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2018/04/30 | The China Policy Institute

Social Media and the Future of Queer China

Chinese media's normalization of homosexuality in the wake of the Sina Weibo backlash only applies to those who fit Party-sanctioned identities.

2018/04/27 | Nick Aspinwall

Taiwan Labor Ministry's Brokerage Evaluation Sparks Concern

The labor agency's yearly assessment of migrant worker broker firms is underway, but a recent protest has renewed sentiments that the brokerage system is unethical by design.

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.

2018/04/27 | New Mandala

OPINION: Rampant Inequality Muddles Elections in Malaysia

Malaysia's ethnic, economic and cultural divides are holding back any common vision for the future as the country struggles to bridge gaping inequality.

2018/04/26 | Suzanne Pepper

HONG KONG: Beijing's Long Shadow Falls over Press Freedom

'Constructive criticism of Chinese Communist Party leadership will always be allowed,' claimed one pro-Beijing politician, but recent developments have debunked that statement.

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.

2018/04/26 | David Green

Video of Human Rights Lawyer Yu Wensheng Highlights China's Abuse of Detainees

Video evidence recorded by Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng prior to his detention contradicts Chinese authorities' claims that he has voluntarily dismissed legal representation.

2018/04/25 | Morley J Weston

Designing Taiwan's New Identity Card

Voting is already underway in the Identity Redesign contest, and many entries have proven controversial.

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.

2018/04/25 | The Conversation

New Delhi, Dengue, and Big Data: How Fighting Disease Can Unite a City

The fight against infectious disease in urban India could help create more inclusive social institutions.

2018/04/24 | Roy Ngerng

Cambridge Analytica – The Singapore Connections

SCL Group, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, and other related companies and individuals have several connections with Singapore.

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...

2018/04/23 | The Interpreter

Who Will Ultimately Be Blamed for the Rohingya Crisis?

For decades, Myanmar’s leaders have feared that they may be brought before a court to account for their actions, but the issue goes far beyond military top brass.

2018/04/20 | Policy Forum

Here's How the Philippines Could Prevent Another Marawi Seige

The Philippines' military, politicians and civil society must learn lessons from the Islamist attack that laid bloody siege to the city of Marawi, writes Joseph Franco.

2018/04/20 | The Conversation

Grab and Gojek Drivers in Indonesia Push to Unionize

Recent protests indicate a move towards collective resistance against exploitative working conditions and towards collective bargaining on wages and working conditions.

2018/04/18 | The China Policy Institute

Quantifying China's Expat Community

Suzhou's predominant groups of foreigners are staff employed by multinationals, university staff and independent traders.

2018/04/17 | Jack Smith

OPINION: Sina Weibo’s Gay Content U-Turn Was No Victory

Weibo failed to apologize for its ban on LGBT content and celebrating the reversal of its decision will do nothing to shake public apathy in China.

2018/04/14 | Morley J Weston

REVIEW: 'Like We Don't Exist' Casts a Light on One of Myanmar's Lesser-Known Ongoing Tragedies

A short film highlights the plight of the Karenni people and their liminal existence on the Thai-Myanmar border.

2018/04/12 | The Interpreter

OPINION: Vietnam's Political Crackdown Jeopardizes Economic Progress

The Communist Party's suppression of political dissent could damage foreign partners' willingness to deepen economic and security ties.