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2018/09/26 | Nick Aspinwall
INTERVIEW: The Inside Story on How Spain Bowed to China's Threats on Academic Freedom
The China-forced cancellation of a Taiwan cultural event at Spain's University of Salamanca raises concerns over the terms of China's engagement with international universities.
2018/09/25 | David Green
INTERVIEW: Fighting for Taiwanese Identity and Human Rights in Norway
Taiwanese residents in Norway are being designated as Chinese. We speak to the leader of a group of Taiwanese students who intend to protest the case in Norway and at the European Court of Human Rights.
2018/09/23 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: Among Filipinos, Duterte's China Policy Is Still a Dud
Over 80 percent of Filipinos reject the administration's policy to allow a Chinese presence in the West Philippine Sea.
2018/09/21 | 破土 New Bloom
Is China Retaliating Against Taiwan's Investigations into Its Spying?
China’s wild allegations of Taiwanese spying may be a direct response to Taiwan’s investigations of China’s own spy network.
2018/09/21 | The Interpreter
The End of the Jack Ma Era Marks a Changing China
The end of Jack Ma's tenure as Alibaba's chairman reflects a need for a different kind of leadership in the Xi Jinping era.
2018/09/20 | Eryk Smith
OPINION: In Kaohsiung, There Are Limits to the Multilingual Love
The axes are out for a politician advocating for languages other than English and Chinese to be kept out of the classroom.
2018/09/20 | Jerome Alan Cohen
'Xinjiang Initiative' Unites Scholars in Opposition to Suppression of Uyghur Identity
Scholars are rallying together to call attention to the terrible suppression of more than a million Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
2018/09/20 | chenglap
OPINION: On China, Self-Censorship and the Legalist Notion of Tact
China's use of ambiguity in international and other relations has its roots in Eastern legalism.
2018/09/17 | Taiwan Insight
ANALYSIS: After 2 Years, Any Changes in the US-China-Taiwan Relationship?
In engaging with the US, Tsai Ing-wen has stuck to the same script as previous Taiwanese leaders. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.