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2019/09/12 | Michael Beltran
Duterte Shoved the Philippines Further Into the Dragon's Mouth
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s fifth visit to Beijing resulted in a failure to assert territorial claims, again.
2019/09/11 | The Interpreter
State Propaganda Tops Cat Videos on Chinese Social Media Platforms
Chinese youth don't always pay attention to traditional media outlets like CCTV, but their frequently used digital platforms are now filled with state propaganda tailored based on their user data.
2019/09/11 | TIME
Hong Kong's New Protest Anthem Renews Sense of Unity
Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement now has a new and original anthem with over 1 million views on YouTube.
2019/09/09 | The Conversation
How Are the Hong Kong Police Trained for Riot Control?
Historically, Hong Kong police have responded to riots with a paramilitary mentality. The trust that was rebuilt between the police and the public since 1967 is destroyed again in the recent anti-extradition movement.
2019/09/06 | FORTUNE
US-China Trade War Could Setback Global Sustainability Efforts
If the U.S.-China trade war continues, China's efforts to go green will be negated and the impact will spread globally.
2019/09/05 | The Conversation
India's New Law to Protect Muslim Women Divides Feminist Groups
India passed a law criminalizing "triple talaq" — the controversial Muslim practice of instant divorce — and making it punishable with up to three years in prison. But Muslim women in the country are divided over the court ruling.
2019/09/04 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill, Other Protest Demands Unanswered
Hong Kong executive leader Carrie Lam announced a complete withdrawal of the much debated extradition bill, but left four out of the five protester demands unanswered.
2019/09/04 | East Asia Forum
China's Labor Reforms Dwindle After Government Crackdown
Space for Chinese workers to organize labor rights movement has been narrowed to its slimmest in the last decade.
2019/09/03 | Global Voices
A 'Dunkirk' Rerun in Hong Kong's Airport Evacuation
Hong Kong protesters were trapped in the airport highway on Sep 1 and hundreds of private vehicles came to their rescue in a 'Dunkirk' fashion.
2019/09/02 | The Interpreter
The Intractable Conflicts Over Kashmir, Explained
The Indian government has cut off telecommunications in Kashmir since August 4 with no resolution in sight. What's the story behind the lockdown?
2019/09/02 | TIME
Hong Kong Protests Continue as Summer Holiday Ends
In the ongoing pro-democracy protest, students in Hong Kong are boycotting the first day of class with support from school teachers.
2019/08/30 | TIME
Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days
Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.
2019/08/30 | Dinah Gardner
International Day of the Disappeared: CCP Is the Worst Offender of the Year
On the International Day of the Disappeared, China is seen as the worst perpetrator of state-sanctioned enforced disappearances this year.
2019/08/29 | TIME
Canada Deports a Tiananmen Activist With Mental Health Problems
Canada has deported Chinese dissident Yang Wei on the grounds that his violent tendencies would threaten public safety.
2019/08/29 | Mongabay
OPINION: Brazil's Sovereignty Depends on a Healthy Amazon
A healthy and productive Amazon actually underpins Brazil’s sovereignty by strengthening food, water, and energy security, while supporting good relations with its neighbors.
2019/08/28 | Mehk Chakraborty
In the Silenced Kashmir, Dissidents Are Protesting With Artful Expressions
Artists, poets, visual journalists are expressing their dissent and preserving Kashmir through various forms of artistic expression.
2019/08/26 | David Evans
OPINION: The Rise of Eccentric Third Parties in Taiwan and UK
In both the U.K. and Taiwan, a third force is disrupting the longtime two-party political balance.
2019/08/26 | TNL Staff
3 Things We Learned From the 936 Banned Chinese Twitter Accounts
Twitter recently removed 936 China-linked accounts in a disinformation crackdown — let's take a look at how the internet army behaves.