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The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative is an interactive, regularly-updated source for information, analysis, and policy exchange on maritime security issues in Asia. It was launched by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Did Duterte Give Up on the South China Sea Dispute?
The East Asia Forum Editorial Board
The East Asia Forum Editorial Board is comprised of Peter Drysdale, Shiro Armstrong, Ben Ascione, Amy King, Liam Gammon, Jillian Mowbray-Tsutsumi and Ben Hillman, and is located in the Crawford School of Public Policy, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University.
Vietnam Seeks US Bilateral Trade Deal amid TPP Fallout
Jules Quartly
Jules Quartly has worked for small town, big city and international media, written documentaries and been based in Asia for 17 years.
Taiwan's Road Safety Reports Mask a Worsening Record
Dai Wangyun
Dai Wangyun is a Ph.D. student at East China Normal University focusing on folk customs, body culture, and medical culture.
A Brief History of China's Great Squat Toilet Divide
Jennifer Creery
Jennifer Creery is a contributing writer for The News Lens, covering all things news and culture-related from Taipei.
REVIEW: Queer Taiwan Is a 'Heartfelt Attempt to Find Common Ground'
Frances Kitt
Frances Kitt is a Research Associate in the International Security and East Asia Programs at the Lowy Institute for International Policy. Frances received her MPhil in 2016 from the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, where her research focused on China and the Koreas. She studied Chinese language (Mandarin) and politics as an undergraduate and has also studied Mandarin at Beijing Normal University, Traditional Chinese at National Cheng Kung University, and Korean language, East Asian International Relations and Peacebuilding at Seoul National University. Previous to the Lowy Institute, Frances worked in North Korea on cultural affairs. Her core research interests include North East Asian Security, defense policy and nuclear weapons and, Chinese, North Korean and South Korean foreign policy and domestic politics.
What Can China Gain from the Korean Olympic Talks?
Bonnie Waycott
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Can the Bluefin Tuna Survive Their Popularity?
Nick Aspinwall
Nick Aspinwall is a freelance writer based in Taipei. He is currently studying journalism and international relations, with a focus on Greater China, through an online program at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. An avid traveler, he has visited more than 35 countries and continues to explore the world whenever he can.
Homelessness, Debt, Lost Memories: Hongmaogang's Cautionary Tale
Du Peipei
Du Peipei holds a Ph.D. degree in sociology from Hohai University in Nanjing.
China Is Trialing a Market-based Approach to Dealing with Illegal Structures
Brian Hioe
Brian Hioe was one of the founding editors of New Bloom, a freelance writer on social movements and politics, and an occasional translator.
Proposed Mining Act Amendment Sidesteps Environmental Laws, Indigenous Rights
Stellina Chen
Stellina Chen is an illustrator and a cartoonist with a special interest in world news.
CARTOON: Kim and Moon Dance on Thin Ice
Aim Singpeng
Aim Sinpeng is a Lecturer at the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney, and is a co-founder of the Sydney Cyber Security Network and a Thailand country coordinator for the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre. Her research focuses on the relationships between digital media, political participation and political regimes in Southeast Asia, and she has blogged extensively on this and other topics in Thai and Southeast Asian politics at New Mandala. Her latest publication, on Facebook politics in Thailand, appears in Pacific Affairs.
Fake News Haunts Indonesia's Growing Online Communities
Pan Suiming
Pan Suiming is a professor emeritus and the honorary director of the Institute for Research on Sexuality and Gender at Renmin University of China in Beijing.
Here's the Skinny on China's Porn Consumption
Isaac Kfir
Isaac Kfir is the Director of the National Security Program and Head of the Counter-terrorism Policy Centre at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Isaac was an Associate Professor of International Relations at the Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University (TIU), Japan (2016-2017). Prior to that posting, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law and International Relations at Syracuse University (2009-2016) where he was also the Associate Director of the Mapping Global Insecurities Project at the Moynihan Institute for Global Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University (20014-2016). Between 2014 and 2016 he was the Co-Director of the National Security and Counterterrorism Research Centre, 2014-2016 working on foreign fighters with the UN Counterterrorism Executive Directorate on Islamic radicalization. Isaac served as a Senior Researcher, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, The Interdisciplinary Centre, Herzliya, Israel; and as an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Security Studies, Raphael Recanati International School, The Interdisciplinary Centre (IDC), Herzliya, Israel.
China Is Making Inroads in Israel as Trump Alienates Allies
Swagata Yadavar
Swagata Yadavar is principal correspondent with IndiaSpend.
India's Health System Is Unprepared for an Emerging Sexual Revolution
Adam P MacDonald
Adam P MacDonald is an independent researcher based in Halifax, Canada.
Can Myanmar Wean Itself Off North Korea?