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Beijing Finally Announces 'Threat to National Security' Charges for Missing Taiwan Human Rights Activist
China claims a Taiwanese man worked with Chinese nationals to develop plans of action and establish an illegal ring that aimed to subvert Beijing.
2017/05/12 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Come Dine With Me, The Korea Special
South Korea’s new president has a tough task ahead of him dealing with the competing interests of Trump's US, Xi's China and Kim's North Korea.
2017/05/12 | Timothy S. Rich
Towards Engagement with North Korea: Implications of the South Korean Presidential Election
The new South Korean President’s interest in engagement with North Korea may aid in improving relations with China, providing greater means to entice North Korea with both carrots and sticks, argues Timothy Rich.
2017/05/10 | Douglas Fuller
Tech's Secret Sauce: Foreign Cash and Chinese Startups
Foreign venture capital has played a critical role in China’s start-up scene. Why has foreign venture capital played such an outsized role?
2017/05/08 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Trump, Venezuela and the Riddle of Freeing a Taiwanese Activist from China
As the wife of a Taiwanese man detained in China travels to the U.S. and Europe to lobby the international community for support, a prominent U.S. human rights lawyer sees several reasons for optimism as to why Trump may not be so bad on human rights after all.
2017/04/15 | Kongkea Chhoeun
The US–Cambodia Debt Stand-Off
The Cambodian government has once again called on the United States to cancel its US$500 million debt. However, it is unlikely under the Trump administration.
2017/04/08 | TNL Staff
No Taiwan Mention After Trump-Xi Summit as Focus Turns to Syria
Ahead of the talks, while most Taiwan experts anticipated a benign outcome for Taiwan from the summit, few, given the Trump administration’s unpredictability, were willing to fully rule out the possibility of an unexpected statement or announcement.
2017/04/06 | Edward White
ANALYSIS: Taiwan Holds Its Breath as Trump Meets Xi
Ahead of the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping, eight Taiwan and China experts share their expectations with The News Lens.
2017/04/05 | Jason Douglas
A China-US Dilemma: THAAD and China’s Nuclear Capability
It’s unclear at this point in which direction Sino-US strategic relations will go, but all indications point to a deterioration.
2017/04/03 | John Lee
The Rise of the New Chinese Diaspora
The high-skilled Chinese diaspora is ideally placed to mediate the two-way flow of funds and information.   
2017/04/01 | Anthony V. Rinna
Russia’s Stake in South Korea's THAAD Missile Debate
The geopolitics of South Korea's missile system is of concern to major regional players, namely China, US, and Russia.