Blogger Amos Yee Granted Asylum in United States; Judge Slams Singapore's Persecution
The judge concluded that Yee's 2015 arrest and convictions clearly constituted past persecution on account of Yee's political opinion.
Warnings for Taiwanese after Beijing’s Latest Removals of Taiwan Affairs Officials
'The CCP wouldn't admit its approach to Taiwan has completely failed,' says J. Michael Cole, a senior non-resident fellow at the University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute.
ISIS Crowdsourcing ‘Lone Wolves’ Heightens Risks for Southeast Asia
With the advent of ISIS crowdsourcing, countering the organization’s expansion beyond the Middle East will be an arduous task.
INTERVIEW: Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong Goes Global
Blacklisted in much of Asia but welcomed in Washington: as the world gets to know Joshua Wong, the 20-year-old political activist just hopes to make a difference to Hong Kong.
INTERVIEW: Taiwan’s Sunflower Leader Lin Fei-Fan Ready to Take Flight
Lin Fei-fan told The News Lens he plans to leave his country later this year to advance his vision for Taiwan independence and left-wing politics.
Escort ‘Scarlet Bunnie’ Sheds Light on Singapore’s Sex Trade
'They are more concerned with making Singapore look clean; clean, as in there are no sex workers on the street, online, anywhere in sight.'
Are Apps in Asia Killing the Planet?
'Without key policy changes, the rapid growth of the internet in East Asia will likely be powered by coal and other dirty sources of electricity,' Greenpeace says.
My Party or My People? Indigenous Legislator on the Fight for Self-Determination in Taiwan
Taiwan looks set to open the door for its indigenous people to achieve some degree of autonomy. Will the rest of the population accept it?
South Africa’s ‘Stunning’ Taiwan-China Shift on Display amid Mayor Visit Furor
The visit of a South African mayor to Taiwan has been slammed in South Africa. What does the fallout say about South Africa’s reliance on China and ultimate abandonment of its one-time ally?
Chinese Bloggers Who Exposed Thousands of Protests Remain in Detention, No Trial
Two Chinese bloggers who detailed thousands of public protests await formal charges six months after being detained. There have also been reports of torture.