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Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
December 06, 2018
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
In 2017, the ruling DPP reformed the Referendum Act. The first referendum votes under the new act did not go smoothly.
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
Finding Love in China’s Marriage Markets
November 27, 2018
Finding Love in China’s Marriage Markets
One man’s experience explaining the search for love in China.
Finding Love in China’s Marriage Markets
The Sentinels of the Sentinelese
November 26, 2018
The Sentinels of the Sentinelese
India was right to deny access to one of the world’s last unresearched tribes.
The Sentinels of the Sentinelese
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
November 09, 2018
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
The Himalayas are a global center for linguistic diversity. But that diversity is at risk.
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
November 06, 2018
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
The IOC, responding to Rakhimov’s election, expressed “grave” concern over judging scandals, anti-doping, and governance.
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
November 06, 2018
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
With contradictory referendums set to hit November ballots, LGBTQ advocates are critical of President Tsai for not acting sooner.
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
November 05, 2018
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
An altercation between a Christian woman and Muslim women was based on a Hindu custom.
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
October 31, 2018
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
A Kazakh boxing legend and an Uzbek businessman face off for leadership of the scandal-ridden International Boxing Association.
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
October 25, 2018
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
Taiwan authorities halt Fuh Sheng No. 11 for labor violations. Are Taiwan’s fishing practices finally changing?
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
Singapore: Crazy Rich But Still Behind on Gay Rights
October 24, 2018
Singapore: Crazy Rich But Still Behind on Gay Rights
Singapore’s protection of its LGBT community leaves much to be desired.
Singapore: Crazy Rich But Still Behind on Gay Rights
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
October 11, 2018
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
An interview with Thiago Braga on pu’er tea culture and industry
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
Life in New York's Little Pakistan
October 05, 2018
Life in New York's Little Pakistan
This once-thriving community is still trying to put itself back together after the 9/11 attacks.
Life in New York's Little Pakistan
India’s Sabarimala Temple and the Issue of Women’s Entry
October 03, 2018
India’s Sabarimala Temple and the Issue of Women’s Entry
Another Hindu temple will open its gates to women, reigniting the debate on Indian secularism.
India’s Sabarimala Temple and the Issue of Women’s Entry
Goodbye, Dr. Ho: The Passing of a Chinese Doctor (and Tourist Attraction)
October 02, 2018
Goodbye, Dr. Ho: The Passing of a Chinese Doctor (and Tourist Attraction)
Dr. Ho, a longtime draw for tourists in southwest China, passed away at aged 95.
Goodbye, Dr. Ho: The Passing of a Chinese Doctor (and Tourist Attraction)
Meet Lin Xi: A Progressive Female Character in a Chinese Drama
September 27, 2018
Meet Lin Xi: A Progressive Female Character in a Chinese Drama
The second season of China’s famous TV show, Nirvana in Fire (琅琊榜), sets a progressive character into a period drama.
Meet Lin Xi: A Progressive Female Character in a Chinese Drama
India’s Problem With Women
September 26, 2018
India’s Problem With Women
As tradition and modernity collide, India is the world's most dangerous place for women.
India’s Problem With Women
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