to attract these workers.

2020/09/09 | Roy Ngerng

Taiwan’s Rigged Economy Dampens Innovation

Taiwan’s workers have taken the lowest share of GDP among comparable countries for the past two decades.