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2018/01/10 | David Green
INTERVIEW: KMT Legislator Jason Hsu on Tech, Labor and the Singapore Model
As protests against Taiwan's labor laws rage outside government buildings in Taipei, KMT legislator Jason Hsu talks about a future in which technology can help solve Taiwan's public policy problems.
2017/05/23 | Ketagalan Media
A Delicate Balancing Act: President Tsai’s First Year
Sandwiched between these two clashing generations, Tsai is standing at a dividing line between Taiwan’s past and future, the 'east' of its old glory (such as being one of the four Asian tigers) and the 'west' of its new chapter in history.
2017/05/05 | Justin Hugo
The Prime Minister or The People: Just Who is Stealing Lunches in Singapore?
[OPINION] The Singapore Prime Minister’s fixation on stealing other people’s lunches has raised questions of paranoia, competitiveness, double standards and inequality in Singapore.
2017/05/02 | Justin Hugo
Pension Reform in Asia is Extremely Difficult to Get Right
[OPINION] As pension reform protesters cause major headaches for the government in Taiwan, what lessons can be drawn from Hong Kong and Singapore?
2017/04/10 | Wang Junhui
Why Welfare Is Still Better Than Work for Some of China’s Poor
Fearing their payments will stop if they earn too much, families aren’t taking the chance to be better-off.
2017/04/07 | Nyaaya
These Indian States Can Arrest You For ‘Looking Poor’
Indian state laws allow the police to round up beggars without warrant and judges to confine them in government-run institutions for long or indefinite periods.
2017/01/04 | Jeffrey Hutton
From Turning Tricks to Stomping Kickflips in Jakarta
Park life in the slums: Why the problems facing the controversial Jakarta governor could hurt the city’s skateboarding community.