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2019/09/05 | The Conversation
India's New Law to Protect Muslim Women Divides Feminist Groups
India passed a law criminalizing "triple talaq" — the controversial Muslim practice of instant divorce — and making it punishable with up to three years in prison. But Muslim women in the country are divided over the court ruling.
2019/08/13 | The Interpreter
'Brownface' Backlash Reveals Systematic Racism in Singapore
Racism is a recurring discussion in Singapore and state-owned companies have done little to reflect on their mistakes.
2019/08/13 | 破土 New Bloom
Daguan Community Evicted and Demolished Despite Severe Protests
Taipei's Daguan residents were forcefully evicted without much response from the Tsai administration.
2019/08/01 | Roy Ngerng
Minimum Wage: How Did Taiwan Fall Behind S. Korea?
Taiwan’s Minimum Wage Review Committee needs to make a long overdue decision to increase minimum wage in 2020.
2019/07/24 | CJ Sheu
'Nina Wu' Brings Taiwan into the #MeToo Era
Nina Wu (灼人秘密) is the first Taiwanese film to stir conversations around the #MeToo movement.
2019/07/23 | Op-Ed
OPINION: Fund Taiwan's Partial Basic Income Proposal with Tax Reforms
Can we fund a universal basic income policy by increasing some of the unusually low tax rates in Taiwan?
2019/07/23 | Cat Thomas
Taiwan's Journey to Same-Sex Marriage Inspires 24-Year-Old to Film Her First Documentary
Taiwan's same-sex marriage documentary taipeilove* was screened in Berlin during Pride month to a packed-out cinema – now, audiences will have the opportunity to catch it in Taipei and Kaohsiung.
2019/07/05 | Timothy S. Rich
South Korea Lags Behind Taiwan on LGBT Rights
South Korea is unlikely to be the next in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.
2019/07/03 | Kathy Cheng
OPINION: EVA Air and the Sad State of Taiwanese Corporate Culture
Let's talk about how the EVA management reflects Taiwan's corporate culture.
2019/06/25 | TNL Feature
The Pleasure and Sorrow of the 'Mukbang' Super Eaters of YouTube
While spectacular online eating shows – ‘mukbangs’ – are wildly popular around the world and bring fame to the super eaters, some find them unbearable and have decided to quit.
2019/06/18 | Jay Lin
Taking Taiwan's Progress to the Global Stage
Organizations in other Asian countries are looking to Taiwan to show the way forward for LGBT rights.
2019/05/24 | Cat Thomas
Celebrations and Vows to Fight on As Taiwan Registers First Same-Sex Marriages
Government officials joined in the jubilant First In Asia Wedding Party as Taiwan made history as the first country in Asia to register same-sex marriages.
2019/05/24 | Cat Thomas
Marriage Equality: Love Wins, But Battles Remain
Can Taiwan’s democracy withstand attempts to sabotage Asia’s first same-sex marriage law?
2019/05/18 | Cat Thomas
The Highs and Lows, Tears and Cheers of the Marriage Equality Rally
On the ground at the Legislative Yuan as Taiwan becomes the first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage.
2019/05/03 | J. Zach Hollo
Meet the Foreign Workers Stepping in to Care for Taiwan's Aging Population
Care for Taiwan’s elderly used to be a family responsibility, but demographic upheavals and urbanization have ushered in an era of domestic caregivers from Southeast Asia. A look into that industry offers a snapshot of isolation, economic desperation, and mutual culture shock.