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2017/03/31 | Gayathri Vaidyanathan

India’s Foremost Female Crematorium Manager Is Breaking a Lot of Taboos

Praveena Solomon has befriended skeptical gravediggers and faced down claims she will become possessed.

2017/03/31 | Brian Hioe

Sunflower Movement Activists Found Not Guilty. What Next?

Leaders of the 2014 Sunflower Movement were today found not guilty for occupying Taiwan's Parliment. Other cases involving incidents during the movement have not yet been heard, and demands still haven't been met.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan Sets First Creative Content Fest Dedicated to All Modes of Creativity

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic might have paralyzed global travel but that has not stopped Taiwan from flexing its muscles and putting its film and entertainment content on the world stage.

2017/03/30 | Chen Dan

It’s Time to Give China’s Single Mothers Their Rights

We must end discrimination against the growing number of women having children outside of marriage.

2017/03/30 | Jay Lin

Four Questions on LGBT Parenthood

Jay Lin shares four questions out of the many asked at a Hewlett-Packard company luncheon at which employees gathered to interact with two gay parents.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

TAICCA Initiatives Help Taiwanese Content Ride Cultural Wave to Global Distribution

In July, TAICCA initiated the First Mile program, linking publishers, scriptwriters, and investors for the Print-to-Screen Adaptation Content Development Plan to boost TV and film production in Taiwan. The program extends to the 2020 Taiwan Creative Content Fest.

2017/03/29 | ZiQing Low

Taiwanese Detained in China Talked Democracy, Human Rights on WeChat

Lee Ming-che is being detained in China by a branch of the state security police.

2018/10/05 | SME.Sandbox

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Board of Science and Technology Promote Innovation Sandbox Together to Demonstrate Government Support for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; MOEA Hosts “2018 Innovat

Directed by the Office of Science & Technology, Executive Yuan and hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the 2018 Innovation Sandbox Exchange Forum was hosted at NEO Studio, Taipei on October 3rd. Audrey Tang, Minister without Portfolio of the Executive Yuan, Zse-hong Tsai, Executive Secretary of the Office of Science & Technology, and Wellington L. Koo, Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission were all invited to attend. The Forum hopes to make innovation sandbox an important mechanism amid a comprehensive innovation entrepreneurship environment, as well as a driving force for innovation development in Taiwan.

2017/03/29 | Kirsten Han

Singapore Establishment Licks its Wounds after US Court says Amos Yee Persecuted for Political Views

‘Allowing immunity for hate speech only encourages the undermining of values in a functional democracy,’ said the head of the Law Society of Singapore.

2017/03/29 | Arun Swamy

India Elections: A Harbinger of Sectarian Politics

India's recent election points to ongoing problems with caste system and growing anti-muslim sentiments.

2016/05/06 | 廣編企劃

Tired of all the Secret Spots in Taiwan? Come Broaden Your Horizons!

Since the trial operation of the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum began, the daily free admission of 1,000 visitors has increased to 1,750 visitors. The number was even bumped up to 5,000 visitors during spring break...

2017/03/28 | Wu Xiaobo

Why Bike-Sharing in China Is a Myth

Sharing is the last priority of companies like Mobike and Ofo, which are driven solely by amassing vast customer deposits.

2017/03/27 | Ni Dandan

China’s Child Models Trade Childhood for Livelihood

As the country’s online fashion industry booms, parents are choosing photography studios over kindergartens for their children.

2017/03/27 | Edward White

Why Everyone is Worried about Cambodia, Again

‘There is a widespread discontent with the government…It may be just a matter of time until the pressure cooker bursts.’

2017/03/27 | ZiQing Low

'Large-Scale Political Prosecution' as Hong Kong Police Crack Down on Occupy Leaders

Former student leaders of the Umbrella Movement expect large-scale political prosecution following the election of pro-China Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.

2017/03/27 | James Baron

Expat Outrage: Changes to Nationality Law Irk Taiwan's Foreign-born Residents

The announcement that foreigners will no longer have to renounce citizenship from their country of origin to gain Taiwanese nationality should have been a cause for celebration.

2017/03/26 | Jessica Levine

War, Detention, Revolution: Foreigner Recounts Shanghai History

Fifty-year Shanghai resident Betty Barr on living in a World War II internment camp and publishing her mother’s diary from the era.

2017/03/26 | Zhou Hongcheng

Why the Chinese Are Still Not Sweet on Chocolate

Pitching European-style products as luxury brands won’t change sugar-shunning consumer habits.

2017/03/25 | Sally Tyler

'Lock Them All Up': Mass Imprisonment in US and Philippines

New mass incarceration policies in both the Philippines and the United States threaten to erode years of progress, writes Sally Tyler.

2017/03/25 | Karthik Madhavapeddi

Double-Edged Sword: Urbanization Brings Malnutrition and Obesity Problems to India

In India, distress migration to urban areas is creating food security problems and the urban poor is deprived of nutritious food.