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2016/10/16 | Rachael Buckland

Reporting Migration: Big Challenges for Old and New Media

There is undoubtedly strong consumer appetite for the stories about refugees and asylum seekers.

2017/05/10 | Phil Robertson

OPINION: New President Must Tackle Rights Across Korean Peninsula and the Region

The new South Korean government should tell Beijing that returning North Koreans back into the clutches of Pyongyang is unacceptable because it condemns those refugees to certain torture, imprisonment and in some cases, death, argues Phil Robertson.

2016/10/03 | Rachael Buckland and Jiyoung Song

What Malaysia has to Gain from Migration Reform

Malaysia is not a party to the 1951 Refugee Convention or its related protocol. In order to comply with its international obligation to protect, the first step is for the Malaysian government to sign and ratify the Convention.

2017/04/27 | C. Cindy Fan

Worlds Apart: Split Households and Migrating Masses in China

With the increased prevalence of both spouses engaging in migrant work, many rural villages in China now have a hollowed-out age structure, namely, only the young and the old stay behind.

2017/05/22 | Bingqin Li

China's Social System Reform is Going Nowhere

China’s hukou (household registration) system is often criticized for hindering the free movement of labor and creating inequality. In recent years the hukou system has undergone considerable reform. But is this enough to turn around the trends in China’s regional inequality?

2016/06/23 | Fran Martin

Overseas Study An ‘Escape Route’ for Young Chinese Women

For women from China’s post-1990 generation, the greater availability of educational opportunities and influences from transnational cultural and media flows mean they tend to see their own gendered identity in a more individualized way.

2017/08/22 | Tao Anli

A Remote Ethnic Group in China Torn Between Tradition and Modernity

Poverty relief efforts targeting Yunnan’s native Mang population have improved lives but attuned youngsters to their isolated, stifling existence.

2017/09/11 | Nie Riming

Chinese Cities Should Open Their Gates to the Children of Migrants

It’s time we rewarded rural laborers’ contributions to their adopted cities by giving their children a proper education.

2017/09/18 | Alice Dawkins

Stranger Kings: Ancient Traditions of Chinese Power in Northeastern Myanmar

'As the Chinese state extends its reach beyond its traditional power bases in the Sino-Myanmar hills and lowland urban centers to developing a major port off the Rakhine coast, it pays to be aware of the longstanding motif of strategic Chinese infiltration,' Dawkins writes.

2017/09/28 | Ma Te

Fast-Fading Memories of Harbin’s Migrant History

A stream of Russian refugees once made the far-flung northeastern city their home, but now only a handful of descendants remain to tell their stories.