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2018/05/22 | AsiaGlobal Online

Drones, Data and Preempting Epidemics

Data and technology is transforming epidemiology, but the field still has many unanswered ethical questions.

2018/05/22 | The China Policy Institute

Can Women's Football Catch On in China?

Despite systemic issues, women are outpacing men in China's football arena.

2018/05/27 | The Interpreter

Can Australia Help Indonesia Kick Cigarettes?

Australia's northern neighbor's economy is burdened by heavy tobacco use.

2018/06/01 | The Conversation

How Globalization Changes How Disease Spreads

A look at disease transmission from the Spanish Flu to SARS.

2018/07/18 | Roy Ngerng

ANALYSIS: Calculating Singapore's Callous CareShield Cash Grab

Behind a furor over gender inequity in the state disability scheme lies government profiteering.

2018/07/19 | Greg Brost

New Hotspot Maps Show Global Snakebite Vulnerability

Up to 92 million people are vulnerable to potentially fatal venomous snakebites, many in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan countries.

2018/07/24 | AsiaGlobal Online

ANALYSIS: China Strides Towards Cleaner Air

China presents a unique opportunity to measure the long-term effects of air pollution on life expectancy.

2018/07/25 | Global Voices

Fear and Censorship in China Following Latest Vaccine Scandal

The low-quality vaccines have not been shown to harm anyone, but citizens are outraged as another scandal has rocked China's pharmaceutical companies. And internet censors are out in full force.

2018/08/03 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

How Medical Missionaries Helped Quash Disease in Taiwan

Taiwan has staved off pestilence and become a regional model in disease control thanks to the contributions of a motley crew of medical heroes.

2018/08/16 | Coco Dollanganger

PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic

Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.

2018/09/21 | Greg Brost

Taiwan Enters Top 10 in Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index

New analysis shows which countries offer the best value for treatment

2020/01/29 | The Interpreter

Coronavirus: One Step Backward for the Global Economy

Beyond the human toll, fears will stop people from heading to shops, eating out, travelling, and cause other consumer costs.

2020/03/23 | Milo Hsieh

They Told Me to Go Back to China. Then Came the Coronavirus.

A Taiwanese student studying in Europe recounts his experience in the weeks leading up to the global lockdown.

2020/04/01 | Daphne K. Lee

Starting April 1, Face Mask Use Mandated for Intercity Transportation

Ahead of the Tomb Sweeping holiday weekend, the Ministry of Transportation enforces face mask use on intercity rail and bus transportation. This regulation does not apply to the MRT or city buses.