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Relative of Virus Victim Asks to Meet WHO Experts in Wuhan
January 27, 2021

Relative of Virus Victim Asks to Meet WHO Experts in Wuhan

By Associated Press
The relatives of the dead have faced immense pressure from authorities not to speak out.

Parsing China’s ‘Cancel Culture’
January 26, 2021

Parsing China’s ‘Cancel Culture’

By Gabriel Fung
How does China use nationalism in international brand controversies? And where are its limits?
Conflict Between South Korea and Japan Surges Again With Court’s ‘Comfort Women’ Decision
January 26, 2021

Conflict Between South Korea and Japan Surges Again With Court’s ‘Comfort Women’ Decision

By Mitch Shin
The Japanese government rejected a court ruling on compensation for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery during World War II. 

Japan’s Arms Exports: A Prudent Possibility Amid Enduring Challenges
January 26, 2021

Japan’s Arms Exports: A Prudent Possibility Amid Enduring Challenges

By John Wright
Japan needs to urgently address key structural problems in order to build an export-driven defense industry.

China’s Xi Champions Multilateralism at Davos, Again
January 26, 2021

China’s Xi Champions Multilateralism at Davos, Again

By Eleanor Albert
Once again, China's leader addressed the World Economic Forum to outline his vision for global governance.

The Digital War: US-China Tech Competition in the Biden Era
January 26, 2021

The Digital War: US-China Tech Competition in the Biden Era

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Winston Ma.

An Inoffensive Quest: Can Japan’s Defense Exports Take Off?
January 26, 2021

An Inoffensive Quest: Can Japan’s Defense Exports Take Off?

By John Wright
Japan’s quest for an arms manufacturing industry is intimately linked with its self-perception as a “normal” power. How has it fared so far?
Bitcoin Mining and Blackouts Add to Anti-Chinese Sentiments in Iran
January 26, 2021

Bitcoin Mining and Blackouts Add to Anti-Chinese Sentiments in Iran

By Reza Khaasteh
Amid energy shortages in Iran, Iranians are pointing the finger at Chinese-run bitcoin mining operations.

Hong Kong’s Present Echoes Tibet’s Past
January 25, 2021

Hong Kong’s Present Echoes Tibet’s Past

By Simon Shen
In both 1959 Tibet and 2019 Hong Kong, popular dissent became a flashpoint for the end of meaningful autonomy - just as Beijing had planned.

The Role of Political Culture in Taiwan’s COVID-19 Success
January 25, 2021

The Role of Political Culture in Taiwan’s COVID-19 Success

By Layne Vandenberg
Taiwan’s political culture is the unexpected key to public compliance with COVID-19 digital surveillance.

Taiwan Tightens COVID-19 Regulations Amid String of Hospital Infections
January 23, 2021

Taiwan Tightens COVID-19 Regulations Amid String of Hospital Infections

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan is working to contain a domestic outbreak and maintain its remarkable success in containing the coronavirus.
2 Films Offer 2 Tales of Wuhan Lockdown Ahead of 1-Year Anniversary
January 23, 2021

2 Films Offer 2 Tales of Wuhan Lockdown Ahead of 1-Year Anniversary

By Associated Press
A government-sanctioned look back at the early fight against COVID-19 differs sharply from a documentary directed by artist and dissident Ai Weiwei.

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