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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.

2018/11/28 | Li A-ming

'There Is No God Here': An Excerpt From Life on Taiwan's High Seas Vessels

'If all the fishermen were Taiwanese, would the conditions be any different? This a question I have thought about for a very long time.'

2018/11/19 | New Bloom

Pre-Referenda LGBT Rights Rally Draws 100,000 in Taipei

Taiwan's LGBTQ rights movement is mobilizing ahead of referenda on marriage equality and gender equity education this Saturday.

2018/11/17 | Saigoneer

Meet Taiwan's Grandpa Pokémon

An enterprising Taiwanese grandpa almost certainly has considerably more rare Pokémon than you.

2018/11/09 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

'Be Patient': A House Hunting Experience in Taiwan

'My advice to buyers is don’t worry so much about the price, just find the house you like,' says a real estate agent in a city with a higher house-price-to-income ratio than London or New York.

2018/11/02 | Kim Chan

Hong Kong's Siu-fung Law Is a Bodybuilder, Poet, and Genderqueer Icon

Siu-fung recalls her discovery of her non-binary gender identity through poetry and weightlifting.

2018/11/01 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Taipei Lays Groundwork to Become a Smart, Circular City

Taipei has big plans to bring the circular economy into residents' daily lives.

2018/10/31 | Jay Lin

OPINION: Why We Need 'Out in Taiwan'

The exhibition 'Out in Taiwan' could not come at a more important time for LGBTQ rights in Asia.

2018/10/27 | Saigoneer

VIETNAM: 20,000 Residents to Be Relocated from Hue Imperial City

The relocation, scheduled to begin next year, will be the biggest migration in the history of Hue Imperial City.