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2019/11/29 | Mongabay

South Korea Exports Pollution By Funding Overseas Coal Plants

South Korea is the third biggest public investor in overseas coal plants, virtually exporting pollution to Southeast Asian countries and reaping the financial rewards from the investments.

2019/11/29 | The Interpreter

Brilliant Time: Bridging the Cultural Gap Between Taiwan and Southeast Asia

A bookstore in New Taipei City is creating a community for Southeast Asian migrant workers in Taiwan and encouraging local Taiwanese to learn about Southeast Asian cultures.

2019/11/27 | The Interpreter

Global Diplomacy Index: China Now Has the Largest Diplomatic Network

China has overtaken the U.S. with the largest diplomatic network in the 2019 Lowy Institute Global Diplomacy Index.

2019/11/27 | Deutsche Welle

India Proposes Nationwide Citizen's List, Muslims Fear Discrimination

India has proposed creating a list of all people who legally fulfill Indian citizenship requirements. Opponents fear the list could be used to target minority groups.

2019/11/25 | Daphne K. Lee

Massive Victory for Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Parties in Local Elections

After six months of protests, a record-breaking voter turnout in Hong Kong’s local elections led to a sweeping victory for the pro-democracy camp.

2019/11/22 | Deutsche Welle

Artworks by Renowned German Artists Disappear in China

Art worth hundreds of millions of dollars by renowned German artists has allegedly vanished in China, German media report. A shady case, a German art expert says.

2019/11/19 | Daphne K. Lee

China Says Hong Kong Courts Have No Authority Over Face Mask Ban's Constitutionality

China's top legislature slammed Hong Kong's High Court ruling that the anti-mask law was unconstitutional.

2019/11/18 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong Police Raid University After All-Night Siege

After a two-day standoff, police have stormed into a major university campus as protesters fought back with gasoline bombs and bows and arrows. Fires can be seen raging inside and outside the school.

2019/11/13 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong on 'Brink of Total Breakdown'

Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place.

2019/11/11 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong Police Shoot Man During Morning Protests

Chaos erupted in Hong Kong when security forces cracked down on an early morning protest. Footage showed a police officer shooting a protester at close range. The man is now in critical condition.

2019/11/07 | Mongabay

How Researchers Located Pygmy Seahorses in Taiwan via Social Media

A few marine biologists hunted for pygmy seahorses in Taiwan via Facebook and Instagram, and discovered that Taiwan is one of the world’s pygmy seahorse diversity hotspots.

2019/11/06 | Deutsche Welle

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Junius Ho Stabbed in Hong Kong

A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Footage showed the perpetrator brandishing a large knife and thrusting it at the lawmaker's chest.

2019/11/01 | Rik Glauert

Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Yet to Fulfill Marriage Equality

Although Taiwan has legalized same-sex marriage in May, transnational couples are still fighting for marriage equality.