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Nick Aspinwall

Nick Aspinwall is a journalist based in Taipei. He is a news editor at The News Lens International, a Taipei-based online media startup. He reports on migration, the environment, labor rights, and the human consequences of cross-strait politics. Follow him on Twitter @Nick1Aspinwall

What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
November 13, 2018
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
The vote is set to serve as a referendum on Tsai Ing-wen’s anti-China stance. Challengers are picking up steam.
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
November 06, 2018
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
With contradictory referendums set to hit November ballots, LGBTQ advocates are critical of President Tsai for not acting sooner.
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
Taiwan: The Frontline of the Disinformation Wars
November 01, 2018
Taiwan: The Frontline of the Disinformation Wars
Shaken by a recent viral falsehood, Taiwan’s online ecosystem is repairing its democratic defense mechanisms.
Taiwan: The Frontline of the Disinformation Wars
6 Km From China, Taiwan's Kinmen Charts Its Own Path
September 04, 2018
6 Km From China, Taiwan's Kinmen Charts Its Own Path
As Taiwan pushes to distance itself from China, Kinmen Island wants to build a bridge to Xiamen and “become a peninsula.”
6 Km From China, Taiwan's Kinmen Charts Its Own Path
Taiwan's Silent Forest Wars
July 18, 2018
Taiwan's Silent Forest Wars
The fight to save Taiwan's endangered trees is ensnaring migrant workers – but at the expense of the real criminals?
Taiwan's Silent Forest Wars
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