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Democracy Won't be the Winner in the Hong Kong Election
As the leader of Hong Kong, which is now in its twentieth year as the Special Administration Region of China, the Chief Executive has to take orders from Beijing.
South Taiwan’s Hakka Strongholds (Part 2)
Taiwan’s southern half is a stronghold of Taiwanese Holo culture, and it’s where you will find the ancient former capital, Tainan, as well as Kaohsiung. At the same time, the south has intriguing pockets of Hakka culture and tradition waiting to be explored.
A Thai Oil Firm, Indonesian Seaweed Farmers And Australian Regulators: What Happened after the Montara Oil Spill?
Eight years after the blowout, legal action against the Thai company responsible is ramping up, even as the true extent of the damage caused remains a mystery.
Thai Media Groups: Proposed Law Could Bring Total Government Control of the Press
'It is also a major step backward of more than 20 years of the media reform process that the Thai journalist community fought for to democratize media space from state monopoly, and toward diversity and access to information.'
Hong Kong's Pan-Democrats Grapple with Endorsing the ‘Lesser Evil’ for Chief Executive
John Tsang, who is supported by the local business sector and professional groups, is generally viewed as a “lesser evil” candidate.
Chainsaw Injuries in Myanmar Tied to Illegal Logging
Despite Myanmar’s nationwide commercial logging ban in 2016, illegal loggers continue to find work cutting down trees with chain saws, imported largely from China and often obtained illegally and used without training or protective gear, according to a months-long investigation by Mongabay.
Alternative Facts and the Threat in the South China Sea
China and the claimant states have made valuable progress in bilateral ties since the 2016 ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Laos. The Trump administration should support — not disturb — this progress, argues Sourabh Gupta.