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2017/07/04 | Kerry Brown
Hong Kong 20 Years After the Handover: Locked in Stasis
A decade after the handover of Hong Kong in 1997, most analyses were positive. A further 10 years has elapsed. How is Hong Kong doing now?
2017/07/03 | Edward White
Q&A: Susan Finder Deconstructs the Chinese Court System
'It is still a court system with Chinese characteristics but the idea is to have a more competent court system for the millions of cases that are not political.'
2017/07/03 | Purnendra Jain.
Japan, India and China Facing Off in Africa
India’s links with Africa go back to the early 20th century, when India was an active supporter of African independence and anti-colonial movements. Japan’s links with Africa are more recent and focus on aid and investment. Japan was a pioneering Asian nation in establishing a Japan–Africa forum in 1993 through the Tokyo International Conference on African Development.
2017/07/01 | Yin Yijun
Hip-Hop Lovers Say China’s First Rap Talent Show Is Out of Tune
A new reality show seeks to bring hip-hop to the forefront of the country’s music scene, but not without pushback.
2017/07/01 | Saigoneer
Urban Art Flourishes in Cambodia Despite Challenges
Street art, and art in general, is an important part of healing for Cambodia and expanding people’s creative potential.  
2017/07/01 | Edward White
Hong Kong Activists Urge Mass Protest amid ‘Whole New Level of Intimidation, Violence’
Democracy activists, alleging police brutality and widespread harassment from pro-Beijing thugs, have called on Hong Kongers to take to the streets this afternoon.
2017/07/01 | James Fahn
Can the World Negotiate a ‘Paris Agreement' for the Oceans?
Global cooperation on the protection of our seas has been one of the weak points of the environmental movement, reports James Fahn.
2017/06/30 | TIME
A Bloody Drug War and an ISIS-Linked City Siege Mark Duterte’s First Year in Office
One year into his presidency — despite the on-paper merit of his 10-point economic plan — Duterte has delivered almost nothing to improve the lot of impoverished Filipinos.
2017/06/30 | Cedric Alviani
Media Freedom in Free Fall 20 Years after Hong Kong Returned to China
In the World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders RSF, Hong Kong has fallen from 18th in 2002 (when the Index was created) to 73rd now.
2017/06/30 | Michael Beltran
FEATURE: A Sound to Strike With: Political Music Growing in the Philippines
'This music, for all intents and purposes, can never be confined to itself. It, alongside the creators, needs to be projected outward and engaged in serving the oppressed.'
BREAKING: New US$1.3b US Arms Sale to Taiwan
Announcement of the sale comes at a sensitive moment for the US and China, as President Trump is working to establish a partnership over trade differences and efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program.
2017/06/30 | Adam P MacDonald
The Rise of the North Korea Nuclear Threat
Much remains unknown about the strategy Pyongyang has or will develop to govern the purpose, employment and force structure of its burgeoning nuclear arsenal.
2017/06/29 | Shuhei Omi
FEATURE: Inside Beijing's Project Teaching Thai Students Chinese
Thousands of Chinese college graduates, sponsored by the Chinese government, teach Chinese in Thai public schools. But does it help China’s soft power?
2017/06/29 | Bishal Chalise
Concern as China's OBOR Hits the Himalayas
There are environmental and ecological concerns regarding the infrastructural projects linking China and Nepal.