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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.

2020/01/22 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Anxiety Heightens As Virus Spreads to Taiwan and the US

The mysterious new strain of the coronavirus has penetrated Taiwan and the United States. International health organisations urge caution.

2019/08/12 | TIME

Hongkongers Occupy Airport in a Solemn Protest Against Police Brutality

Hong Kong protesters took over the international airport to express their anger over police violence.

2019/11/19 | Daphne K. Lee

China Says Hong Kong Courts Have No Authority Over Face Mask Ban's Constitutionality

China's top legislature slammed Hong Kong's High Court ruling that the anti-mask law was unconstitutional.

2019/08/13 | The Interpreter

'Brownface' Backlash Reveals Systematic Racism in Singapore

Racism is a recurring discussion in Singapore and state-owned companies have done little to reflect on their mistakes.

2019/11/20 | Lausan

How Can We Abolish the Hong Kong Police Force?

How realistic is the “sixth demand” from the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong? Can we learn anything from the abolitionist movement in the U.S.?

2020/02/06 | Xiaochen Su

Coronavirus: Time for Taiwan to Double Down on China Decoupling

Taiwanese firms based in China are further exposed to operational disruptions due to the coronavirus outbreak. It's time for the Taiwanese government to play up its reshoring initiatives.

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.

2020/01/27 | Daphne K. Lee

'Parasite' Makes Another Leap for South Korea's Cultural Economy

The viral success of "Parasite" marks another one of South Korea's successful cultural exports. Many critics credit the film's popularity to its universal story of urban poverty, but it goes far beyond the plot twists.

2019/04/23 | Michael Beltran

PHILIPPINES: Killing of 14 Farmers Highlights Duterte's Counterinsurgency Plans

The deaths of 14 farmers at the hands of Philippine police point to a wider counterinsurgency strategy which has struck rural communities with fear and outrage.

2019/10/05 | Daphne K. Lee

Face Mask Ban Will Only Push Hongkongers to Revolution

The Hong Kong government's face mask ban will only push the city into further chaos, as exemplified in other countries like France and Ukraine.

2019/09/03 | Global Voices

A 'Dunkirk' Rerun in Hong Kong's Airport Evacuation

Hong Kong protesters were trapped in the airport highway on Sep 1 and hundreds of private vehicles came to their rescue in a 'Dunkirk' fashion.

2019/09/25 | The Pangolin Reports

Indonesia's Pangolin Trafficking Network Resembles Sophisticated Drug Trade

Indonesia's pangolin trafficking network is incredibly sophisticated and some of the transactions have been linked to convicted drug lord Togiman.

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?