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2019/05/09 | Nate Maynard
What Feed-in Tariff Controversy? Why Taiwan's Wind Power Future Looks Bright
At a recent conference in Taipei, January's controversy over feed-in tariffs did not dampen a sense of optimism over Taiwan's wind energy future.
All Bets Are Off: An Overview of Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Primaries
Besides the DPP and KMT primaries, there is still a lot left at play to determine who the candidates will be in Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election.
2019/05/07 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Press Freedom Under Siege as Duterte Unveils Opposition 'Matrix'
Journalists in the Philippines are speaking out against what they call a newly intensified effort by the Duterte administration to suppress press freedom.
2019/05/07 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Rights Groups, Branded as Communists, Fight to Preserve EU Funding
Philippines rights groups allege the government is falsely branding them as communists in an effort to sever the funding they receive from the European Union.
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.
2019/05/02 | Kent Wang
OPINION: Time for Trump to Start a New Chapter of US-Taiwan Relations
The Trump administration's disregard for the rules-based world order doesn't mesh with its stated Indo-Pacific strategy. Here's how to fix that to the benefit of Taiwan.
2019/05/01 | Roy Ngerng
Singapore: A Poor Man's Country in Rich Man's Clothes
Labor Day makes for a good time to dive into why Singapore remains one of the world's most unequal countries.
2019/04/30 | Michael Beltran
Sarah Elago, the Youngest Lawmaker in the Philippines, Challenges Duterte's Boys Club
The youngest lawmaker in the 17th Congress of the Philippines is taking her party's fight for justice to the streets.
2019/04/29 | Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan and Philippines Indigenous Groups Find Solidarity in Opposing China
A delegation of Taiwanese indigenous peoples recently traveled to the Philippines, where they joined in the growing indigenous opposition to a China-funded irrigation project.
2019/04/27 | Daphne K. Lee
AIT Deems Taiwan 'Unfriendly for Innovators' Due to Uber Controversy
The American Institute in Taiwan penned a strongly worded letter opposing government plans to institute new rules which would affect Uber services in Taiwan.
2019/04/26 | Taiwan Insight
What Do Burkina Faso and eSwatini Tell Us About Taiwanese Diplomacy?
Taiwan lost one sub-Saharan African ally in 2018, but it's gripping tightly onto another.
2019/04/25 | Chen Yu-chiao
The 'Taiwan Model' of Adopting Human Rights Treaties Without UN Membership
Taiwan has earned plaudits for domesticated human rights reforms, but NGOs accuse successive administrations of failing to keep promises to do more.
2019/04/24 | Xiaochen Su
OPINION: A Lack of Language Fluency Cannot Become a Basis of Identity
The controversy surrounding Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has parallels to opposition to Taiwan's plans to become a bilingual nation by 2030.
2019/04/23 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Killing of 14 Farmers Highlights Duterte's Counterinsurgency Plans
The deaths of 14 farmers at the hands of Philippine police point to a wider counterinsurgency strategy which has struck rural communities with fear and outrage.