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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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2019/03/18 | The Interpreter
Solomon Islands May Be Considering a Diplomatic Switch From Taiwan to China
Prime Minister Rick Hou’s political party has said it will review Solomon Islands relations with Taiwan if elected, raising the possibility of a switch to China.
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.
2019/01/28 | The Interpreter
China's 'Dark Fishing Fleets' Cast a Black Shadow Over the South China Sea
The 'maritime militia' narrative is being overemphasized at the expense of very real problems, writes Zhang Hongzhou.
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.
2018/11/07 | 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.
2019/03/27 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Bringing Transitional Justice to the Youth of Cambodia
Cambodia's young people are connecting digitally to the history of the murderous Khmer Rouge.
2019/01/10 | The Interpreter
Tsai Ing-wen's Battle to Quell DPP Factionalism Is Not Over Yet
Despite the ascendance of Tsai ally Cho Jung-tai to DPP chair, the president still presides over a house divided.
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.
2018/11/15 | The Interpreter
How to Measure Happiness, Lessons from China and Taiwan
Taiwan brings the happy while China's smiles wane despite economic expansion.