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2018/08/21 | David Green
UPDATE: El Salvador Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Taiwan
El Salvador becomes the third country this year to switch diplomatic recognition to China.
2018/08/20 | Policy Forum
OPINION: Differing Strategic Visions in the Indo-Pacific Cloud the Region's Future
India, Japan and the US all have different ideas about what the Indo-Pacific means, casting doubt over its future as a concept.
2018/08/17 | The Conversation
OPINION: Rohingya Refugees Remain Trapped in Catastrophe
One year after the outbreak of the crisis the Rohingya are no closer to a resolution.
2018/08/14 | Diálogo Chino
ANALYSIS: The Pros and Cons of Chinese Investment in Latin America
By extending into Latin America, China's Belt and Road is filling a vacuum for much-needed local infrastructure. However, environmental and labor concerns linger.
PHOTO ESSAY: The Last Semi-Nomadic Yak Herders of the Himalayas
The Brokpa, of the remote Monyul area of India's Arunachal Pradesh, maintain a centuries-old yak herding tradition despite the threats of climate change, Chinese control over Tibet, and the growing allure of modern life.
2018/08/12 | East Asia Forum
Chinese Real Estate Investment Shapes New Cambodian Skyline
Chinese investment is fueling a luxury housing boom that does nothing for the needs of ordinary Cambodians.
2018/08/10 | The Interpreter
OPINION: China's Soft Power Push Risks Igniting Divides in Singapore
China's efforts to conflate race and national identity could have dangerous ramifications.
2018/08/09 | The Conversation
The Shattering Human Cost of the Philippines' War on Drugs
Under President Duterte, drug enforcement and attacks on environmental and indigenous defenders shake families and leave even the innocent fearing for their lives.
2018/08/09 | East Asia Forum
OPINION: ASEAN Defense Meeting Holds Key to Rohingya Crisis
ASEAN nations have made great strides towards humanitarian cooperation in recent years.
2018/08/08 | The Conversation
PAKISTAN: Can Newly Elected PM Imran Khan Deliver on His Promises?
Pakistan, a South Asian nuclear state and a key Belt and Road puzzle piece for China, welcomes a new leader. He may have to learn to compromise with his former rivals.
2018/08/07 | East Asia Forum
China Wants to Show the World That It's a Good Sport
China arguably won a participation trophy at the 2018 FIFA World Cup as Chinese fans and corporate sponsors stormed Russia en masse. Can the sports-crazed nation keep wielding its athletic soft power?
2018/08/06 | TIME
UPDATE: Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 98, Over 200 Injured
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok and was felt throughout neighboring Bali. Rescuers continue to search for survivors, and authorities warn the death toll could climb further.
2018/08/02 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Kazakhstan's Grand Entrance onto the World Stage
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has assertively courted Chinese and American alliances while shaking off decades of Russian influence.