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2018/03/29 | The China Policy Institute

China Is Ensnared in an Energy Security Dilemma

China's faces hard ethical questions regarding its energy policies.

2018/03/27 | AsiaGlobal Online

Air Conditioning Is Choking Tropical Asia

Access to cool air is a matter of class and wealth in cities like Manila.

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

2018/03/20 | The China Policy Institute

China and Russia Make Strange Arctic Bedfellows

A tentative 'Polar Silk Road' seeks to help Russia and China reinforce each other's interests in the arctic.

2018/03/19 | The Third Pole

What Can Fix the Disjointed Management of the Mekong River?

Decades of distrust between governments means that the world's 12th longest river has only the loosest management.

2018/03/16 | Nate Maynard

5 Highlights from Mapping Taiwan's Circular Economy Projects

Circular economy is something of an abstract concept, so here are five real world examples of CE projects in Taiwan.

2018/03/16 | Mongabay

Plans to Protect Indonesia's Orangutans Must Involve Business, Local Government

As a 10-year program to protect the great apes in Indonesia comes to an end, the pressure is on to enact a workable conservation plan for the decade ahead.

2018/03/15 | Jennifer Hsieh

Taiwan's Anti-Noise Pollution Movement Struggles to Be Heard

Efforts to counter noise pollution suffer from subjectivity problems and have not attracted the same level of public support as efforts to counter PM2.5.

2018/03/15 | David Green

Taiwan under Pressure over Illegal Fishing, Human Rights as EU Takes Stock

A video spotlighting Taiwan's ongoing problems with illegal fishing and human rights abuses aboard its offshore vessels could not have come at a worse time.

2018/03/09 | Shreya Dasgupta

New Maps Reveal the Extent of Global Industrial Fishing

By one measure, Taiwan was the second-largest fishing nation in the world, beaten only by China.

2018/03/08 | Damian Profeta

The South Atlantic is a Scrum of the World's Illegal Fishing Vessels

Political disunity means that waters off the coast of Argentina are a hotspot for vessels looking to catch illegal fish.

2018/03/02 | Nate Maynard

Crashing Dreams: The Problem with Sky Lanterns

If you're going to go set fire to lanterns and litter the countryside, at least use a lantern that has a sustainable design.