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2018/11/07 | The Interpreter

How YouTubers Are Protecting Cantonese & Other Dialects From the CCP

They didn't set out to do it, but young people in Hong Kong and China have erected a formidable line of defense against Beijing's efforts to drown out dialects in favor of Mandarin.

2018/11/06 | Asia Dialogue

Taiwan's East Coast 'Tilting Trains' Have Always Faced Operational Challenges

The TRA retains an excellent safety record, but the recent Yilan derailment should motivate it to reevaluate some longstanding issues along its east coast rail network.

2018/11/05 | Nick Aspinwall

Migrant Workers Criticize Labor Ministry's Failure to Ban On-Site Factory Dorms

The Ministry of Labor wants to deduct employer hiring quotas by five for every worker who dies due to negligence, and by one for every injured worker.

2018/11/05 | Global Voices

After Fan Bingbing & Meng Hongwei, Nobody Is Safe in Xi Jinping's China

Both the starlet and the cop are victims of Xi's newest repression tactic: liuzhi, or retention in custody.

2018/11/02 | The Interpreter

SINGAPORE: 1 Week, 6 Executions, No Political Will for Change

On Oct. 26, Singapore executed Malaysian citizen Prabu N. Pathmanathan despite protests from the Malaysian government.