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2019/11/21 | Taiwan Insight
Why Do Taiwanese Empathize With Hong Kong Protesters?
Taiwan has provided tremendous support for the Hong Kong protests, including solidarity rallies and material supplies. Why would Taiwan care so much about Hong Kong aside from having a common “enemy”?
2019/11/20 | Lausan
How Can We Abolish the Hong Kong Police Force?
How realistic is the “sixth demand” from the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong? Can we learn anything from the abolitionist movement in the U.S.?
2019/11/19 | Daphne K. Lee
China Says Hong Kong Courts Have No Authority Over Face Mask Ban's Constitutionality
China's top legislature slammed Hong Kong's High Court ruling that the anti-mask law was unconstitutional.
2019/11/18 | The Conversation
Why Protesters Around the World Are Wearing the Same Masks
Protesters around the world are wearing the Joker and Guy Fawkes face masks. A face mask technically doesn't offer any physical protection, then why do protesters favor wearing masks?
2019/11/18 | East Asia Forum
Hong Kong Unlikely to Regain Confidence in Its Economic Outlook
Hong Kong's economy has been slipping even before the protests, and with the failing "one country, two systems," the city's future as an international hub is looking even grimmer.
2019/11/18 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Police Raid University After All-Night Siege
After a two-day standoff, police have stormed into a major university campus as protesters fought back with gasoline bombs and bows and arrows. Fires can be seen raging inside and outside the school.
2019/11/14 | Op-Ed
Uncovering the Unofficial Taiwan-Indonesia Relations
A brief overview of how Taiwan and Indonesia have maintained a friendly relationship over the past three decades.
2019/11/13 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong on 'Brink of Total Breakdown'
Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place.
2019/11/12 | East Asia Forum
How Will Foreign Workers Reshape Japanese Politics?
Japan's new law that allows for the entry of non-skilled foreign workers will help with the aging local economy, but it has also become a heated debate for the Japanese politicians.
2019/11/12 | Op-Ed
OPINION: Solution to Kashmir Conflict Lies in East Timor
The UN should look to resolve the Kashmir dispute b reviewing the example of East Timor's independence movement.
2019/11/11 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Police Shoot Man During Morning Protests
Chaos erupted in Hong Kong when security forces cracked down on an early morning protest. Footage showed a police officer shooting a protester at close range. The man is now in critical condition.
2019/11/10 | Mongabay
China Keeps Quiet About the Amazon Crisis Despite Its Leverage Over Brazil
The Brazilian president met with the Chinese leader last week on trade, but China remained silent on the Amazon fires, deforestation, and other environmental issues.
2019/11/08 | The Interpreter
What Does 'Blockchain With Chinese Characteristics' Mean?
Cryptocurrency made a comeback after Chinese President Xi Jinping called for blockchain technology development. What would blockchain even look like in a heavily monitored society?
2019/11/08 | Deutsche Welle
Sieren's China: Learning From the Mistakes in Hong Kong
Beijing, wanting to learn from the mistakes made in Hong Kong, intends to develop more affordable public housing in Shenzhen. But this will not be a fix-all solution in the long term.
2019/11/06 | Deutsche Welle
Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Junius Ho Stabbed in Hong Kong
A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Footage showed the perpetrator brandishing a large knife and thrusting it at the lawmaker's chest.
2019/11/05 | Op-Ed
Indonesia Should Stop Fearing Chinese Workers
Indonesia’s growing anti-Chinese sentiment is mostly based on bias and disinformation, which will end up being unproductive to the country’s economic progress.
2019/11/04 | The Interpreter
Hong Kong's Special Status Should Remain Unchanged Beyond 2047
Hong Kong and China would both benefit from more clarity on what the city's status will be after 2047.
2019/11/04 | Deutsche Welle
Kashmir: Independence Activists Draw Inspiration From German Reunification
Calls for a free Kashmir are becoming louder on both sides of the divided region. Can the German reunification model be applied to the India- and Pakistan-ruled Kashmir? And what can Kashmiris learn from it?