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2018/04/20 | Policy Forum
Here's How the Philippines Could Prevent Another Marawi Seige
The Philippines' military, politicians and civil society must learn lessons from the Islamist attack that laid bloody siege to the city of Marawi, writes Joseph Franco.
2018/04/20 | Morley J Weston
Thailand vs Taiwan: Who Wins the Startup Head to Head?
A debate between the advantages of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Japan has Taiwan come out looking alright.
2018/04/19 | The Conversation
Could the US Really Re-enter the TPP?
The American president has spun around twice on the issue in the past two weeks.
2018/04/19 | Policy Forum
OPINION: Vietnam Grossly Mismanages Its Water Resources
With a growing population, increasing pollution, extreme weather events and ineffective government, Vietnam is due to face a watery calamity.
2018/04/19 | Jocelle Koh
INTERVIEW: Meimeiwawa’s Esther Veronin on Feminism in Taiwan
Ahead of a Girl Power Concert in Taichung, Esther Veronin traces her journey from starting out in Taiwan's male-dominated entertainment industry to becoming a feminist icon.
Quantifying China's Expat Community
Suzhou's predominant groups of foreigners are staff employed by multinationals, university staff and independent traders.
2018/04/18 | Jules Quartly
OPINION: China Not to Blame for US Opioid Epidemic
Blaming China for America’s opioid crisis is a convenient but ultimately misguided attempt to avoid taking responsibility.
Did the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Originate in China?
Amid the centenary of the largest mortality event in human history, understanding the origin and spread of Spanish Flu is more important than ever.
2018/04/18 | The Conversation
How China's Winemakers Are Catching Up the World
Chinese wine was once hardly better than pruno, but the country's vineyards are quickly coming up in the world.
2018/04/17 | Jack Smith
OPINION: Sina Weibo’s Gay Content U-Turn Was No Victory
Weibo failed to apologize for its ban on LGBT content and celebrating the reversal of its decision will do nothing to shake public apathy in China.
INDONESIA: Cigarettes Are Blazing Through Rural Household Budgets
Even though Indonesian farmer households have low incomes, the proportion of their income allocated to smoking is alarmingly high.
2018/04/17 | Suzanne Pepper
HONG KONG: Benny Tai's Topsy-turvy Taiwan Journey
Benny Tai's comments on the future possibility of self-determination for people and places in Greater China was nothing new but Beijing's reaction frames new limits on freedom of speech in Hong Kong.
Bangladesh Looks to Saudi Arabia to Fight Islamic Militancy
Bangladesh is the first to ask Saudi Arabia for help pushing back forms of Islam perpetrated by the Saudis themselves.
2018/04/16 | David Green
Giving Taiwan the Digital Face It Deserves
Taiwan lets itself down when it comes to broadcasting its merits and opportunities online.
2018/04/16 | The Conversation
The Lowdown on Trump-Kim and North Korea's End Game
North Korea is orchestrating a multinational merry-go-round amid fears it is merely playing for time.
2018/04/16 | James Baron
End of the Road: Will Taiwan Pick Up Britain's Tab in Guatemala?
As Guatemala goes to the polls over a border dispute with Belize, Taiwan's economic diplomacy with one of its few remaining diplomatic allies comes into question.