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2018/11/06 | Asia Dialogue
Taiwan's East Coast 'Tilting Trains' Have Always Faced Operational Challenges
The TRA retains an excellent safety record, but the recent Yilan derailment should motivate it to reevaluate some longstanding issues along its east coast rail network.
2018/11/05 | Nick Aspinwall
Migrant Workers Criticize Labor Ministry's Failure to Ban On-Site Factory Dorms
The Ministry of Labor wants to deduct employer hiring quotas by five for every worker who dies due to negligence, and by one for every injured worker.
2018/11/05 | Global Voices
After Fan Bingbing & Meng Hongwei, Nobody Is Safe in Xi Jinping's China
Both the starlet and the cop are victims of Xi's newest repression tactic: liuzhi, or retention in custody.
2018/11/02 | The Interpreter
SINGAPORE: 1 Week, 6 Executions, No Political Will for Change
On Oct. 26, Singapore executed Malaysian citizen Prabu N. Pathmanathan despite protests from the Malaysian government.
Death Toll Rises to 21 in China's Worst Mining Accident of 2018
22 miners were building a drainage when a rock burst blocked both its ends. Only one miner survived.
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.