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2017/05/26 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: Simon Chang, the Only Taiwanese Photographer Documenting Refugees in Slovenia
The world is unfair, but through the lenses of Taiwanese photographer Simon Chang, we are all just human.
China Shot Itself in the Foot over Taiwan WHA Exclusion, Researcher in Geneva Says
China’s refusal to allow Taiwan into the world’s biggest annual health meeting has ironically resulted in Taiwan becoming the center of attention, says a Taiwan researcher who was at the forum in Geneva.
2017/05/26 | Ivana Casaburi
China's Eye Turns to Southern Europe
Even though the Chinese economy is growing less than in the previous years, China continues to increase its investment abroad in order to cover the needs of its new economic model.
2017/05/26 | Rebecca Schectman
Malaysia Must Wake Up to Its Human Trafficking Problem
Currently, the Global Slavery Index estimates 128,800 individuals are trapped in modern day slavery in Malaysia. That’s about 0.4% of Malaysia’s total population
2017/05/25 | Chen Xianjiang
Why the Fan Economy Won’t Save China’s Music Industry
To ensure high-quality releases, record companies must focus on selling songs, not people.
2017/05/25 | Kirsten Han
Singapore, It Is Time for Answers on Operation Spectrum
[OPINION] It’s high time that documents related to Operation Spectrum were declassified, and an independent Commission of Inquiry held, argues Kirsten Han.
2017/05/25 | Dániel Balázs
China Hits Speed Wobbles Driving the Silk Road through Sri Lanka
'Beijing has already burnt itself in Myanmar, Thailand and Laos, where the public is becoming hostile to Chinese projects. Like a chain, the Belt and Road is as strong as its weakest link and public perceptions toward China can become an existential issue for Beijing’s ambitious initiative.'
The Allure of Joget Gamelan
The project draws together the successors of the last royal dancers and musicians of the Terengganu court tradition with local school students residing in Kota Terengganu.
2017/05/24 | Qian Jinghua
What Sex Workers Can Tell Us About China’s Transformation
Scholar Ding Yu explains how sex work reflects changing times, from ‘xiaojie’ to ‘compensated dating.’
2017/05/24 | Ketagalan Media
On the Verge of History: Will Taiwan Legalize Same Sex Marriage Today?
If Taiwan’s constitutional court does deem same sex marriage to be legal, not only will it become a watershed in Taiwan’s history of democracy and developing civil society, it will also have profound meaning for LGBTQ rights around the world. 
2017/05/24 | Robert Taylor
Rise of the Yuan: China’s Overseas Investment Proceeds Apace
Chinese overseas investment is facing both opportunities and challenges. The Chinese leaders are projecting their country as the upholder and proponent of a global economic order in which they seek paramountcy.
2017/05/24 | Moushumi Basu
Two to Tango: Skewed Sex Ratio Spells Danger for Rhinos in India
Although the numbers of rhinos are still increasing, when it comes to long-term viability, having more males than females could be as a big a threat as poaching.
Book Review: 'Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion'
Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion is a useful ensemble of works that can inform readers and enrich other studies of Myanmar. It
2017/05/24 | George Quinn
Holy Places and Unholy Politics in Jakarta
A sideshow to the greater narrative of Ahok’s defeat and subsequent conviction for blasphemy, but it lifts a corner of the curtain that hides unexpected intricacies and paradoxes in Indonesia’s polarizing politics of religion.