Accreditation Battle Continues Between RFE/RL and Tajikistan
By Catherine Putz
Four more employees - one a driver - of RFE/RL's Tajik Service have been given six-month accreditations. The press freedom battle goes on.
How Taiwan’s History Illuminates the 2020 Election
By Evan Dawley and Wayne Soon
Taiwan's democratic culture -- and ties to Hong Kong -- long predate the 21st century.
China Cargo Train Routes Face Backlash in Finland
By Jukka Aukia
A Finnish state media documentary raises questions about the Kouvola-Xi’an train connection – and, implicitly, the wider China-Finland relationship.
CPEC and Beyond: China and the US Fight For Influence In Pakistan
By Umair Jamal
Beijing and Washington tussle to have their way with Islamabad’s foreign policy decisions.
Taiwan, Shut Out From WHO, Confronts Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus
By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai and a senior U.S. official called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the WHO as the nation confirmed its first coronavirus case on Tuesday.
World Airports Take Precautions After China Coronavirus Outbreak
By Associated Press
Airports around the world are taking steps to contain the new virus’s spread.
Parsing the Economic Damage From the Japan-South Korea Dispute
By Troy Stangarone
Recent data indicate the overall damage was limited, but that could change if we see another round of escalation.
UN Court Orders Myanmar to Prevent Rohingya Genocide
By Associated Press
The court delivered a sweeping legal victory for the persecuted Muslim minority.
What Does the UK’s New ASEAN Mission Say About Its Southeast Asia Engagement Post-Brexit?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Britain continues to shape its relationship with Southeast Asia amid ongoing domestic and regional developments.
Why Is India’s Right Wing Defaming the Women Protesters of Shaheen Bagh?
By Avishek Jha
Pro-government media and politicians have cast the protesters as paid anti-India agents, but that’s far from the reality driving the demonstrations.
No New Thinking in Laos?
By David Hutt
In recent years, the regime has looked to be stuck in static thinking.
Who Is Behind K-pop’s Viral Choreography?
By Layne Vandenberg
The minds behind K-pop dance choreography, one of K-pop’s most iconic features, deserve formal recognition.