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2019/08/19 | FORTUNE
Can Hong Kong Leverage Its Special Trade Status Against China?
Hong Kong's special trading status with the U.S. serves as a bridge between China and the rest of the world. Will China lose Hong Kong's status to the ongoing protests?
2019/08/19 | Michael Beltran
55 Philippine Indigenous Schools Suspended for Alleged Rebel Activities
The philippine government has suspended 55 indigenous schools, accusing them of teaching the children to rebel against authorities.
2019/08/16 | The Interpreter
Australia to Examine Press Freedom After Police Raids on Journalists
The Australian government is reviewing press freedom protection after the police raided a journalist's home and a newsroom in June.
2019/08/15 | TIME
Trump Suggests Beijing to 'Humanely' Resolve Hong Kong Issues
Donald Trump suggested to have a "personal meeting" with Xi Jinping to discuss how to resolve issues in Hong Kong.
2019/08/14 | TIME
Hong Kong Airport Adopts Measures to Restrict Future Protests
After a night of clashes at the Hong Kong airport, the court and the airport authority have issued measures to restrict future protests.
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.
2019/08/12 | 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.
2019/08/09 | Mongabay
The Hottest Summer on Record Threatens Stability of Life
World Meteorological Organization recorded the hottest June and July ever.
2019/08/09 | TIME
India Has Seized Kashmir, but Not the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris
Beyond the geopolitics, it’s hard to see how India will win the hearts and minds of ordinary Kashmiris, who woke up on August 5 to find their Internet cut off.
2019/08/08 | David Evans
OPINION: Taiwan Should Treat Huawei as a National Security Threat
Huawei's low-cost economic benefits are no longer sufficient for Taiwan to overlook the security risks it poses.
2019/08/08 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong's Civil Resilience Shines Through a 'Stargazing Night'
Hongkongers had a night off from the protests and put on a spectacular light show together.
2019/08/07 | TIME
The US-China Trade War Drives the World Toward Crisis
The intensifying U.S.-China trade war is turning into a global disaster — no one is safe from it.
2019/08/06 | The Conversation
Collective Trauma United Puerto Ricans to Resist Against the Government
In an act of civil resilience, Puerto Ricans rallied behind decades of collective trauma to overthrow the governor.
2019/08/05 | TNL Staff
A Visual Review of Hong Kong's Artful Protest
Protest art has been the creative backbone of Hong Kong's anti-extradition movement.
2019/08/05 | TIME
Carrie Lam Says Protesters Pushed Hong Kong to the "Verge of a Very Dangerous Situation"
Carrie Lam condemns protesters in Hong Kong for causing disruption with a citywide strike.
2019/08/02 | Johnson Yeung
Rioting Charges Strip Away Our Everyday Normality, Says HK Activist Johnson Yeung
In Hong Kong, rioting charges are punishable by up to 10 years in prison. 44 young protesters are facing rioting charges and their lives will forever be altered.
2019/07/30 | FORTUNE
Who Won the US-China Trade War? Vietnam
Vietnam emerges as a winner as the United States and China are butting heads against each other.
2019/07/29 | Daphne K. Lee
Beijing Condemns Protester Violence While Praising Hong Kong Police and Government
Beijing strongly condemns protester violence in Hong Kong and stresses the priority to restore peace in the city.