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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.