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Exiled Lawyer Warns of “Long Arm” of Chinese Government Influence

Exiled Chinese human rights lawyer and activist Teng Biao is calling attention to the “long arm” of China’s global influence operations, which have led to increasing self-censorship on the part of Western companies and other institutions seeking access to the Chinese market. Edward...

Tennis: Federer beats Kyrgios to regain number one spot

REUTERS: Roger Federer will be back as world number one in the new rankings next week after coming from behind to beat Nick Kyrgios 6-7(2) 6-2 7-6(5) in the semi-finals of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart. The 36-year-old Swiss will play Canada's Milos Raonic in Sunday's final. Federer, who has ....

Ma Ying-jeou government under fire again

As time moves forward, Ma's administration moves backwardA group of 39 observers of Taiwanese politics from around the world -- many of whom were part of an earlier series of open letters on the erosion of justice in Taiwan under the Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) government -- is in the news yet again. T...

What’s wrong with Taiwan’s current electoral system

A lesson for Taiwan's swing voters about the importance of legislative electionsMany people in Taiwan believe that as long as they have right to vote, then they live in a democratic society. Few people would further examine whether they are actually able to go to the polls under fair rules. Fair rul...