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2019/10/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Police Shot Protester for the First Time on China's National Day
Hong Kong police fire the first live round at a young protester today during China's National Day.
2016/09/10 | ZiQing Low
Indonesia World’s Top Shark Killer: FAO
Indonesia remains the largest killer of sharks in the world, despite declining demand for shark fins in China and Hong Kong, the two largest consumers of shark fins.
2019/05/07 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Press Freedom Under Siege as Duterte Unveils Opposition 'Matrix'
Journalists in the Philippines are speaking out against what they call a newly intensified effort by the Duterte administration to suppress press freedom.
2017/04/14 | Joseph Franco
Sorry ISIS, Philippines is No Place for A Caliphate
Observers thought the 'imminent' IS province in Mindanao may lead to the establishment of a new Southeast Asia-based caliphate, but they neglect socio-economic realities in the southern Philippines
2017/02/16 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Trump — Paper Tiger or Not?
A paper tiger is a person who appears threatening, but is ineffectual. Does Trump fit the bill?
The LegCo Elections and the Political Ecology of the New Territories
How the 2016 LegCo election became a critical moment of the 30-year-long agricultural development and movement in Hong Kong.
2019/05/07 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Rights Groups, Branded as Communists, Fight to Preserve EU Funding
Philippines rights groups allege the government is falsely branding them as communists in an effort to sever the funding they receive from the European Union.
2019/07/10 | 破土 New Bloom
Environmental Protests in Wuhan Stalled a Local Waste Incinerator Proposal
A large environmental protest broke out in China and put a controversial proposal on hold.
2017/02/21 | Oiwan Lam
China Argues Over Which Country is Behind Kim Jong-nam Assassination
Chinese state media points fingers at South Korea, but Chinese netizens are not buying it.
2019/10/29 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Barred From Election
The Hong Kong Electoral Affairs Commission said Joshua Wong's nomination was found to be "invalid." The 23-year-old activist said he was the only candidate who was barred from running.
2019/07/15 | Mongabay
Indonesian Citizens Sue Government Over Severe Air Pollution
A group of citizens is suing the Indonesian government over the world's filthiest air quality.
2016/12/03 | TNL Staff
Trump and Tsai Make Historic Phone Call
Commentators believe the event is likely to “infuriate” China’s leadership.
2016/10/28 | The Japan Times
Japan Witholding Millions in UNESCO Contributions
If Japan is unhappy with the way UNESCO is run, it should present rational proposals to improve the operation from within instead of by resorting to financial pressures.
2019/01/01 | TIME
Philippines President Duterte Admits to Sexually Assaulting Maid as Teenager
Rodrigo Duterte, known for making statements that demean women, has now admitted to sexually assaulting a woman himself.
2016/09/14 | Philip Liu
Many Priority Bills Delayed in Legislative Yuan
Political measures dominated the year’s first legislative session.