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Internet Censorship is Part of South Korea’s Democracy Package
Democracy does not automatically lead to the absence of censorship. South Korea, for example, is tightening its internet freedom and censoring "harmful" content.
2019/07/24 | CJ Sheu
FILM REVIEW: 'Nina Wu' Brings Taiwan into the #MeToo Era
Nina Wu (灼人秘密) is the first Taiwanese film to stir conversations around the #MeToo movement.
2019/07/23 | The Conversation
Why Does the U.S. Sentence People to 400 Years in Prison?
What's the point in giving out prison sentences of 400+ years if no one can live that long?
2019/07/23 | Op-Ed
OPINION: Fund Taiwan's Partial Basic Income Proposal with Tax Reforms
Can we fund a universal basic income policy by increasing some of the unusually low tax rates in Taiwan?
2019/07/23 | Cat Thomas
Taiwan's Journey to Same-Sex Marriage Inspires 24-Year-Old to Film Her First Documentary
Taiwan's same-sex marriage documentary taipeilove* was screened in Berlin during Pride month to a packed-out cinema – now, audiences will have the opportunity to catch it in Taipei and Kaohsiung.
2019/07/22 | 破土 New Bloom
Hong Kong Triads Have Replaced the Police as Law Enforcement
The Hong Kong police have outsourced its law enforcement duties to pro-Beijing triads, leaving public safety at risk.
2019/07/20 | Michael Beltran
Family Threatened With Eviction to Protest at Duterte's Annual National Address
Poverty does not stop protesters from expressing their anger against President Rodrigo Duterte.
2019/07/19 | David Evans
5 Innovative Taiwanese Startups You Should Know
After some years of a stagnant growth in the tech sector, Taiwanese startups are on the rise again.
2019/07/18 | Hsin Hsiao
​​OPINION: Taiwan Needs to Keep Up With the Libra Bandwagon
Facebook is on the cusp of launching its cryptocurrency Libra, and Taiwan should prepare for it.
2019/07/18 | Saigoneer
Connecting With Cities Through Urban Sketching
Louis Barnard no longer takes photos to share with his family, opting instead to share intimate urban sketches to document Vietnamese culture.
2019/07/17 | The Conversation
How Did China Manipulate the Media Narrative in the Hong Kong Protests?
China creates its worldview with intricate layers of propaganda at different levels, with different tactics.
2019/07/17 | Olivia Han
Will We See More Taiwanese Faces in K-Pop?
What's more attractive to young Taiwanese music talents - South Korea or Taiwan?
2019/07/16 | CJ Sheu
FILM REVIEW: 'The Missing Body Episode 1' and the Future of Taiwanese VR Cinema
A review of the VR film The Missing Body Episode 1, featured in the 2019 Taipei Film Festival.
2019/07/16 | The Interpreter
India's Ongoing Water Crisis Impacts 600 Million People
Indian cities are forced to truck in drinking water, farms are failing, and the situation grows more desperate.
2019/07/15 | 破土 New Bloom
Han Kuo-Yu Wins KMT Presidential Primary by a Large Margin
Han Kuo-yu wins the KMT presidential primary by 44% - he will be running up against Tsai Ing-wen in Taiwan's 2020 election.
2019/07/15 | Mongabay
Indonesian Citizens Sue Government Over Severe Air Pollution
A group of citizens is suing the Indonesian government over the world's filthiest air quality.