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2018/08/21 | AsiaGlobal Online
ANALYSIS: Why 'Good Food' Is Fundamental to China's Future
Food safety scandals have blighted the public's confidence in society and its institutions, leaving space for a growing alternative food movement.
2018/08/20 | Antonio Chun
Meet the Monarchs and Dictators of Tsai Ing-wen’s ‘Alliance of Democratic Values’
How can Tsai Ing-wen possibly rope her 18 remaining diplomatic allies into a 'democratic coalition' to oppose China when they themselves are hardly functioning democracies?
2018/08/20 | Policy Forum
OPINION: Differing Strategic Visions in the Indo-Pacific Cloud the Region's Future
India, Japan and the US all have different ideas about what the Indo-Pacific means, casting doubt over its future as a concept.
2018/08/17 | Saigoneer
PHOTO STORY: Sneak Peeks of Vietnam's Streets
Photographer Victor Morante gives you a kerbside view of Vietnam's streets.
2018/08/17 | The Conversation
OPINION: Rohingya Refugees Remain Trapped in Catastrophe
One year after the outbreak of the crisis the Rohingya are no closer to a resolution.
2018/08/17 | The Third Pole
OPINION: Laos Dam Disaster Offers Chance to Reassess Renewables Plan
The decision to suspend hydropower projects offers Laos a chance to work with international partners and switch to less environmentally impactful renewables.
2018/08/17 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: China's Million Prisoner Question
China has so far offered only deflections and denials in the face of questions over its mistreatment of millions of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
2018/08/17 | Nick Aspinwall
US Defense Act Angers China, Reaffirms Status Quo for Taiwan
The Taiwan provisions in the annual United States defense act change little, but there may be substance beneath the symbolism which further deepens US-Taiwan military ties.
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.
2018/08/15 | Suzanne Pepper
HONG KONG: Independence Activist Andy Chan Defies Beijing with Press Club Talk
Beijing has blasted the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club for allowing activist Andy Chan to speak but its advocates' reasoning casts a more worrying chill.
2018/08/15 | David Green
BOOK REVIEW: 'Scales of Injustice,' the Complete Fiction of Lōa Hô
Known as 'the father of modern Taiwanese Fiction,' Lōa Hô shines a light on Taiwan's colonial past and the long-suffering people who populated it.
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.
2018/08/15 | Lo Huei-wen
It’s No BBC: 20 Dismal Years of Taiwan’s Underfunded PTS Public Broadcaster
As Taiwan's public broadcaster forges into the digital age, the government must get serious about funding the network for it to realize its potential.
2018/08/14 | Diálogo Chino
ANALYSIS: The Pros and Cons of Chinese Investment in Latin America
By extending into Latin America, China's Belt and Road is filling a vacuum for much-needed local infrastructure. However, environmental and labor concerns linger.
PHOTO ESSAY: The Last Semi-Nomadic Yak Herders of the Himalayas
The Brokpa, of the remote Monyul area of India's Arunachal Pradesh, maintain a centuries-old yak herding tradition despite the threats of climate change, Chinese control over Tibet, and the growing allure of modern life.
2018/08/13 | Mongabay
Modernizing Malaysia: A Glistening River Revitalizes Kuala Lumpur
The River of Life, a project spearheaded by former Malaysia PM Najib Razak, has reinvigorated Kuala Lumpur's public spaces and improved the water quality of the Klang River.