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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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2017/05/24 | 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. 

2017/07/22 | John C. Cannon

Asia's Rhino Horn Trade is Thriving

The Elephant Action League sent undercover investigators into Vietnam, China and several other Asian countries to understand the intricate network involved in getting rhino horn from African countries into the hands of Chinese consumers.

2017/04/29 | Maxine Chen

The Meat Hook: Satiating Asia’s Demand for Beef

Environmentalists are watching Asia’s rocketing demand for beef because any shifts in Asian appetites could make a world of difference to the planet’s environmental health.

2016/11/24 | Hsin-Hui Hsu

Do We Need a War on Corruption?

It used to be a question of ‘who will watch the watchdogs?’ Now it is 'what to do when the watchdogs become rabid and out of control?’

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.

2017/08/31 | T J Pempel

Trump's Wrecking Ball Hits US–Asia Relations

'By the six-month mark, the Trump administration is well on its way to upending 70 years of regional partnerships, institutional allegiances and soft power appeal through cavalier neglect and wilful destruction.'

2016/10/18 | Evelyn Goh

Does China Get What it Wants in East Asia?

How much influence over other countries’ choices and policies does China actually have?

2017/05/03 | Danielle Cave

China's Diplomatic Stunt Over Taiwan in Australia Was Not Surprising

The Chinese embassy in Canberra should pray that audio and video of what transpired never appears online, writes Danielle Cave.

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.

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.

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.

2016/11/21 | Alyaa Alhadjri

In Darkness: KL's Transgenders Shed Light on Deaths and Violence

An annual memorial brings attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

2017/01/16 | David Brown

The Art of a Trump-China deal

The incoming Trump administration is clearly intent on changing Beijing’s behavior, argues David Brown.

2016/11/09 | Kerri Ng

U.S. Election Offers Little Hope for Okinawa

'It is likely that Trump’s foreign policies would be disastrous for both Japan and Okinawa.'

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.