Asia

亞細亞洲(古希臘語:Ασία;拉丁語:Asia),簡稱亞洲,面積4457.9萬平方公里,約占地球總面積的8.6%(總陸地面積的29.4%);亞洲人口約47億人,是世界總人口約61%(2019年);是七大洲中面積最大,人口最多的一個洲。 --來自 維基百科


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2017/10/16 | Craig J. Reynolds

Book Review: Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Readers of this book cannot fail to reflect on today’s accounts of refugees forced from their homelands by repression and civil war.

2021/06/18 | Deutsche Welle

Myanmar: Court Extends US Journalist’s Detention

Danny Fenster, a 37-year-old Michigan native, was detained last month as he tried to fly home to the United States. The U.S. State Department has urged Myanmar's military junta to release him immediately.

2017/03/23 | Mark Stocker

Taiwan’s International Sporting Goods Show Missing A Trillion Dollar Market Opportunity?

While TaiSPO was once the go-to show for sports equipment buyers from around the globe, a repositioning is needed to deliver a new generation of meaningful growth for the industry.

2017/07/13 | Shannon Lin

FEATURE: Taiwanese Rediscovering their History in the Streets of Taipei

The rise of walking tours: A rejuvenated interest in Taiwan’s past is changing tourism for visitors and locals alike.

2017/04/26 | Amal Shahid

Book Review: Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States

In Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States, editor Sari K. Ishii brings together contributors to explore new and emerging patterns of transnational marriage migration in East and Southeast Asia. This book is a valuable contribution to research that complicates many existing assumptions – such as the perception that it is mainly women from poorer countries who move to marry men in the more prosperous north – and highlights the need for greater legal protection for marriage migrants and their families, finds Amal Shahid.

2017/08/09 | Shannon Lin

The Last of Taiwan's 'Blind Masseurs'

'Blind massage' was first introduced to Taiwan by the Japanese during the colonial era. More than 100 years later, signs for blind massage parlors remain a common sight in the underground malls and streets of Taiwan but the number of masseurs is declining.

2017/01/19 | Jonathan Ward

The Rise of Asia's Maritime Powers: China and India Compete for Supremecy

There is little doubt that sea power in this century will be defined by the rise of the Chinese and Indian navies.

2017/09/13 | Nevin Thompson

Japan's Male Sex Workers Speak Out in 'Boys For Sale'

A new documentary provides a humane and empathetic look at the lives of men working in Tokyo's 'urisen' trade.

2016/11/11 | Hunter Marston

With President Trump, Beijing Trumps Washington

The election of Donald Trump to the White House now paves the way for Beijing to exert more influence and control in the region. It will also leave long-time allies nervous, and puts the U.S. at economic and strategic risk, writes Hunter Marston.

2017/06/02 | Agence France-Presse

Trump and Climate Science: Typhoons are Already Becoming More Intense in Asia

The intensity of typhoons battering China, Taiwan, Japan and the Korean Peninsula since 1980 has increased by 12 to 15 percent.

2016/11/28 | TV Padma

Pollution From India, China Reaches Stratosphere

Pollution is also affecting the pattern of the South Asian monsoon.

2017/03/20 | Sheila A Smith

Where Does Trump's America First Leave Asia?

Asian leaders may find that their publics are less inclined to compromise with Washington under Trump.

2017/07/24 | James Chin

Here is Why Mahathir is at the Center of Malaysia’s Opposition Power Play

Mahathir represents an alternative Ketuanan Melayu leadership, rather than real political reforms.

2017/01/12 | David Brewster

China’s Pakistan Project: a Geopolitical Game-Changer

China’s role in the region may be about to fundamentally change.

2017/07/10 | Jorge Carrillo-Rodriguez

Why the UN is Abandoning Democracy in Asia

The 2017 edition of the Economic and Social Survey — ESCAP’s flagship publication — contains a chapter analyzing how governance affects development, and it is here that ESCAP parts ways with democracy.