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2017/01/25 | Andrew MacGregor Marshall

Eyes on the Spies in Thailand: New CIA Files Released

Andrew MacGregor Marshall gives his overview of some of the CIA files on Thailand that have now been declassified and made widely available to the public for the first time. From tales of tantrums and toilet breaks to kingly admissions of involvement in coups, it makes for eye-opening reading.

2017/01/24 | Chublic Opinion

The River: China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

The River: why Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China can't step into the same river of history.

2017/01/18 | Bruce Jacobs

BOOK REVIEW: 'Convergence or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait'

'Convergence or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait' is an informative and lively book on the issues facing Taiwan today, and provides a good understanding for leaders of both Taiwan and the world’s democratic nations, writes Prof. Bruce Jacobs.

2017/01/16 | Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文)

Taiwan's Political Revolution and China's Challenge

Donald Trump and Taiwan’s president aren’t China’s biggest long-term ‘Taiwan issue’ challenge, argues Courtney Donovan Smith.

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.

2017/01/10 | The Japan Times

Promoting Local Autonomy in Japan

Transferring administrative power from the central to local governments may not be enough to realize true local autonomy.

2017/01/06 | The Japan Times

Japan's Political Landscape in 2017

The Abe administration remains unchallenged within Japan, but a Trump presidency brings turbulence.

2017/01/04 | Suzanne Pepper

Hong Kong in 2017: Off to Another Fighting Start

It is a new year and the fight goes on in Hong Kong, writes Suzanne Pepper.

2016/12/31 | The Japan Times

The Year the Establishment Failed

Key events in 2016 were moments of disintegration that exposed a frail and fragile political order.

2016/12/27 | Sarah O'Meara

How to Be more than a Token Woman in Chinese Politics

Exploring female representation in government and what the future holds for the coming generations in China.

2016/12/18 | Wu Po-Yu

'Marginalized Heterosexual, White Cis-male' is Not Always an Oxymoron

If true equality is what we are searching for, we should not argue who had it worse but instead seek out a way to elevate everyone, argues Wu Po-Yu.

2016/12/14 | Vivienne Chow

Christmas Comes Early in Hong Kong

The departure of Hong Kong's CY Leung has been welcomed. But perhaps Hongkongers should delay the champagne, writes Vivienne Chow.

2016/12/09 | ZiQing Low

Trending in Taiwan Today

Today's biggest stories from around Taiwan.

2016/12/05 | Adam P MacDonald

Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act

While continuing to deepen diplomatic and economic relations with the United States and the West, Aung San Suu Kyi has avoided adopting positions on divisive strategic matters such as the South and East China Sea disputes

2016/12/04 | Anthony P. D’Costa

Has Big Business Hijacked South Korea?

South Korea must restore the balance between government and big business.

2016/12/03 | Edward White

Taiwan’s Opposition Questions Value of Trump-Tsai Phone Call

The conversation, which took place on Friday, is thought to be the first time a president or president-elect of the United States has directly talked to the leader of Taiwan since 1979.

2016/12/03 | TNL Staff

Trump and Tsai Make Historic Phone Call

Commentators believe the event is likely to “infuriate” China’s leadership.