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2018/10/14 | Global Voices
Japanese TV Show Slammed for Exploiting Migrant Deportations as Entertainment
The reality show, officially promoted by Japan's Immigration Bureau, is being labeled an 'international embarrassment.'
2018/06/30 | Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan's New Southbound Push Risks Duterte Drug War Complicity
A Filipino fugitive awaits deportation in Taipei on drug charges, illustrating how the Tsai administration's New Southbound Policy’s fails to consider human rights.
2017/11/01 | Toshihiro Menju
Immigration Can Solve Japan's Population Problem
For the sake of a brighter future, Japan must start a national debate on accepting immigrants and the government should adopt more proactive approaches.
2017/09/20 | Khin Zaw Win
Myanmar Must Accept Responsibility for Rohingya alongside Openness to Diversity
With no end in sight to the plight of the Rohyinga Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh, and an underwhelming response from de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the clock is ticking for Myanmar to accept historical responsibility and open its arms to multiculturalism.
2017/09/15 | Ketagalan Media
Does Taiwan Really Need More Foreigners?
Taiwan needs new talent but Taiwanese people’s inability to market the country effectively is hampering its ability to attract the right people.
2017/08/30 | Ma Te
Orthodox Churches, Unorthodox Histories in China’s Far Northeast
In icy Harbin, a smattering of crumbling onion domes unmasks the city’s past life as a melting pot of European, Russian and Chinese culture.
Titanic’s Chinese Survivors Resurface
Six Chinese passengers survived the sinking of the Titanic. All were deported upon arrival in New York.
2017/06/12 | Morley J Weston
INFOGRAPHIC: There are More Foreign Women than Men in Taiwan
Taiwan has more foreign women than men, but this is not equal among the nations.
2017/06/04 | Guy Aitchison
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Ethics and Politics of Immigration'
Alex Sager brings together contributors to examine debates within political philosophy and theory regarding the laws, policies, and practices governing immigration.
2017/05/19 | Shannon Lin
Blending In or Standing Out: Immigration and the ‘Cultural Quality’ Problem in Taiwan
Are the dazzling traditional gowns and tours in native languages just a weak attempt to distract Taiwan’s newest arrivals from institutionalized discrimination?
2017/03/18 | Alex Sager
BOOK REVIEW: 'Theory of the Border'
In 'Theory of the Border,' Thomas Nail looks at the constitutive role played by different types of border regimes – fences, walls, cells and checkpoints – in constructing societies across history as part of his broader ‘kinopolitics’ centred on movement, with focus on the Mexico-US border.
2017/02/19 | Steven Crook
South Taiwan’s Hakka Strongholds (Part 2)
Taiwan’s southern half is a stronghold of Taiwanese Holo culture, and it’s where you will find the ancient former capital, Tainan, as well as Kaohsiung. At the same time, the south has intriguing pockets of Hakka culture and tradition waiting to be explored.
2017/02/08 | Steven Crook
South Taiwan’s Hakka Strongholds (Part One)
Taiwan’s southern half is a stronghold of Taiwanese Holo culture, and it’s where you will find the ancient former capital, Tainan, as well as Kaohsiung. At the same time, the south has intriguing pockets of Hakka culture and tradition waiting to be explored.
2016/11/23 | Edward White
Support for Proposed Law Change for Foreigners in Taiwan
KMT legislator's plan includes allowing dual citizenship, extending residency granted to a foreigner to their spouse and children and relaxing rules for companies hiring foreigners.
2016/09/02 | Hsu Chia-yu
Muslim Leader Brings Succor to Taiwan’s ‘Stateless’ Children
‘Stateless’ children of Muslim mothers face a tough start in life in Taiwan. But one man is doing what he can to help them and their mothers. And so far he has done that without any government assistance.