Expat Outrage: Changes to Nationality Law Irk Taiwan's Foreign-born Residents
The announcement that foreigners will no longer have to renounce citizenship from their country of origin to gain Taiwanese nationality should have been a cause for celebration.
Cambodia: Towards Single Party Dictatorship?
'Cambodia’s ruling party is seeking to shore up its chances of electoral success with recent changes to the rules governing political parties,' Sorpong Peou writes.
War, Detention, Revolution: Foreigner Recounts Shanghai History
Fifty-year Shanghai resident Betty Barr on living in a World War II internment camp and publishing her mother’s diary from the era.
'Lock Them All Up': Mass Imprisonment in US and Philippines
New mass incarceration policies in both the Philippines and the United States threaten to erode years of progress, writes Sally Tyler.
Double-Edged Sword: Urbanization Brings Malnutrition and Obesity Problems to India
In India, distress migration to urban areas is creating food security problems and the urban poor is deprived of nutritious food.
Africa Offers a Point of Cooperation for Xi and Trump
Xi and Trump should explore trilateral cooperation with African governments since both parties have extensive and often complementary interests in the continent.
From Fiction to Reality: Universal Basic Income Gaining Traction in Asia
The idea is gathering global popularity after a landmark trial in India showed a basic income of as little as US$5 per month had a powerfully positive effect on health, community action and investment decisions in target communities.
Language Schools to Help Japanese Athletes Prepare for 2020 Games
'The push is aimed at overcoming concern about athletes' struggles to communicate in English during international competitions, while the schools see it as an opportunity to tap into a new market and revenue stream.'
Taiwan’s International Sporting Goods Show Missing A Trillion Dollar Market Opportunity?
While TaiSPO was once the go-to show for sports equipment buyers from around the globe, a repositioning is needed to deliver a new generation of meaningful growth for the industry.
Airbrushing Taiwan’s History: Can Japanese Colonialism Ever Be Justified?
'Amazingly,' wrote Kaori Shoji, 'Taiwan is the one country where the Japanese imperialists managed to do more good than harm.'