As confirmed cases of coronavirus dip in Australia, the prospect of relocating overseas is once again at the forefront of people’s minds. Whilst many immigration procedures can be intimidating and convoluted, the Taiwanese Government’s Gold Card Visa program is designed to streamline the process and entice people… Read More
When Mailie Ross enrolled in the Hindi language program at La Trobe University, she was hoping to connect with her partner’s Indian heritage and help pass that culture on to her 15-month-old daughter. But following the university’s proposal to scrap their Hindi, Indonesian and Greek… Read More
Tik Tok can no longer be shrugged off as an internet fad, the ‘creative platform has enjoyed a meteoric rise, with one crucial element making it stand out from other socials – music. In this third episode of The Kicker Podcast, reporters Oliver Lees and… Read More
Amy Yang always wanted to travel outside of China, but she didn’t expect her life to change as much as it did. Having now completed her studies, the 27-year-old owns her own accessory business and says her current life, living with her girlfriend in Melbourne’s… Read More
Same-sex marriage has become a symbol of progress for the LGBT community. But so far, Taiwan is the only Asian nation to achieve that milestone. Oliver Lees reports on the small island nation that has been able to orchestrate progress.
Following an unprecedented outpouring of two million people on to the streets of Hong Kong, chief executive Carrie Lam has announced the suspension of the planned extradition bill — a document that would allow the Chinese government to extradite individuals to the mainland at their… Read More
Around the world, water scarcity is increasingly changing the face of conflict. Beyond its being essential to human survival – one can only live a few days without consumption – water is also required for basic hygiene and agricultural production. In 2013, the Global Water… Read More
I had only the frigid Beijing air and my large suitcase for company as I waited for the 7.30 train to Chongqing. 30 hours and over 1,800 kilometres separate Beijing from Chongqing via the slow train. Of course, I was well aware of the direct… Read More