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2018/06/19 | Siok Hui Leong
Nurturing ‘Seedlings’, the Story of Alternative Education in Taiwan
A 24-year-old experimental school in Taipei exemplifies Taiwan’s role as a leading advocate of alternative education.
2018/06/19 | TIME
Trump Escalates Tit for Tat Tariff War with China
The Trump administration shows no signs of tamping down the rhetoric on China's unfair trade practices.
Taiwan's 2025 Energy Goals Demand an 'Energy 'Czar'
Taiwan's desire to abandon nuclear and cultivate renewables demands a dedicated body, according to AmCham Taipei.
2018/06/18 | Policy Forum
Korean Summitry Spurs Moon's Minjoo Party to Electoral Success
Moon Jae-in’s Minjoo party rode overwhelming public approval and turnout to a strong electoral victory that has left the country’s opposition parties reeling.
2018/06/17 | Leora Joy
Taipei and the Tactics of Everyday Life
Creative resistance allows residents to make their cities work for them in surprising ways.
2018/06/15 | Mongabay
Ever Heard of Thorium? It's the Nuclear Fuel Even Indonesia Is Considering
A little known yet arguably safer and more plentiful nuclear fuel, thorium, is making a comeback in traditionally anti-nuclear Indonesia.
2018/06/15 | Atlas Obscura
From Nazis to Noodles: How Shanghai Welcomed WWII's Jewish Refugees
Shanghai's Hongkou was one of the few places in the world to throw open its doors to Jews fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany.
2018/06/15 | Saigoneer
Walking the '60s Aisles of Saigon's First Ever Supermarket
The opening in 1967 attracted the cream of Saigon society.
2018/06/15 | East Asia Forum
Malaysia Takes Stock of Government-linked 'Monster' Companies
Malaysia is to first assess the role GLCs should play before undertaking reform.
2018/06/15 | Big Lychee
Mainland Hijacks Hong Kong with High-Speed Lawmaking
The approval of the 'express' rail link plan sets a number of ominous precedents in extending mainland influence over Hong Kong.
2018/06/15 | TIME
Flush from Singapore Success, Trump OKs $35-55 Bln Tariffs on Chinese Imports
After his foreign policy foray in Asia, Trump is returning to his core message of economic nationalism.
2018/06/14 | Michael Beltran
A Gospel for the Barrios: The Philippines' Unshakable Sister Patricia Fox
The Australian nun's story of state-led persecution at the hands of the president himself throws into sharp relief what it means to be a missionary and a Filipino.