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2018/08/15 | Asia Dialogue
ANALYSIS: The Rise of China's Anti-Foreigner Commercial Nationalism
China has greenlighted a flurry of movies and TV series with nationalist, anti-foreigner themes. The ratings and box office numbers suggest that domestic audiences are gobbling them up.
2018/01/09 | Matt Ferchen
OPINION: China's Development Aid Neither Develops nor Aids
Data suggests the majority of China's 'development' financing is based on commercial terms and that it does not contribute to economic growth in host counties.
2017/03/22 | Shreya Dasgupta
Saving Orphaned Baby Rhinos in India
The Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation in Assam State gives orphaned rhinos a second chance at life in the wild.
2018/08/16 | East Asia Forum
Why US-North Korea Peace Negotiations Have Hit a Diplomatic Wall
Diplomatic momentum has hit a standstill as the two sides cannot decide on the implementation of the four articles of the Singapore declaration.
2015/08/24 | Yuan
Taiwan Ranks 26 in Female Entrepreneurship Worldwide
Women show strengths in motivation, absorbance of technological knowledge and innovation abilities, but lack influence and confidence in starting a business.
2018/02/22 | Pamela Mar
OPINION: Asia's Factory Workers Will Struggle to Adapt to an AI-Driven World
Artificial intelligence and advanced automation are going to come down hard on the working class, but governments can take a few steps to soften the blow.
2016/07/18 | Bing-sheng Lee
Formosa Plastics May Not Be Sole Culprit in Mass Fish Deaths in Vietnam
Formosa Plastics has agreed to pay US$500 million for the mass fish death in central Vietnam, but should it take full responsibility?
2016/09/20 | The Japan Times
OPINION: Preventing Youth Suicides in Japan
Why do more than 300 Japanese schoolchildren take their own lives every year?
2018/01/08 | TIME
Malaysia's Opposition Opts for Mahathir, Again
Various voices scorned the opposition alliance's appointment of the 92-year-old as its candidate for PM in the forthcoming general election.
2015/09/16 | Yang
The US Has Three Noes for Taiwan's 2016 Presidential Election
Former White House National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for Asian Affairs Michael J. Green says that Washington D.C. and Taiwan should each have "three Noes." Taiwan's three noes are no surprises, no change of the status quo, and no free rides for the new government.
2016/04/06 | TNL 編輯
Taitung County Development Plan Ruled Illegal
The Taitung County government promoted the build-operate-transfer (BOT) project of Shanyuan Bay in 2004, permitting Miramar Resort Hotel Co to develop the beach area. After coming to five litigations, the people and the environmental groups finally stopped the construction in 2013. Moreover, Taitung government was proved illegal in four of them, with the most recent one announced on March 31.
2018/06/08 | TIME
OPINION: Signs Suggest Kim Is Ready to Deal in Singapore
A purge of top military brass and the completion of nuclear capability suggest Kim is ready to open up to economic development.
2018/02/09 | The Third Pole
Kazakhstan Trying to Wean Itself Off Chinese Water
Water efficiency may be the solution to Kazakhstan's dependence on rivers with headwaters in China.
2018/06/08 | The Interpreter
A History of Harassment: Probing Indonesia's Anti-LGBT Campaign
A small legal victory does little to mask politically motivated oppression of Indonesia's LGBT community.
2016/06/02 | J. Michael Cole
China’s Great Fear of the Looking Glass
An increasingly assertive Chinese Communist Party doesn’t want us to look too closely into China’s eroding human rights situation and activities abroad. We must keep at it, or we’ll all lose.
2017/04/01 | Michael Clarke
Does China Have Itself to Blame for the Trans-Nationalisation of Uyghur Terrorism?
Uyghur terrorism is now a serious challenge for Beijing and may be a product of China’s own actions.