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2018/05/30 | The Conversation

INDONESIA: Fighting Radicalism in Islamic Schools

Recent attacks on Java highlight the importance of the power of education as a moderating force.

2018/05/29 | Nick Aspinwall

How Taiwan’s Seafood Sector Can Steer Toward Ethical Labor Standards

Simple measures can make a world of difference to the lives of thousands of workers aboard Taiwan's deep-sea fishing fleet.

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.

2018/05/25 | Global Voices

Japan's Hot Springs Open Up to LGBT Community

A pioneering project is bringing a community together to make the hot spring experience pleasurable for everyone.

2018/05/24 | Nick Aspinwall

Welcome to Taiwan: Beatings, Bodies Dumped at Sea and a Culture of Maritime Abuse

Amid the release of a Greenpeace report chronicling cases of physical abuse and financial exploitation of migrant workers in Taiwan’s fishing industry, The News Lens reveals the commonplace practice of dumping bodies of deceased migrant fishermen at sea.

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.

2018/05/23 | Jules Quartly

Taiwan, Telecoms and Our Outlaws of the Marsh

The country’s infamous telecom scammers operate on the margins of international society, target rich Chinese merchants and hide their ill-gotten gains in the 'renegade province.'

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.

2018/05/21 | Nick Aspinwall

Stabbed Indonesian Fisherman Thrown Overboard Taiwanese Ship Remains Missing

The incident highlights problems aboard Taiwan's distant water fishing vessels, which NGOs say operate in an unregulated, lawless environment.

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...

2018/05/18 | TIME

60 Rohingya Babies Are Born in Refugee Camps Every Day

Only about 1 in 5 babies were delivered in medical facilities.

2018/05/16 | Maureen Welscher

Rianne's Story: Finding Unconditional Love

Rianne, 20, first traveled from the Netherlands to Taiwan to meet her biological family face-to-face in 2016. She had already established Facebook contact for a couple of years, leading to a feeling of genuine kinship.

2018/05/16 | Maureen Welscher

Emma's Story: Surprising Encounters, Painful Departures

Emma, 27, now sees Taiwan as her second home. At the age of 20 she visited for the first time and since then she has returned every year.

2018/05/11 | AsiaGlobal Online

ANALYSIS: How Facebook Is Damaging Myanmar's Fragile Democracy

Myanmar is becoming a forceful example of how unrestrained social media can polarize opinion and damage democracy.

2018/05/11 | New Naratif

Identities Clash in Vietnam's North and South

South Vietnam ended as a political entity in 1975, but cultural differences continue to reverberate throughout Vietnamese society.

2018/05/11 | GlobalVoices 全球之聲

Phnom Penh Post's Sale to PR Firm Ends Editorial Independence

Their new owner, Malaysia-based ASIA PR, has close ties to Cambodia's ruling elite.

2018/05/10 | Jules Quartly

The Ban that Never Was: Peppa Pig, AI and Porkie Pies

AI-inspired Peppa content pushed an online publishing platform into deep water in China, but the headlines missed a deeper argument over whether the state can or should rule on what media people consume.

2018/05/09 | Policy Forum

East Asia's Biggest Problem: Aging

All three countries at this week's Trilateral Summit are facing a demographic crunch, but China may have it the worst.