Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine and a part-time editor for WORLD Digital. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Angela resides in Taipei, Taiwan. Follow her on Twitter @angela818.

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Thousands protest same-sex marriage bills in Taiwan

| Legislature decides to hold two public hearings before voting
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/18/16, 12:34 pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets in front of the Legislative Yuan on Thursday to protest a set of bills that would make Taiwan the first Asian government to recognize same-sex marriage. By the end of the evening, the protesters had gained a victory: The legislature decided to allow two public hearings before voting on the law.

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Duterte says he’s breaking up with the U.S.

Southeast Asia | The Philippine president hasn’t officially cut ties yet
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 10/21/16, 12:25 pm

As America fixated on the raucous presidential debate Wednesday, it seemed to lose one of its closest Asian allies on the other side of the globe. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his country’s economic and military “separation” from the United States and its embrace of once-enemy China.

“There are three of us against the world—China, Philippines, and Russia,” Duterte said in a speech during his four-day state trip to Beijing. “It’s the only way.” The audience of government officials and Chinese businessmen cheered at Duterte’s anti-U.S. rhetoric.

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Enforcer of the Philippines

Philippines | Filipino Christians are offering the gospel to the island nation’s drug pushers. New President Rodrigo Duterte is offering the barrel of a gun
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 9/30/16, 01:00 am

In Jayson Belleza’s country, you can find two extreme approaches to handling a drug dealer: One is to help him change his life. The other is to shoot him. Both approaches have their advocates in the Philippines, where drugs have ravaged young lives and choked the economy. But this summer it’s the shootings that have been in vogue.

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