Current AffairsNewsmakers

Newsmakers explores the people behind the headlines. Get to know more about Taiwan's - and the world's - most prominent figures. Tune in to this short feature as we present the background and stories behind these newsworthy personalities.

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17 April, 2021

Taiwanese-American director Ang Lee has been honored with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Fellowship. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lee received the honor at a virtual ceremony on Monday. English actor Hugh Grant presented him with the award, which is the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA upon an individual in recognition of outstanding contribution to film. 

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10 April, 2021

Taiwanese-American director Ang Lee will be honored with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Fellowship this coming Sunday. It is the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA upon an individual in recognition of outstanding contribution to film. 

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03 April, 2021

Over the past two years, there has been controversy over the authenticity of President Tsai Ing-wen’s Ph.D. degree and dissertation. That’s despite the fact that the London School of Economics (LSE) has confirmed the authenticity of both on its official website. Tsai received a doctorate from LSE in 1984. Her dissertation topic was unfair trade practices and safeguarding actions.

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27 March, 2021

Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che, who has been in a Chinese prison for nearly four years, has been in the news over the past week. On Monday, Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chiu Tai-san urged China to let Lee’s wife to contact him as only Lee’s mother has been allowed to correspond with him.

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20 March, 2021

Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che, who has been in a Chinese prison for nearly four years, has been in the news over the past week. To mark the fourth anniversary of his arrest on March 19, several civic groups, including the Taiwan Association for Human Rights and the Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan, urged China to resume his family’s visitation rights.

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