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Africa: The New Battleground for Japan and China
African leaders are exploiting the Sino-Japanese rivalry to coax out as much financial and material support from them as possible.
2016/10/13 | TNL Staff
Cracks Show in KMT as Chair Plans China Visit
The internal divide within Taiwan’s opposition party is showing as some members question the chair’s upcoming visit to Beijing.
Indonesia Is Making Progress Towards Disabled-Friendly Elections
Indonesia has made an effort to make its 2019 presidential election the friendliest ever for disabled voters.
2018/10/12 | James Baron
OPINION: China's New 'Softy Power' Could Spell Trouble for Taiwan
Chinese emissaries are emerging as world leaders in the field of simulated falling down and whinging.
2019/08/30 | TIME
Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days
Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.
2019/10/03 | Milo Hsieh
OPINION: Taiwanese Universities Should Treat Campus Assaults as Potential Hate Crimes
Taiwanese universities are almost doing nothing about the recurring campus assaults on Hong Kong students, which will only result in more clashes and potential hate crimes.
2018/11/24 | Global Voices
ANALYSIS: The China Fake News Election Threat
Taiwan and the freedom of its elections is under threat from a barrage of fake news from China.
2017/04/29 | Maxine Chen
The Meat Hook: Satiating Asia’s Demand for Beef
Environmentalists are watching Asia’s rocketing demand for beef because any shifts in Asian appetites could make a world of difference to the planet’s environmental health.
2019/03/22 | Ian Milden
China-Somalia Fishing Deal Could Create a Surge in Pirate Attacks
A fishing deal between China and the Somali government could prove disastrous for regional stability.
OPINION: Beijing Talks Tough About 'New Cold War' in Asia
Emblematic of Beijing’s pugilistic mentality is a series of war games staged with Russia. Perhaps not by coincidence, 22,000 American military personnel held exercises in waters around Guam.
2019/10/07 | The Conversation
China Granted Same-Sex Couples Legal Rights But Not Acceptance
Same-sex couples in China can now appoint each other as their legal guardians, but the Chinese government still insists that heterosexual monogamy aligns with Chinese moral traditions.
2016/12/22 | J. Michael Cole
Why the Sky Did Not Fall after São Tomé and Príncipe Dropped Taiwan
The loss of São Tomé and Príncipe, and of The Gambia before that, hardly constitute a knockout of Taiwan, writes J. Michael Cole.
2019/01/16 | Kent Wang
5 Ways the US and Taiwan Can Strengthen Ties and Check China in 2019
The time is now for the US to recalibrate its China policy to support Taiwan and adapt to a changing Asia-Pacific security climate, writes Kent Wang.