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The Problem of Taiwan’s Libel Laws – How to avoid being sued and understanding the law

Taiwan’s democracy, civil society, and all round freedoms are something to be proud of. But, there is one problem, freedom of speech isn’t so free. In Taiwan, defamation and public humiliation is, incredibly, a criminal offense under Article 310 of the Criminal Code. You might be thinking, “what’s the big deal about Taiwan’s libel law then?”, well, […]

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Research Papers

#2 Demographics in Taiwan: Southeast Asians in 2017

Well, here is another look at demographics in Taiwan for foreign nationals, dealing with Southeast Asians. The majority of foreign nationals in Taiwan are unsurprisingly Southeast Asians, with most of them coming from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Southeast Asians: Form the Majority of Foreign Nationals They form 93.3% (674,626) of the total […]

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