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2018/11/22 | The Conversation
OPINION: Blockchain Offers Chinese Consumers Food Safety Solace
Blockchain can help food manufacturers prevent against fraud and help those with a mind ensure that producers receive fair pay for their toil.
2018/11/21 | The Conversation
OPINION: Trump's Iran Sanctions Open Door to China in Middle East
The threat of US sanctions on Iran leaves a void that Chinese firms will be only to eager to fill.
2018/11/16 | The Conversation
Borneo Cave Paintings of Wild Cattle Emerge as World's Earliest Figurative Art
Cave paintings discovered in Malaysian Borneo in the 1990s have been revealed to be much older than first thought.
2018/10/27 | The Conversation
MALAYSIA: Inside a Failed Quest to Investigate Alleged UK Colonial Crimes
Efforts to investigate an alleged 1948 massacre at the hands of UK soldiers fizzled out at the European Court of Human Rights.
2018/10/26 | The Conversation
Here's Why Remembering Passwords Will Soon Be a Thing of the Past
Brainwave passwords are unique, revisable and unhackable.
2018/10/15 | The Conversation
EXPLAINER: How Deng Xiaoping Shaped Modern China
China's recent economic slowdown may be further vindication of Deng Xiaoping's economic foresight, writes James Laurenceson.
2018/09/23 | The Conversation
Indonesia's Rich History of Gender Diversity and Non-Binary Sexuality
They are considered binary in modern mainstream culture, but gender and sexual diversity in Indonesia have a history that predates Western influence.
2018/08/24 | The Conversation
ANALYSIS: Governance Key to Mitigating Environmental Risk of China Trade
Strong governance can shield the developing world from the environmental risks associated with fueling China's economy.
2018/08/17 | The Conversation
OPINION: Rohingya Refugees Remain Trapped in Catastrophe
One year after the outbreak of the crisis the Rohingya are no closer to a resolution.
2018/08/09 | The Conversation
The Shattering Human Cost of the Philippines' War on Drugs
Under President Duterte, drug enforcement and attacks on environmental and indigenous defenders shake families and leave even the innocent fearing for their lives.
2018/08/09 | The Conversation
Lombok's Earthquakes Explained
Lombok is particularly vulnerable to earthquakes and tsunamis.
2018/08/08 | The Conversation
PAKISTAN: Can Newly Elected PM Imran Khan Deliver on His Promises?
Pakistan, a South Asian nuclear state and a key Belt and Road puzzle piece for China, welcomes a new leader. He may have to learn to compromise with his former rivals.
2018/08/01 | The Conversation
OPINION: It's Time to End the 'Fake News' Era
The term has a myriad different interpretations and we would be better off abandoning it.