Society China’s ‘Little Gaokao’: A Choice for the Choiceless By Yang Yaqi | May 20, 2022
China’s graduate entrance exam offers hope – and few guarantees. But amid an uncertain future, more and more young Chinese are signing up.
Economy How the War in Ukraine is Accelerating India’s Desire for Tech Autonomy By Tobias Scholz | May 20, 2022
Uneasy with both Russia’s invasion and Western sanctions, India is even more convinced that it must diversify its technology partnerships and develop more homegrown capabilities .
Economy Does Marcos Jr. Have an Economic Plan for the Philippines? By Michael Beltran | May 19, 2022
Uncertainty and cynicism loom over the Philippine economy amid Marcos’ win.
Society How Activists Kept the Memory of the Gwangju Uprising Alive By Hwang Sok-yong, Lee Jae-eui, Jeon Yong-ho, and Slin Jung | May 18, 2022
The story of the “Gwangju White Papers” and “Beyond Death,” the first underground handouts to discuss the Gwangju Uprising.
Security Why Taiwan Can’t Copy Ukraine’s Civil Defense Blueprint By James Baron | May 17, 2022
Replicating Ukraine’s Territorial Defense Force is not legally or politically feasible in Taiwan – at least for now.