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2017/05/14 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: Jobalaya, the Introvert-friendly Job Referral Platform

'Because of the way companies recruit people today, it’s very easy to have a skewed workforce that is mostly extroverts or promotes people who are extroverts,' says Ellie Chang, CEO and founder of Jobalaya. 'But to many people’s surprise, introverts can actually be good leaders.'

2017/05/13 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: CakeResume, Creating the Interactive Resumes of the Future

'In the internet era, you probably need more multimedia elements if you are creating an online document, which is hard to layout with Google Docs. If I can optimize CakeResume to be as stable as Google Docs, then it will be the editor of a new generation.'

2017/05/12 | TNL Staff

Life Sentence, Not Death Penalty, for ‘Random Killing’ in Taiwan

Today's decision is significant for Taiwan where human rights groups believe defendants with mental health issues have been executed because of serious flaws in the court system.

2017/05/12 | Olivia Yang

Q&A: U-GYM, The Portable Deep Massager from Taiwan

Lack of restoration and maintenance after working out can lead to serious injuries, and Taiwan startup U-GYM is aiming to help in maintaining daily health care.

2017/05/11 | Kuan Chen

Fancy a Helmet with that YouBike?

Would you miss the feeling of wind blowing through your hair as you cruise the streets of Taipei?

2017/05/09 | TIME

North Korea's Arrest of US Citizens Is 'Classic Asymmetric Warfare,' Says Expert

Two more arrests come as U.S. President Donald Trump has turned up the heat on Kim Jong Un, dispatching the USS Carl Vinson naval strike group to the Korean peninsula, and warning of a 'major, major conflict.'

2017/05/09 | ZiQing Low

Syria Aims to Win Chinese Support with Exaggerated Numbers of Uighur ISIS Fighters

Previous reports suggest about 100 Uighurs are involved in ISIS, but it is hard to verify these numbers due to strict information control in the Xinjiang.

2017/05/09 | The Third Pole

Sandmining is Destroying Asia’s Rivers

Uncontrolled and mostly illegal extraction of sand and rocks from riverbeds for construction is killing rivers across South Asia and China, and must be tightly controlled.

2017/05/08 | ZiQing Low

Philippines Claims 'Wrongful Portrayal' of Drug-Related Killings at UN Review

United Nations Human Rights Council members have raised concerns over alleged torture, extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses in the Philippines despite its delegation's claims that there are “no state-sponsored killings.”

2017/05/08 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Trump, Venezuela and the Riddle of Freeing a Taiwanese Activist from China

As the wife of a Taiwanese man detained in China travels to the U.S. and Europe to lobby the international community for support, a prominent U.S. human rights lawyer sees several reasons for optimism as to why Trump may not be so bad on human rights after all.