Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Taiwan. Follow Angela on Twitter @angela818.

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Signal to China

International | Voters fearful of Beijing’s growing authoritarianism reelect Taiwan’s president
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 1/13/20, 01:32 pm

At Nanmen Elementary School in Taipei, young and old lined up Saturday to cast their ballots inside classrooms with ID cards and personalized chops (or stamps) in hand. Outside in the schoolyard, 62-year-old Chiu Yueh-fang and her two daughters sat on a bench waiting for her husband to finish voting. They voted for incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen because they believed she would protect Taiwan from China’s encroachment. 

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Sharing spaces in ‘God’s tribe’

Religion | A communal mountain tribe in Taiwan is attracting tourists while showcasing its indigenous heritage and Christian faith
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 5/09/19, 01:23 pm

As a child growing up in the Smangus tribe 5,000 feet high in the verdant mountains of northern Taiwan, Yuraw Icyang remembers life being extremely difficult, yet filled with evidences of God’s grace. Lacking electricity, phone lines, or a road, the Smangus tribespeople during the 1970s lived a simple agrarian life growing mushrooms, millet, and sweet potatoes.

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Cambodian casinoville

Cities | Chinese wealth is transforming the formerly sleepy beach town of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, into a tourist and gambling hot spot—and many locals aren’t happy about it
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 3/14/19, 02:52 pm

Second in a series on changing cities

Walking along the long narrow stretch of Ochheuteal Beach on the Cambodian coast of Sihanoukville is like walking between two worlds. On one side, a small boy runs gleefully into the waves as the golden sun dips down to the ocean, the sky awash in purples and pinks. On the other, trash piles up on construction sites as the skeletons of buildings and tower cranes stretch to the sky.

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