Brian Hioe

Datan Gas Terminal Development Proves Another Issue the DPP and KMT Have Traded Places On

Construction plans for the No. 3 liquified gas terminal by the Central Petroleum Company near the coast of the Datan Borough, which is located in the Guanyin District of Taoyuan, has led environmental groups to call for a national referendum on the issue. But what has provoked a number of strong reactions among environmental groups in recent days is that the KMT has jumped onto supporting the referendum proposal...
Brian Hioe

Brian Hioe

Brian Hioe is one of the founding editors of New Bloom. He is a freelance writer on social movements and politics, as well as a translator. A New York native and Taiwanese-American, he has an MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and graduated from New York University with majors in History, East Asian Studies, and English Literature. He was Democracy and Human Rights Service Fellow at the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy from 2017 to 2018.

丘琦欣,創建破土的編輯之一,專於撰寫社會運動和政治的自由作家偶而亦從事翻譯工作。他自哥倫比亞大學畢業,是亞洲語言及文化科系的碩士,同時擁有紐約大學的歷史,東亞研究及英文文學三項學士學位。