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2016/09/30 | ZiQing Low
Ireland Tells Ministers to Stay Away from Taiwan National Day Events
Irish ministers have been warned attending Taiwan-hosted events will “provoke China."
2016/10/17 | Edward White
Vietnamese Netizens Defiant Despite Looming Prison Threats
‘What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger’: Vietnamese bloggers and political activists will continue to criticize authorities, despite the ever-present threat of jail and an increasingly confident government.
2018/10/15 | Roy Ngerng
An Open Appeal to the UN: Please Do Not Leave the Taiwanese Behind
A Human Rights Defender makes an impassioned plea for the United Nations not to leave Taiwan behind as it pursues its 2030 sustainable development goals.
2018/12/14 | The Interpreter
The Role of US Christian Conservatives in Taiwan's LGBT Referendum Defeats
Opponents of same-sex marriage studied a playbook provided by more experienced US church groups in how to counter pro-LGBT rights activism.
2017/06/06 | Edward White
Q&A: 'The Ideology Won’t Die' — Ousted Lawmakers on the Future of Hong Kong Protest Movement
Hong Kong political activists Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus ‘Baggio’ Leung believe that they, along with other youth leaders, may be behind bars by the time the Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong later this month.
2016/09/26 | Edward White
China-Taiwan Battle Heats Up at UN Air Safety Meeting in Montreal
China claims responsibility for blocking Taiwan at key international aviation meeting; Taiwanese reporters the latest to be shunned.
2018/12/12 | R. Evan Ellis
ANALYSIS: Taiwan's Diplomatic Struggle in Latin America
As the potential of a KMT government in 2020 looms large in the thinking of Latin American governments loyal to Taipei, the US has an important role to play in the continuance of Taiwan's diplomatic presence in the region.
2016/09/29 | Edward White
Singapore to Jail Teenage Blogger
Controversial Singaporean blogger Amos Yee has been sentenced 38 days in prison for ‘intending to wound religious feelings.’
INDIA: Black Day Marks 25 Years After a Still Controversial Massacre on the Burmese Border
The Kuki and Naga people have been locked in conflict for decades. We spoke to Kukis as they commemorated a 1993 massacre and shared their hopes for peace and justice.
2018/11/13 | New Mandala
Has Cambodia Slipped Away From the International Community?
Many Cambodians are skeptical of global leaders. The international community must take this seriously.
2016/10/06 | J. Michael Cole
Over 75 Percent of Chinese Believe Way of Life Must be Protected Against ‘Outside Influences’
As China sees a greater role for itself on the global stage, it is also becoming more apprehensive about potential designs against its emergence as a major power.
2016/09/19 | Mo Tz-pin
Murder in Chapel Prompts South Korea to Rethink Chinese Tourism
Chinese tourism has been a boon for the South Korean economy, but a rise in violent crime has some worried.
2017/06/12 | FORTUNE
Does Chinese Innovation Have a Dark Side?
China's tech giants are nimble innovators. But will private firms' gains in Big Data, artificial intelligence, face recognition and other technologies lead to tighter state control?