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2023/02/03 | The Conversation

Why Has the West Given Billions in Military Aid to Ukraine, but Virtually Ignored Myanmar?

It proves challenging to build a narrative around the Myanmar crisis due to the complexities within the country.

2023/02/02 | The Interpreter

Indonesia Gets the Ball Rolling On Domestic Worker Rights

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has endorsed the Domestic Worker Protection Bill, showing moral support for Indonesians who were employed overseas as domestic workers and sending a strong message to migrant-receiving countries like Malaysia and Taiwan to protect the rights of these workers.

2022/11/28 | 廣編企劃

Taipei Entrepreneurs Hub Demo Day 2.0 Debuts at the Taipei Expo with Over Ten International Startups in Four Innovative Sectors

"Taipei Entrepreneurs Hub Demo Day 2.0," the annual industrial talent exchange program consisting of a demo day and a matchmaking event, debuted at the "2022 Taipei International Startup Week," where 10 overseas startup teams, the winners of twoonline pitch contests, met with 3 native startups from Taipei. These teams have demonstrated how their innovative ideas can create impactful changes to the enterprises and investors and then go on to establish new businesses in Taipei.

2023/02/01 | Voice of America

UN Rights Expert Warns Myanmar Military Planning Sham Elections

The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar said the junta would try to spin a narrative to the population that the international community is accepting their regime.

2023/01/31 | Deutsche Welle

How China’s Yuan Props up Putin’s Anemic Budget

Russia has started selling its growing reserves of the Chinese currency to fill a budget deficit caused by falling oil and gas revenues and the costs of war.

2022/11/17 | 廣編企劃

Taoyuan Airport Returns to Normal Operations as Taiwan Ends Mandatory Quarantine on Oct 13

Taiwan's border reopening will eventually usher in recovery and prosperity. Taoyuan Airport stands to provide returning passengers with best services in the post-pandemic era, hopefully to leave them with moving memories.

2023/01/30 | Global Voices

Where Will Prague’s China Policy Go With the New President?

Czech President Miloš Zeman once hailed the Belt and Road Initiative as “the most important project in our modern history.” Not anymore after the elections.

2023/01/19 | Deutsche Welle

Is China Pivoting Away From ‘Wolf-warrior’ Diplomacy?

Political analysts say the appointment of a new Chinese foreign minister may reflect Beijing’s attempt to soften its foreign policy approach and warm up to Western diplomats — or fortify itself against U.S. rivalry.

2022/10/31 | 廣編企劃

Information security challenges emerge often, ACW SOUTH can help forge cyber security for Taiwan

Taiwan is under foreign cyber attacks up to 30 million times on average every month. How can ACW SOUTH play its role to lay down foundations for cyber security and empower cybersec talents at the time when information and communication technology is rising and cyber threats are imminent?

2023/01/18 | The Conversation

Why Does Nepal’s Aviation Industry Have Safety Issues? An Expert Explains

Nepal has recorded at least 350 casualties associated with airplanes or helicopters since 2000. The EU has banned all Nepali airlines from operating in the bloc’s airspace since 2013.

2023/01/17 | Voice of America

Why South Korea’s President Is Talking About Nuclear Weapons

Yoon could be using the issue to send a tough message to North Korea, but it could be counterproductive, analysts say.

2022/09/16 | 廣編企劃

Wistron AiEdge Corporation Launches ZigNeurons, ZigFleet, and ZigRail, a Suite of AI-Powered Intelligent Mobility Solutions

The Mobility Solutions are focused on optimizing profitability & efficiency while lessening emissions impact of fleet and railway operations.

2023/01/16 | Nicholas Haggerty

Jeanne Ten’s Long Struggle for Accountability in Singapore

Jeanne Ten was presented with an ultimatum: accept a report whitewashing her professor’s academic misconduct, or be denied her master’s degree. Her decision to fight back has cost her dearly. But she has no plans to stop, and in the process, she has revealed a lack of accountability in Singapore’s powerful institutions.

2023/01/16 | East Asia Forum

No International-backed End in Sight to the Misery in Myanmar

The most likely outcome in Myanmar is that longstanding hesitation about entanglement in a wider war will discourage foreign players from taking more aggressive, interventionist approaches.

2022/03/08 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan and India:Strategizing the Relations

India has been regarded as one of the major partner countries under Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy. From the Indian perspective, prospects of India-Taiwan relations have never been better. Immense potential in these bilateral relations needs to be developed further.

2023/01/13 | Deutsche Welle

Japan: Ex-PM Shinzo Abe Assassin Suspect Formally Indicted

Formal charges have been made against the suspected killer of ex-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The suspect was declared fit for trial after a six-month psychiatric evaluation.

2023/01/12 | Voice of America

US Lawmakers Move to Reevaluate US Policy Towards China

The special committee on China expects to hold its first hearing in early to mid-February and will comprise a bipartisan group of lawmakers.

2022/02/16 | 廣編企劃

Phihong Technology Selected to Support Shell Groups Global EV Charging Expansion

Phihong Technology, a global supplier of power products and EV charging stations, has been selected by Shell, one of the world's largest oil and gas companies, to support their continued expansion into the global EV charging market.

2023/01/11 | East Asia Forum

Ukraine Crisis Doesn’t Herald a New Era for Refugee Rights in Japan

Japan’s focus on limiting the number of long-term sojourners severely limits the protection available to refugees, with an emphasis on controlling numbers seeming to dominate decision-making.

2023/01/10 | The Interpreter

The Korean Peninsula: Why 2023 Will Not Be Like 2017

With Pyongyang provoking with purpose, the temperament of the White House will determine whether there will be a a repeat of the 2017 days of “fire and fury.”

2021/10/07 |

New Southbound Policy: The Role of the Yushan Forum

Yushan Forum fills a critical gap in generating fresh foreign policy ideas and implementing the same, and thereby serves as a strategic platform to get a wholesome perspective from the New Southbound Policy countries.

2023/01/07 | Voice of America

Thailand Welcomes Tourism, Economic Progress, Looks Ahead to 2023 Elections

Experts say the elections could promote further economic growth and create stability for the kingdom.

2023/01/06 | Deutsche Welle

China: Zhang Zhan’s Prison Letter Offers Hope and Fear

The rare insight into prison life comes over two years after the citizen journalist was handed a four-year sentence. She was imprisoned after covering the Covid-19 lockdown in the Chinese city of Wuhan in early 2020.

2021/06/25 |

An assessment from TAEF: Five Years of the New Southbound Policy

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy is more than an economy-oriented strategy and shapes Taiwan’s Asia policy. TAEF suggests that the government is supposed to enhance its internal and external communications for making the policy more comprehensive and effective.

2023/01/05 | Global Voices

Beijing Empowers Hong Kong Chief Executive To Direct Local Courts on National Security-related Trials

The immediate effect is that Jimmy Lai would lose his right to hire an overseas lawyer to defend against foreign collusion charges, which could lead to a maximum life sentence.

2023/01/03 | Voice of America

Trolling of Female Asian Journalists on Rise as Beijing Seeks to Discredit Media

In the eyes of the Beijing, it’s viewed as especially unforgivable if women are perceived as betraying China, a journalist says.