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2019/08/20 | CJ Sheu
FILM REVIEW: 'The Blond One' Crafts a Fleshed-Out Romance With Subtle Moments
The 2019 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival runs from 8/15 to 8/25 in Taipei and from 8/28 to 9/8 in Kaohsiung. This film review is based on a complimentary media screening.
2019/08/19 | FORTUNE
Can Hong Kong Leverage Its Special Trade Status Against China?
Hong Kong's special trading status with the U.S. serves as a bridge between China and the rest of the world. Will China lose Hong Kong's status to the ongoing protests?
2019/08/19 | Michael Beltran
55 Philippine Indigenous Schools Suspended for Alleged Rebel Activities
The philippine government has suspended 55 indigenous schools, accusing them of teaching the children to rebel against authorities.
2019/08/16 | The Interpreter
Australia to Examine Press Freedom After Police Raids on Journalists
The Australian government is reviewing press freedom protection after the police raided a journalist's home and a newsroom in June.
2019/08/16 | Allen Chen
Weak Military Training Leaves Taiwanese Draftees Unprepared for War
Taiwan’s national defense is in a weak state because of its inefficient military training program for conscripted soldiers.
2019/08/15 | CJ Sheu
FILM REVIEW: 'Postcards From London' Puts a Spin on the Prostitution of Art
The 2019 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival runs from 8/15 to 8/25 in Taipei and from 8/28 to 9/8 in Kaohsiung. This film review is based on a complimentary media screening.
2019/08/15 | TIME
Trump Suggests Beijing to 'Humanely' Resolve Hong Kong Issues
Donald Trump suggested to have a "personal meeting" with Xi Jinping to discuss how to resolve issues in Hong Kong.
2019/08/14 | TIME
Hong Kong Airport Adopts Measures to Restrict Future Protests
After a night of clashes at the Hong Kong airport, the court and the airport authority have issued measures to restrict future protests.
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.
2019/08/12 | TIME
Hongkongers Occupy Airport in a Solemn Protest Against Police Brutality
Hong Kong protesters took over the international airport to express their anger over police violence.
2019/08/12 | Daphne K. Lee
BREAKING: NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih Resigns
Following Freddy Lim's departure from the NPP and accusations against Kawlo Iyun Pacidal, NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih (邱顯智) resigned today.
2019/08/09 | Mongabay
The Hottest Summer on Record Threatens Stability of Life
World Meteorological Organization recorded the hottest June and July ever.
2019/08/09 | TIME
India Has Seized Kashmir, but Not the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris
Beyond the geopolitics, it’s hard to see how India will win the hearts and minds of ordinary Kashmiris, who woke up on August 5 to find their Internet cut off.
2019/08/08 | David Evans
OPINION: Taiwan Should Treat Huawei as a National Security Threat
Huawei's low-cost economic benefits are no longer sufficient for Taiwan to overlook the security risks it poses.
2019/08/08 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong's Civil Resilience Shines Through a 'Stargazing Night'
Hongkongers had a night off from the protests and put on a spectacular light show together.
2019/08/07 | TIME
The US-China Trade War Drives the World Toward Crisis
The intensifying U.S.-China trade war is turning into a global disaster — no one is safe from it.
2019/08/07 | Milo Hsieh
OPINION: China's Tourism Ban Shows Why Closer Economic Ties Won't Work
China banned individual travel to Taiwan since August 1 in an attempt to undermine the Taiwanese economy and influence the election, but Taiwan's tourism sector should be wary of the CCP's strategy.