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2017/05/31 | Kirsten Han

Pink Dot, Speakers' Corner and the Death of Singapore's Only Space for Dissent

The Singapore government is barring foreigners from assembling at Hong Lim Park in support of LGBT rights.

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.

2017/05/31 | Raina Paul & Prabhpreet Singh Sood

India's Filthiest Rivers

Fishermen and farmers are paying for India's loosely enforced waste water environmental regulations.

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.

2017/05/30 | Chen Ronghui

China's No-Name Models Wear 500 Dresses A Day

Showroom models embody fast fashion in China’s crowded wholesale markets.

2017/05/30 | Bonnie Glaser & Matthew Funaiole

Shooting in South China Sea Underscores Need For Code Of Conduct

China’s paramilitary forces once again demonstrated their willingness to use force to intimidate other countries and risk escalation.

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.

2017/05/29 | Charukesi Ramadurai

The Uncertain Future of India’s ‘Land of Toys’

Channapatna’s wooden creations are on the brink of fading out in the next couple of decades.

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...

2017/05/28 | Li Hui

Chinese Writers Capture Voices of the Corrupt

Nonfiction works like ‘Zhui Wen’ are challenging public perceptions of the graft by writing from the perspectives of the perpetrators.

2017/05/27 | Central News Agency

Beijing Finally Announces 'Threat to National Security' Charges for Missing Taiwan Human Rights Activist

China claims a Taiwanese man worked with Chinese nationals to develop plans of action and establish an illegal ring that aimed to subvert Beijing.

2017/05/27 | Hendri Yulius

The Politics of Shaming Gay Sex in Indonesia

'Gay shame is reliant on socially constructed norms, all we need is to detach shame from gay bodies and sexuality ... We can confront that gaze, look at it directly, right into their eyes.' writes Hendri Yulius.

2017/05/26 | Rebecca Schectman

Malaysia Must Wake Up to Its Human Trafficking Problem

Currently, the Global Slavery Index estimates 128,800 individuals are trapped in modern day slavery in Malaysia. That’s about 0.4% of Malaysia’s total population

2017/05/25 | Chen Xianjiang

Why the Fan Economy Won’t Save China’s Music Industry

To ensure high-quality releases, record companies must focus on selling songs, not people.

2017/05/25 | Jay Lin

Taiwan's Same-Sex Marriage Decision: A Personal Reflection

A Taiwan LGBT activist and same-sex marriage campaigner reflects on a day he will never forget.

2017/05/25 | Shannon Lin

Re-Imagining the Formosan Flag: Taiwan's First Appeal for International Help

'The difference between the two tigers is hidden in their eyes; the obverse side has undilated pupils while the reverse has dilated ones. Researchers believe this contrast is a metaphor for day and night, symbolizing constant vigilance.'

2017/05/25 | Kirsten Han

Singapore, It Is Time for Answers on Operation Spectrum

[OPINION] It’s high time that documents related to Operation Spectrum were declassified, and an independent Commission of Inquiry held, argues Kirsten Han.