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2017/03/19 | Jia Xuanning

What Teaching Film Taught Me About Political Sensitivity

'As a college teacher from China, I had to remain aware of divergent regional history and culture.' said Jia Xuanning.

2017/03/17 | Liu Chang

What China’s Migrant Numbers Say About Labor Discrimination

Two sets of data paint divergent pictures of China’s on-the-move workers.

2022/05/13 | 廣編企劃

[Audiovisual] Organizing hundreds of thousands of aerial images and footage is like an marathon: the Digital Archive program by Chi Po-lin Foundation

“Speak out for the environment through images” is what Director Chi had been committed to throughout his life, as well as what Chi Po-lin Foundation is going to continue. We will build a photography database to preserve the images showing landscape changes of the whole Taiwan, so the image legacy left by Chi Po-lin could be passed on from generations to generations. “Digital Archive” program calls for your support and advocacy.

2017/03/15 | Kirsten Han

Why Disney's 'Gay Moment' is Causing Hysteria in Singapore

The church's lack of acceptance has a very real impact on the mental health of LGBT people, writes Kirsten Han in Singapore.

2017/03/15 | Alexis Dudden

Nippon Kaigi and Abe's Education Scandal

Due to its controversial education programs and unusually close connection to the Japanese Prime Minister, Moritomo Gakuen — a private education company in Osaka — is currently under scrutiny in the Japanese parliament and press.

2017/03/11 | Bhanupriya Rao

Illiterate, Married at 11, Mother at 12: Now a Leader Changing Fates

Health care workers face many challenges in remote India where early marriage, frequent pregnancies, anemia, and malnutrition are major health issues for women.

2017/03/11 | Tim Ferry

Taiwan's Ticking Time Bomb

Taiwan is facing a social time bomb as its population ages. Critics question how the Tsai administration intends to pay for long-term care and ask what the implications are for the future.

2017/03/10 | Ernils Larsson

Is Japan's Far Right Losing Touch?

The kindergarten scandal shows Japan’s nationalist far-right is out of touch.

2017/03/07 | Wang Lianzhang

Sex Ed Books for Primary Schoolers Shock Chinese Parents

The majority of online commenters, however, say candid sex education materials are a step forward.

2017/03/04 | Zheng Jiawen

How Internet Prejudice Threatens Feminist Progress in China

The scornful spread of online terms like 'grassroots feminist' prevents Chinese women from influencing policy.

2017/03/03 | The Japan Times

Problems with Japan's New Ambitious Education Curriculum Guidelines

The ambitious draft clearly seeks both higher quality and greater quantity in lower education. But it leaves a question of whether school officials and teachers can manage classes as envisaged by the draft.

2017/03/02 | Chen Jingnan

How Chinese Education Leaves Mothers Overburdened

As too many dads pass the buck on their childrens’ schooling, moms have started calling themselves ‘widowed parents.’