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2019/03/22 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Ian Rowen on the Sunflower Movement and Youth Activism in Taiwan
Ian Rowen looks back on Taiwan's Sunflower Movement, five years after helping share the occupation of the Legislative Yuan with an international audience.
At Least 47 Killed, 90 Injured in Chemical Explosion in Eastern China
Dozens remain in critical condition following a massive blast at a pesticide plant in Jiangsu province.
2019/03/22 | Saigoneer
Taiwan Has Implemented Stricter Visa Rules for Vietnamese Tourists
Taiwan re-opened its Kuan Hung visa program for Vietnamese nationals this week, but the rules have been tightened following a high-profile case of missing Vietnamese tourists.
2019/03/22 | Ian Milden
China-Somalia Fishing Deal Could Create a Surge in Pirate Attacks
A fishing deal between China and the Somali government could prove disastrous for regional stability.
2019/03/21 | Suzanne Pepper
China's National People's Congress Broadcasts Hong Kong's Ominous Future
China's recent National People's Congress provided hints of the party's views on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and 'one country, two systems.'
2019/03/21 | Global Voices
Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev Resigns but Leaves Little Hope for Reform
Power is expected to stay within the family following the longtime leader's shock resignation.
2019/03/20 | Milo Hsieh
William Lai Faces an Uphill Battle in His Primary Run Against President Tsai
The DPP party base is rallying around Tsai Ing-wen, meaning William Lai may struggle to find national support for his campaign.
2019/03/20 | Taiwan Insight
Looking Back at 40 Years of US-Taiwan Ties Under the Taiwan Relations Act
The Taiwan Relations Act has provided for stability in US-Taiwan relations while allowing for enough ambiguity to keep Beijing at bay.
2019/03/20 | Policy Forum
Thailand's Election: Will the Government Be Held Accountable?
The three branches of the Thai government have long operated with impunity regardless of electoral results, writes Thai constitutional law scholar Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang.
2019/03/19 | Global Voices
When People Disappear in China, They Also Disappear on WeChat
When Ye Jianming, former chairman of CEFC China Energy, disappeared, censors got to work scrubbing his name from WeChat.
2019/03/18 | Brian Hioe
OPINION: Taiwan Must Discuss Migrant Worker Safety After Fatal Factory Fires
Taiwan must seriously address unsafe work conditions for migrant workers after its third fatal factory fire in 14 months.
2019/03/18 | The Interpreter
Solomon Islands May Be Considering a Diplomatic Switch From Taiwan to China
Prime Minister Rick Hou’s political party has said it will review Solomon Islands relations with Taiwan if elected, raising the possibility of a switch to China.