Asia

亞細亞洲(古希臘語:Ασία;拉丁語:Asia),簡稱亞洲,面積4457.9萬平方公里,約占地球總面積的8.6%(總陸地面積的29.4%);亞洲人口約47億人,是世界總人口約61%(2019年);是七大洲中面積最大,人口最多的一個洲。 --來自 維基百科


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2017/08/09 | Shannon Lin

The Last of Taiwan's 'Blind Masseurs'

'Blind massage' was first introduced to Taiwan by the Japanese during the colonial era. More than 100 years later, signs for blind massage parlors remain a common sight in the underground malls and streets of Taiwan but the number of masseurs is declining.

2017/08/07 | Tyler Prochazka

Curing the ‘Ghost Island’: Why Taiwan Needs Basic Income

Sun Yat-sen believed that the benefits from natural resources, monopolies and property should be shared amongst all citizens. This is precisely the philosophy behind UBI, argues Tyler Prochazka.

2017/08/01 | Morley J Weston

INFOGRAPHIC: Taipei is Traffic Heaven – No, Really

Morley Weston takes a close look at Taiwan's traffic accidents and finds some surprising results.

2017/07/24 | James Chin

Here is Why Mahathir is at the Center of Malaysia’s Opposition Power Play

Mahathir represents an alternative Ketuanan Melayu leadership, rather than real political reforms.

2017/07/22 | John C. Cannon

Asia's Rhino Horn Trade is Thriving

The Elephant Action League sent undercover investigators into Vietnam, China and several other Asian countries to understand the intricate network involved in getting rhino horn from African countries into the hands of Chinese consumers.

2017/07/13 | Shannon Lin

FEATURE: Taiwanese Rediscovering their History in the Streets of Taipei

The rise of walking tours: A rejuvenated interest in Taiwan’s past is changing tourism for visitors and locals alike.

2017/07/13 | Than Tun & Trevor Wilson

Will Special Economic Zones Work for Myanmar?

Than Tun and Trevor Wilson dive into the challenges and opportunities SEZ's have for Myanmar.

2017/07/11 | Agence France-Presse

Korea's First Black Model is Facing Widespread Racism

Some mixed-race children in South Korea are bullied at school and constantly taunted as 'tuigi,' a derogatory term that literally means cross-bred animals.

2017/07/10 | Jorge Carrillo-Rodriguez

Why the UN is Abandoning Democracy in Asia

The 2017 edition of the Economic and Social Survey — ESCAP’s flagship publication — contains a chapter analyzing how governance affects development, and it is here that ESCAP parts ways with democracy.

2017/07/03 | Linh Tong

Vietnam is Churning Out 300 New Startups a Day

Vietnam has seen almost 40,000 new startups with a total registered investment of US$17 billion in the first four months of 2017 alone.

2017/06/24 | Jolyon Ford

The Role of the Consumer in Fighting Modern Slavery

Anti-slavery legislation is a good start, but if we want a future where goods are produced free of slavery it requires government, business and consumers to all be pulling in the same direction, Jolyon Ford writes.

2017/06/12 | Morris Jones

Asia is Making Strides in the Space Race

Space affects the state of a nation’s economy in the information age. It influences cyberwarfare and traditional warfare.

2017/06/02 | Agence France-Presse

Trump and Climate Science: Typhoons are Already Becoming More Intense in Asia

The intensity of typhoons battering China, Taiwan, Japan and the Korean Peninsula since 1980 has increased by 12 to 15 percent.

2017/05/25 | Jay Lin

Taiwan's Same-Sex Marriage Decision: A Personal Reflection

A Taiwan LGBT activist and same-sex marriage campaigner reflects on a day he will never forget.

2017/05/24 | Ketagalan Media

On the Verge of History: Will Taiwan Legalize Same Sex Marriage Today?

If Taiwan’s constitutional court does deem same sex marriage to be legal, not only will it become a watershed in Taiwan’s history of democracy and developing civil society, it will also have profound meaning for LGBTQ rights around the world. 

2017/05/09 | Kyle Pope

Moon Victory Imminent in South Korea

As liberal Moon Jae-in looks set to grab the South Korean presidency, Kyle Pope examines the politics that got him into pole position.