Hong Kong’s Legislative Council Elections Bring to Light Tensions with the Mainland

With Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo) elections coming up on September 4th, Hong Kong is witnessing levels of dissent from its citizenry regarding the...

China’s Coming Crackdown on Healthcare Corruption

Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has swept through the country like a brushfire in a dry season. Banks, government officials, even newspaper reporters...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Hosts Chinese Foreign Minister

Less than one week after assuming the position of Myanmar’s foreign minister, Aung San Suu Kyi received her first official guest: Chinese Foreign Minister...

Facebook Wins China Trademark Case

The court said the firm had "violated moral principles" with "obvious intention to duplicate and copy from another high-profile trademark". The Zhongshan Pearl River company...

Summary of David Firestein’s Talk – “The South China Sea: The Diverging Strategic Assumptions...

Executive Summary The South China Sea (SCS) has become a central issue in the U.S.-China relationship.  Despite widespread framing (in the United States, China, Southeast...

China Says U.S. Involved In Philippines’ South China Sea Arbitration

China on Tuesday slammed the United States for being behind the South China Sea arbitration initiated by the Philippines following remarks by a senior...

New Graft Inspections Kick Off In State Organs

Graft-busters of the Communist Party of China (CPC) have descended on some Party agencies and state organs, kicking off a new round of anti-corruption...

Vietnam welcomes Hague ruling on East Vietnam Sea disputes: foreign ministry

In a statement released at 5:35 pm, a spokesperson for the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Le Hai Binh, said Vietnam welcomed the arbitral...

Exclusive: Should America Worry About Duterte?

This past May, I discussed the 2016 Philippine presidential election and the different candidates' take on the regional situation. Since then, Davao Mayor Rodrigo...

‘Upsetting,’ ‘Ignorant:’ Asian Americans Describe Racial Harassment After COVID-19 Outbreak

She was used to the mistreatment by now: the passing stares, the not-so-subtle attempts to cover their mouths while passing her. Amy,...

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