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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2017/05/02 | Roy Ngerng

Pension Reform in Asia is Extremely Difficult to Get Right

[OPINION] As pension reform protesters cause major headaches for the government in Taiwan, what lessons can be drawn from Hong Kong and Singapore?

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.

2017/04/26 | TNL Staff

A Dark Year for Press Freedom

The underlying story in Asia is that most countries in the region are in a 'difficult situation' or a 'very serious situation,' according to the world's press freedom watchdog.

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.

2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low

Is Eating Dog Meat Really on the Way Out in Asia?

Taiwan's dog meat ban has been welcomed but China’s largest 'dog meat festival' is set to enter its eighth year, and Indonesia sees an increase in dog meat consumption.

2017/04/02 | Kavya Ram Mohan

What Remains of Asia’s Traditional Sky Burial Sites

Five dramatic places dedicated to returning corpses to nature.

2017/03/24 | David Green

From Fiction to Reality: Universal Basic Income Gaining Traction in Asia

The idea is gathering global popularity after a landmark trial in India showed a basic income of as little as US$5 per month had a powerfully positive effect on health, community action and investment decisions in target communities.

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.

2017/03/20 | 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.

2017/03/06 | Alwin Adityo

Can RCEP Revive a Dead TPP?

With the TPP axed, RCEP has quickly become the most crucial trade agreement in the Asia Pacific. But to succeed, RCEP must prove itself as an agreement that can successfully link the interests of countries at various stages of economic development.

2017/02/28 | Manjit Bhatia

In Trump and Family Asia has to Trust

Could the Trump White House brew American cronyism in the way of Asia?

2017/02/10 | Zi Yang

Rural China and the Asian Methamphetamine Trade: A Case Study of Lufeng

Despite the growth of China’s security budget in recent years, the state’s seemingly inability to stamp out the drug business shows us the corrupting effects of the trade on local administrators who protected traffickers for financial gains.

2017/02/07 | Tom Fawthorp

Blasting the Mekong for Commercial Shipping

Thai government moves ahead with plans to demolish rocks and islets to allow cargo ships from China, sparking outrage among environmentalists.

2017/02/06 | Yasuo Takao

Will Same-Sex Partnerships in Japan Go National?

As levels of public acceptance toward homosexuality continue to increase in Japan, groups opposed to LGBT rights such as Nippon Kaigi, are likely to expand the scope of the debate. Party politics could be dragged into the patterns of morality politics.