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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 | 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.

2019/03/07 | China Labour Bulletin

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.

2019/01/11 | Saigoneer

Vietnam Newlyweds Become 'Inmates for Life' in This Viral Photo Shoot

The Saigon couple took a marriage metaphor literally in a photo shoot that went viral in Vietnam.

2018/12/28 | The Conversation

Why You Should Make Self-Compassion Your New Year's Resolution in 2019

Resolutions are hard to keep, but being kind to yourself when facing failure helps you build resilience.

2018/12/10 | Saigoneer

Get to Know Vietnam's First Blind Television Broadcaster

Born with visual impairments, 23-year-old Le Huong Giang can be seen regularly on Vietnamese TV.