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2016/06/29 | Sarawak Report

The Dots Join Up: Irish Angle on Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal

Irish Angle to Malaysia's ongoing 1MDB saga confirms the PM's proxy, Jho Low, was linked to Goldman Sachs.

2016/06/29 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Dolphin Protection Activist Says Japanese Government Is 'Biggest Criminal'

Awareness of dolphin capturing and trafficking in Taiji, Japan, and around the world has been raised since the release of the Academy Award-winning documentary 'The Cove.' But have things really been improving for dolphin protection? Activist Richard O'Barry discusses the matter with The News Lens International.

2016/06/28 | Yuan-ling Liang

Expat Wants Single Women in Taiwan to Have Right to IVF

Single women are unable to receive IVF treatment in Taiwan, but an American expat is calling for a change.

2016/06/28 | Olivia Yang

Brewing A Title: Taiwan Barista Crowned World Champion

What's the key to brewing a world-class cup of coffee? One Taiwanese holds it.

2016/06/28 | Shuhei Omi

Hong Kong Proposes Ban on Ivory Trade by 2021

A new bad in Hong Kong on the ivory trade could be implemented within five years, but many are asking why that could not come sooner.

2016/06/28 | Malaysiakini

Who Is More Dangerous, Pahang Mufti or ISIS?

A mufti in Malaysia has been labelled a bigger threat to the country than ISIS.

2016/06/28 | Yuan-ling Liang

New Video Game Features Taiwan’s White Terror Era

A 'breakthrough' video game takes players into the horrors of Taiwan’s White Terror period and decades of martial law.

2016/06/28 | Suzanne Pepper

Hong Kong’s High Stakes Election: New Candidates, Old Temptations

Facing a well-organized pro-Beijing adversary who never runs for any reason other than to win, Hong Kong’s new political candidates look set to make the same mistakes as their predecessors from the pro-democracy movement.

2016/06/28 | Shuhei Omi

Philippine President-Elect Takes on Catholic Church Over Birth Control

Filipino politicians have avoided clashing with the Catholic Church in the past, but the country's president-elect doesn't seem to be too concerned.

2016/06/28 | Edward White

FEATURE: Clock Ticks as Indonesian Execution Spree Looms

Hope and Hypocrisy: Despite fighting for the freedom of hundreds of its own citizens facing the death penalty abroad, Indonesia looks set to carry out a spate of executions of foreign nationals. Can international and local activists force the populist Jokowi administration to change its course?

2016/06/27 | Bing-sheng Lee

Unions Threaten to Strike after Flight Attendants’ Success

The strike by China Airline flight attendants ended after management agreed to employee demands. Now more unions are threatening to strike.

2016/06/27 | Shuhei Omi

Taipower Warns of Energy Crisis As Taiwan Melts

Taiwan’s state-run power company says it is experiencing an energy crisis due to extremely high temperatures. But some say it’s a sham.

2016/06/27 | Bing-sheng Lee

Lu Yen-hsun Becomes Taiwan’s First ATP Players' Representative

Taiwan’s most successful male tennis player promises to devote his energies to improving players’ benefits and to pay special attention to issues regarding Asian players.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Beijing to Discuss Cross-Border Arrests with Hong Kong

Beijing agrees to talks after Hong Kong complained about booksellers' abductions.

2016/06/27 | Olivia Yang

Taiwan Marines Hang Dog and Film the Act, Sparking Outrage

A video of Taiwan military personnel abusing a dog to death has gone viral on the Internet and sparked an investigation.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Activists Seek Answers as China Detains Bloggers

Human rights activists call for answers as bloggers who exposed protests in China go missing.

2016/06/27 | Tao Tao Holmes

Secret Missionaries and Smuggled Bibles: China's Religious Boom

Is China’s changing religious landscape a “spiritual crisis,” as some have said, or a spiritual miracle? 

2016/06/27 | J. Michael Cole

Taiwanese LGBT Group Shines in New York

Renting their own float, a group of Taiwanese students in the Big Apple invited the world to visit Taiwan to experience the largest gay pride parade in Asia.