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2018/08/21 | AsiaGlobal Online
ANALYSIS: Why 'Good Food' Is Fundamental to China's Future
Food safety scandals have blighted the public's confidence in society and its institutions, leaving space for a growing alternative food movement.
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.
Choked by Waste and Overfishing, Asia's Marine Habitats Are Dying
Only 13 percent of the planet’s oceans are untouched by human activity, according to a recent study by the Wildlife Conservation Society.
2018/08/20 | Antonio Chun
Meet the Monarchs and Dictators of Tsai Ing-wen’s ‘Alliance of Democratic Values’
How can Tsai Ing-wen possibly rope her 18 remaining diplomatic allies into a 'democratic coalition' to oppose China when they themselves are hardly functioning democracies?
2018/08/20 | Mongabay
CAMBODIA: Gold Mining Blamed for Mass Poisonings Despite Official Denials
Dangerous, lightly regulated gold mining may be the culprit in the poisoning of hundreds of Cambodians. Prime Minister Hun Sen has dismissed the allegations while handing out new mining contracts to international companies.
2018/08/20 | Policy Forum
OPINION: Differing Strategic Visions in the Indo-Pacific Cloud the Region's Future
India, Japan and the US all have different ideas about what the Indo-Pacific means, casting doubt over its future as a concept.
2018/08/17 | Saigoneer
PHOTO STORY: Sneak Peeks of Vietnam's Streets
Photographer Victor Morante gives you a kerbside view of Vietnam's streets.
2018/08/17 | The Conversation
OPINION: Rohingya Refugees Remain Trapped in Catastrophe
One year after the outbreak of the crisis the Rohingya are no closer to a resolution.
2018/08/17 | The Third Pole
OPINION: Laos Dam Disaster Offers Chance to Reassess Renewables Plan
The decision to suspend hydropower projects offers Laos a chance to work with international partners and switch to less environmentally impactful renewables.
2018/08/17 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: China's Million Prisoner Question
China has so far offered only deflections and denials in the face of questions over its mistreatment of millions of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
2018/08/17 | Nick Aspinwall
US Defense Act Angers China, Reaffirms Status Quo for Taiwan
The Taiwan provisions in the annual United States defense act change little, but there may be substance beneath the symbolism which further deepens US-Taiwan military ties.
2018/08/16 | Coco Dollanganger
PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic
Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.