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2018/09/11 | J. Zach Hollo
As Taiwan’s Diplomatic Allies Dwindle, Students Are Caught in a Geopolitical Tug of War
Taiwan rewards diplomatic allies with scholarships for students to study at Taiwanese universities. When those countries switch diplomatic recognition to Beijing, Taiwan cuts the funds, leaving students to scramble.
2018/09/10 | Roy C. Lee
OPINION: Will the US-China Trade War Really Spur Taiwan's Companies to Leave China?
The government is encouraging Taiwanese companies based in China to take the US-China trade war as their cue to relocate.
2018/09/09 | East Asia Forum
Can Imran Khan Swing Pakistan to a New Beginning?
Pakistan's new prime minister has his work cut out to convince foreign policy partners that he is more than just a new PR man for the military.
2018/09/07 | Stuart Heaver
China's One Belt, One Road Is One Dimensional Compared with the Maritime Original
Exploring the breadth and diversity of cultural and economic exchange enabled by the Maritime Silk Road reveals the comparative paucity of its modern-day counterpart.
2018/09/06 | Khaw Chia Hui
MALAYSIA: Right-Wing Media Stonewalls Dialogue After Heated History Forum
The UMNO-backed Utusan Malaysia branded a discussion of Malaysian textbooks as ‘communist.’ A speaker says she has received death and rape threats.
2018/09/05 | Global Voices
MYANMAR: Outrage After Journalists Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison
The wives of the imprisoned journalists have expressed their shock at the sentence. Voices internationally and within Myanmar are reacting with horror.
2018/08/27 | East Asia Forum
The Challenges of Delivering a New Deal for Malaysia
A motley ruling coalition faces tough challenges in executing systemic reform.
2018/08/24 | The Interpreter
OPINION: Behind the Asian Games Glitz Hides a Troubled Indonesia
It'll take more than a cover over Jakarta's 'Black River' to hide the darkness that threatens the heart of Indonesia.
2018/08/22 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: China's Cash for Central American Control
China reportedly agreed to provide more than US$27 billion in financing for a port in El Salvador.
2018/08/21 | David Green
UPDATE: El Salvador Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Taiwan
El Salvador becomes the third country this year to switch diplomatic recognition to China.