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2018/12/07 | Kate Nicholson

Golden Pin 2018: Global Influencers Say Sustainable Design Is Key to Success

At Taiwan's annual Golden Pin Design Award forum, four renowned designers offered a checklist for using design to build sustainable societies.

2017/04/18 | ZiQing Low

Chinese Asylum Seeker Now in Taiwan Immigration Custody

Taiwan's National Immigration Agency told The News Lens it has Zhang Xiangzhong in custody.

2017/04/17 | ZiQing Low

Chinese Activist Surfaces in Taipei, Told He May Face Uphill Battle for Asylum

The Chinese activist who fled a tour group last week may face a tough time to gain asylum in Taiwan, a local NGO has warned.

2017/03/29 | Kirsten Han

Singapore Establishment Licks its Wounds after US Court says Amos Yee Persecuted for Political Views

‘Allowing immunity for hate speech only encourages the undermining of values in a functional democracy,’ said the head of the Law Society of Singapore.

2017/03/25 | Edward White

Blogger Amos Yee Granted Asylum in United States; Judge Slams Singapore's Persecution

The judge concluded that Yee's 2015 arrest and convictions clearly constituted past persecution on account of Yee's political opinion.

2016/12/24 | Kirsten Han

BREAKING: Singaporean Blogger Detained Seeking Asylum in United States

Teen blogger Amos Yee made headlines again and again with two convictions for wounding religious feelings in two years in Singapore. Now, he's spending Christmas in an adult correctional facility while seeking asylum in the U.S.

2016/11/16 | Kyodo News

Asylum Seekers Trapped in Limbo as Japan Keeps Door Closed

Many of refugees denied refugee status as Japan's law does not include war refugees under its interpretation of the U.N. Refugee Convention.

2016/08/22 | Jessie Yang

Beyond the Lens of Innocence: The Lives of Refugees in Hong Kong

One Zimbabwean man's quest to help refugees as they try to rebuild their lives in the bustling Asian metropolis.