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2018/05/18 | David Green
WHO Bows to China Pressure, Contravenes Human Rights in Refusing Taiwan Media
This is the second year in a row that Taiwanese journalists have been denied access to the world's largest heath policy meeting.
2018/05/16 | Morley J Weston
Taiwan's NGOs Take to the Internet to Protest WHA Exclusion
Chinese pressure is again keeping Taiwan out of the world's biggest health policy meeting.
2018/04/27 | Morley J Weston
Taiwan's Measles Outbreak and Herd Immunity
Even those who have been vaccinated should still take basic precautions.
2018/04/18 | Jules Quartly
OPINION: China Not to Blame for US Opioid Epidemic
Blaming China for America’s opioid crisis is a convenient but ultimately misguided attempt to avoid taking responsibility.
Did the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Originate in China?
Amid the centenary of the largest mortality event in human history, understanding the origin and spread of Spanish Flu is more important than ever.
INDONESIA: Cigarettes Are Blazing Through Rural Household Budgets
Even though Indonesian farmer households have low incomes, the proportion of their income allocated to smoking is alarmingly high.
2018/04/11 | Mongabay
Rohingya Refugees Gored by Elephants at Record Rates
Refugee camps in Bangladesh are edging up against wildlife habitats, leading to at least a dozen deaths.
2018/04/06 | Vanessa Wang
Depressed? Don't Be Afraid to Seek Help
Taiwan has resources for those coping with depression but must do more to raise awareness of the importance of mental health.
2018/04/02 | Mongabay
Green Paradox: Indonesia's Electricity Future Defined by Coal, Renewables
Indonesia put itself back on track to meet to meet renewable energy targets by promising to produce less energy in total.
2018/03/31 | Matthew Lubin
OPINION: Sun An-tso’s School Shooting Threat Is No Joke
A Taiwanese high school student's threat to 'shoot up' a Pennsylvania school exposes issues surrounding responsibility for his care in the U.S. and Taiwan.