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2018/01/01 | Zhang Chenyi
China's New Female Teachers Face Gender Discrimination
A shortage of male applicants for teaching positions in China is leading to discrimination against their female counterparts.
2017/10/01 | Dana Fahadi
Does Asia Have a Skin-Deep Racism Problem?
Deep down inside, do we Asians feel that white people are superior to us and other races with darker skins?
Titanic’s Chinese Survivors Resurface
Six Chinese passengers survived the sinking of the Titanic. All were deported upon arrival in New York.
2017/06/15 | Shixin Ivy Zhang
China's New Foreign Correspondents Go Into the Fray
Chinese foreign correspondents and war correspondents may be a major force and agents in China’s soft power public diplomacy. But being Chinese does not bring many benefits to practicing journalists.
2017/06/13 | Mong Palatino
'Black Isn't Beautiful' Ad Sparks Outrage in Malaysia
The 15-minute-long ad angered netizens and was quickly criticized it for promoting racism and sexism.
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.
Breaking: Taiwan Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage
Gay rights supporters in Taiwan are celebrating today after the Constitutional Court said banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
2017/04/19 | Kuan Chen
Airline’s Indigenous Name Bungle Reveals Taiwanese ‘Ignorance’
'When I go to Starbucks and order my drink with my indigenous name, the staff ask me politely if they are not sure how to pronounce my name. That’s called respect.”
2017/04/19 | Wang Lianzhang
Students Hold Anti-Gay Banner at Chinese University
Homophobic message angers LGBT students and reveals ongoing discrimination on Chinese college campuses.
2016/08/19 | Yuan-ling Liang
Underreporting, Discrimination Facilitates Spread of HIV/AIDS in Taiwan: Doctor
Following the case of a student who was expelled from a military university after he tested positive for HIV, a doctor warns that discrimination against people with AIDS has led to underreporting of the disease in Taiwan.
2016/08/17 | Hsu Chia-yu
Expelled HIV Student Wants to Return to University as Pressure on Government Mounts
'I thought of each day as a war.' Calls are mounting for the Taiwanese government to intervene in the case of a student who was expelled from a military university after he tested positive for HIV. The student just wants to complete his degree.
2016/08/16 | Edward White
Taiwan Falls Short on Religious Freedom for Domestic Workers: Report
Taiwanese authorities appear to have finally noticed that despite the protections for religious freedom enshrined in the Constitution, hundreds of thousands of domestic workers are still unable to attend religious services. Meanwhile, institutionalized discrimination remains rife in China.