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2016/07/11 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan Joins Hands with Mongolia on Democracy

Two weeks after major elections in Mongolia, the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy holds a forum in the region to promote democratic awareness.

2016/07/11 | Bing-sheng Lee

Suspicions of Political Motives in Cambodian Critic’s Murder

The murder of an outspoken government critic is seen as major blow for Cambodian democracy and has raised speculation over the involvement of the ruling regime.

2016/07/11 | Haiyan Lee

Chinese Paw-litics, Anyone?

‘This is not a fight between tradition and modernity, or between China and the West. It is rather a case of divergent foodways being brought to a head by the marriage of consumer capitalism and identity politics.’

2016/07/07 | The Japan Times

Dhaka Terrorist Attack a Reminder on 'Soft Targets'

The killings come as yet another reminder of the vulnerability of soft targets with lax security, as the Islamic State spreads terror across national borders.

2016/07/07 | Chublic Opinion

Canaries in the Coal Mine

China has been in a police state of mind lately.

2016/07/07 | Sumit Kumar

The Significance of Full SCO Membership for India

From combating extremism to securing access to large energy reserves, India hopes to play a constructive role in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

2016/07/06 | Hsu Chia-yu

Malaysian Police Confirms IS Involvement in Bomb Attack

Authorities are concerned about terrorism becoming a growing threat in Malaysia.

2016/07/06 | Hsu Chia-yu

Duterte’s Murderous Campaign Against Suspected Philippine Drug Dealers Intensifies

More than 30 alleged drug dealers were reportedly killed by police in the four days following the inauguration of new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

2016/07/06 | Sarawak Report

Another Swiss Bank Involved as Malaysia 1MDB Scandal Unravels

As international prosecutors continue to dig into the 1MDB scandal, an earlier investigation by Sarawak Report has achieved a separate landmark ruling in Switzerland, with top bank UBS ordered to produce documents relating to Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman’s vast earnings from timber kickbacks.

2016/07/05 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan’s Banks Eye ASEAN Expansion

The emerging Southeast Asian region of 600 million people offers Taiwanese banks better prospects than mercurial China.

2016/07/04 | Edward White

China to Online News Organizations: No More Social Media to Source Your Stories

Is the latest move from China’s Internet watchdog a fresh sign of draconian oversight or just a push toward more sensible journalism?

2016/07/04 | Edward White

Burma Rocked by Anti-Muslim Protests After Arson Attacks on Mosques

Is Myanmar’s new government 'sending the wrong signal' to violent, anti-Muslim Buddhists as religious tensions escalate?

2016/07/03 | TNL Staff

9th SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School Promises Much Excitement

With film, music and politics, this summer's lineup is one of the best in years.

2016/07/03 | Shuhei Omi

South China Sea Watch No. 3

An overview of key developments in the South China Sea this week.

2016/07/02 | Shuhei Omi

Cross-Strait Watch No. 3

An overview of key developments in relations between Taiwan and China this week.

2016/07/01 | J. Michael Cole

Polish Journalists Denied Accreditation Due to Chinese Pressure

One of the journalists says that her criticism of Beijing’s human rights track record and her signing of an open letter ahead of President Xi’s visit last month are behind Warsaw’s giving in to Beijing’s demand that she be sidelined.