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2017/05/04 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Taiwan's Richest Man 'Forgets' Meeting Trump

The visit has once again sparked speculation in Taiwan over whether the tech mogul would run for the Taiwan presidency in 2020.

2017/05/04 | Morley J Weston

INFOGRAPHIC: Southeast Asia’s Electricity Paradox

Lights Out: Several countries in the region are exporting electricity before supplying it to their own people.

2017/05/03 | Oiwan Lam

High-Profile Chinese Blogger Arrested for Online Comments, After Years of Police Harassment

Well-known Chinese blogger and Twitter commenter Wu Bin (吳斌) (@xuicai1911 @秀才江湖) was arrested by Shenzhen national security police on April 27 for making online comments.

2017/05/03 | Scott N. Romaniuk & Shih-Yueh Yang

Terrorism and Counterterrorism in China: The Other 'War on Terror'

The Chinese Communist Party comprehensive counterterrorism law that came into effect at the turn of 2016 brought with it waves of criticism from human rights activists, proponents of fundamental rights and freedoms, and liberal states around the world.

2017/05/02 | The Japan Times

A Troubling Election in Jakarta

Anies Baswedan must find a way to tack back to the center and govern as a traditional Indonesian politician.

2017/05/02 | Roy Ngerng

Pension Reform in Asia is Extremely Difficult to Get Right

[OPINION] As pension reform protesters cause major headaches for the government in Taiwan, what lessons can be drawn from Hong Kong and Singapore?