The Interpreter
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The Interpreter is published by the Lowy Institute, an independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Sydney. It publishes daily commentary and analysis on international events.
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2018/12/14 | The Interpreter
The Role of US Christian Conservatives in Taiwan's LGBT Referendum Defeats
Opponents of same-sex marriage studied a playbook provided by more experienced US church groups in how to counter pro-LGBT rights activism.
2018/11/21 | The Interpreter
MYANMAR: Press Freedom Crumples amid Support for Dubious Foreign Reports
The Myanmar government's endorsement of a US 'anti-Rohingya supporter' marks a new low in the country's press freedom.
2018/11/15 | The Interpreter
How to Measure Happiness, Lessons from China and Taiwan
Taiwan brings the happy while China's smiles wane despite economic expansion.
2018/11/07 | The Interpreter
How YouTubers Are Protecting Cantonese & Other Dialects From the CCP
They didn't set out to do it, but young people in Hong Kong and China have erected a formidable line of defense against Beijing's efforts to drown out dialects in favor of Mandarin.
2018/11/02 | The Interpreter
SINGAPORE: 1 Week, 6 Executions, No Political Will for Change
On Oct. 26, Singapore executed Malaysian citizen Prabu N. Pathmanathan despite protests from the Malaysian government.
2018/10/19 | The Interpreter
OPINION: Hong Kongers Giving Up as Housing Breaks the Camel's Back
Hong Kongers are talking about emigrating as it becomes increasingly clear there is nothing 'special' about this administrative region of the PRC.
2018/10/16 | The Interpreter
China's CGTN Public Broadcaster Is Hungry for Australian Viewership
Can the China Global Television Network, a reboot of CCTV, compete with BBC and CNN?
2018/10/10 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Beijing's Taiwan Squeeze Offers a Blueprint for the China Century
China's creeping interference in Taiwan's democracy reflects changing currents in Indo-Pacific geopolitics.
2018/09/22 | The Interpreter
MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi Presides Over a Media Blackout
Protests broke out in Yangon last Sunday, days after Suu Kyi publicly defended the seven-year prison sentences handed down to journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo.
2018/09/21 | The Interpreter
The End of the Jack Ma Era Marks a Changing China
The end of Jack Ma's tenure as Alibaba's chairman reflects a need for a different kind of leadership in the Xi Jinping era.