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2017/10/28 | Sheryn Lee
President Tsai's Ballot Box Balancing Act
Like most incumbents, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen is experiencing mid-term polling blues, but the erosion of identification with either of the two major parties should be greater cause for concern.
Peering into Taiwan's Post-Blue Political Future
Politics abhors a vacuum, and with the KMT struggling for support there is scope for a new opposition to mount a challenge to the DPP's grip of Taiwan's national politics. But who will lead it and where will they come from? Courtney Donovan Smith forecasts Taiwan's political future.
2017/08/28 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Taiwan Shines, Despite Universiade Disruption
The Universiade is a rare chance for Taiwan to shine on the international stage.
2017/08/17 | Edward White
BREAKING: Hong Kong Jails 'Political Prisoners' Wong, Law and Chow
Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law are being described as Hong Kong’s ‘first political prisoners’ after being sent to prison for actions in the days before the 2014 Umbrella Movement.
2017/08/11 | Edward White
Security Beefed-Up as Taiwan’s Biggest-Ever Event is Politicized
Protests loom at a rare major sporting event in Taipei, as China continues to block Taiwan’s presence on the international stage.
2017/08/02 | Brad Adams
OPINION: Urgent Investigation Needed into Shocking Abduction of Thai Activist in Laos
Wuthipong was put in a car and driven away to an unknown location while his wife and his friend were left at the scene
2017/07/25 | Jason Hsu
OPINION: Culture as a New Diplomatic Strategy for Taiwan
Taiwan’s culture potentially provides it with a unique diplomatic power, if it can harness it.
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.
Singapore's Family Feud Moves from Facebook to Parliament as PM Fronts
In a rare move, the prime minister called for a debate in parliament after the attacks on Facebook against him and his wife Ho Ching.
2017/05/25 | Kirsten Han
Singapore, It Is Time for Answers on Operation Spectrum
[OPINION] It’s high time that documents related to Operation Spectrum were declassified, and an independent Commission of Inquiry held, argues Kirsten Han.
Book Review: 'Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion'
Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion is a useful ensemble of works that can inform readers and enrich other studies of Myanmar. It
2017/05/22 | Justin Hugo
Tough Pill to Swallow: Why Singapore’s Healthcare Model Should Not Be Followed
[OPINION] Singapore’s healthcare system has become unnecessarily complicated but it can be reformed to provide more equitable healthcare and give its citizens peace of mind.
Does Taiwan’s WHA Exclusion Really Matter? An Insider’s Guide to the World’s Biggest Health Meeting
Not all Taiwanese have been excluded from attending the World Health Assembly this year. One Taiwanese researcher who will be at the meeting in Geneva explains why gaining “observer” status is not all it is cracked up to be, and why Taiwan needs a new strategy that does not rely on its unguaranteed status at the WHA.
2017/05/11 | Justin Hugo
School’s Out: How Singapore Keeps University Reserved for the Elites
[OPINION] The Singapore government is shutting out most Singaporeans from universities while keeping the door wide open to foreigners.