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2019/07/11 | Op-Ed
Why Become a YouTuber? Our Children Think It's Easy Money
If your children aspire to become a YouTuber, do they have what it takes to be successful?
2019/07/10 | 破土 New Bloom
Environmental Protests in Wuhan Stalled a Local Waste Incinerator Proposal
A large environmental protest broke out in China and put a controversial proposal on hold.
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.
2019/07/04 | Taiwan Insight
How Can Taiwan's Pop Music Enter the Global Market?
How can Taiwan step up its game in promoting local pop music overseas?
2019/06/28 | Michael Beltran
Not so Strong Man: Duterte Buckles Under Chinese Pressure Amid Maritime Row
Officials in the Philippines initially came on strong demanding China be sanctioned for an incident at Recto Bank, while Duterte kept his lips sealed. Days later Duterte finally dismissed the whole thing as 'a little maritime accident' and the administration fell in line, much to the ire of citizens. But — asks Michael Beltran — who is pulling whose strings here?
2019/06/27 | Taiwan Insight
Rap for the Machine: How the CCP Co-Opted Chinese Rap
Chinese Rap artists, such as CD Rev, are aligning their songs with the views of the CCP in terms of their Taiwan and Xinjiang narratives in return for access to the tools that will bring their groups wild success within the PRC.
2019/06/26 | William Yang
"My Hope Has Been Reignited" – Hong Kong's Youth Reflect on Protests
Following weeks of record-breaking turnouts at anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong, one protest ended with thousands of protesters throwing eggs at the police headquarters while drawing graffiti on the walls as the government continued to ignore their demands. William Yang was on the ground in Hong Kong speaking to protesters as 2 million took to the streets.
2019/06/25 |
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.
2019/06/25 | Milo Hsieh
Is 2019 the Breakthrough Year for U.S.-Taiwan Relations?
After forty years of the Taiwan Relations Act, as both parties are presented with an increasingly aggressive China, Milo Hsieh argues it's time for a new chapter in relations between the U.S. and Taiwan.