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2019/05/01 | Roy Ngerng
Singapore: A Poor Man's Country in Rich Man's Clothes
Labor Day makes for a good time to dive into why Singapore remains one of the world's most unequal countries.
2019/04/19 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Joshua Samuel Brown on His Ongoing Love Affair With Taiwan
'Josambro' chatted with TNL's Cat Thomas ahead of an April 25 book reading in Taipei of 'Formosa Moon,' co-authored with Stephanie Huffman.
2019/04/17 | Stefan Simon
Taipei Trash and Recycling: A Quick and Easy Guide
Wondering how Taiwan's garbage and recycling systems really work? Look no further.
2019/04/12 | James Grant
How Did 7-Eleven Come to Rule the Streets of Taiwan?
An inside look at how the convenience store chain began operating like a government agency.
2019/03/26 | Daphne K. Lee
Taiwan's Pursuit of Happiness: Can We Trust the World Happiness Report?
Taiwan is ranked as the happiest country in East Asia, but the jury is out on what that actually means.
2019/03/25 | Brian Hioe
Daguan Residents Remain Threatened Despite Temporary Halt to Demolition
A temporary halt to the demolition of Daguan Community, a military dependents village in New Taipei, has not answered the question of what comes next for its residents.
2019/03/22 | Saigoneer
Taiwan Has Implemented Stricter Visa Rules for Vietnamese Tourists
Taiwan re-opened its Kuan Hung visa program for Vietnamese nationals this week, but the rules have been tightened following a high-profile case of missing Vietnamese tourists.
2019/03/18 | Brian Hioe
OPINION: Taiwan Must Discuss Migrant Worker Safety After Fatal Factory Fires
Taiwan must seriously address unsafe work conditions for migrant workers after its third fatal factory fire in 14 months.
2019/03/15 | 破土 New Bloom
INTERVIEW: Daguan Residents Prepare for Forced Demolition of Their Homes
A Daguan Community resident speaks ahead of the March 18 forced demolition of the village by the New Taipei city government.
2019/03/13 | TIME
US Official in Taipei: 'The Chinese Government Is at War With Faith'
US diplomat Sam Brownback has spoken out against religious persecution of Muslims and Christians in China.
2019/03/12 | AsiaGlobal Online
Graying Asia: How Pension Systems Fail to Respond to Dramatic Aging
The Asia-Pacific region is ill-equipped to meet the challenge of dramatic aging due to a lack of sound, efficient pension systems.
2019/03/08 | Nick Aspinwall
In Taiwan, Southeast Asian Migrant Detainees Must Pay for Their Own Food
Taiwan's immigration agency confirmed that migrant workers in temporary detention centers are expected to use their own money to pay for meals. Rights groups are outraged.
CHINA: Food Delivery Drivers in 5 Cities Strike Over Post-New Year Pay Cuts
Workers for Meituan and Ele.me staged strikes in at least 5 Chinese cities shortly after the Lunar New Year holiday.