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Why Taiwan Is Beating COVID-19 – Again
July 29, 2021

Why Taiwan Is Beating COVID-19 – Again

By Wayne Soon
How did Taiwan suppress this wave, even as Australia, Vietnam, and Singapore are struggling with an uptick of the virus?
Tokyo Sets Another COVID Record Days After Olympics Begin
July 29, 2021

Tokyo Sets Another COVID Record Days After Olympics Begin

By Mari Yamaguchi
Even as the Games continue, health experts urged Japanese to adopt a “sense of crisis” toward the current outbreak.

Mongolia Seizes the Diplomatic Moment
July 28, 2021

Mongolia Seizes the Diplomatic Moment

By Shannon Tiezzi
In the space of just five days, Mongolian officials have held high-level talks with China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States

Remaking the South Korea-US Alliance
July 28, 2021

Remaking the South Korea-US Alliance

By Sukjoon Yoon
The threat from North Korea (and beyond) has changed. The ROK-U.S. alliance must change as well to keep pace.

After Massive Floods, Zhengzhou’s Subway Becomes a Public Mourning Site
July 27, 2021

After Massive Floods, Zhengzhou’s Subway Becomes a Public Mourning Site

By Dake Kang
At least 71 people perished in last week’s floods in Henan Province, including 14 who were trapped on the flooded subway in Zhengzhou.
How China Missed Its COVID-19 Opportunity
July 27, 2021

How China Missed Its COVID-19 Opportunity

By Ben Moeller
After initial missteps, Beijing had the chance to be the envy of the world for its pandemic management. What went wrong?

North, South Korea Agree to Reopen Communication Channels
July 27, 2021

North, South Korea Agree to Reopen Communication Channels

By Mitch Shin
With only eight months left in President Moon’s term, the two Koreas surprisingly agreed to restore channels and improve ties.
General Ju Qiansheng Takes Command of the PLA Strategic Support Force
July 27, 2021

General Ju Qiansheng Takes Command of the PLA Strategic Support Force

By Marcus Clay
The former commander of the People’s Liberation Army Strategic Support Force Network Systems Department is taking over the entire force.

Hotels and Free Wi-Fi Are Sitting Ducks for North Korean Cybercriminals
July 27, 2021

Hotels and Free Wi-Fi Are Sitting Ducks for North Korean Cybercriminals

By Jason Bartlett
North Korea has a track record of conducting sophisticated cyberattacks from unexpected locations through highly creative means.

During Latest Exchange, China Presents US With 2 Lists of Grievances
July 26, 2021

During Latest Exchange, China Presents US With 2 Lists of Grievances

By Shannon Tiezzi
Based on the official read-outs from both sides, it seems Wendy Sherman’s trip to China didn’t go much beyond repeating lengthy lists of concern.

As China Rolled Out Its COVID-19 Shots, Victims of Earlier Vaccine Scandals Vanished
July 24, 2021

As China Rolled Out Its COVID-19 Shots, Victims of Earlier Vaccine Scandals Vanished

By Renee Xia
China’s habit of disappearing and censoring critics is not the way to win trust in its vaccine industry.
North Korean Oil Tanker Stops in Chinese Port in the First Recorded Visit Since 2017
July 24, 2021

North Korean Oil Tanker Stops in Chinese Port in the First Recorded Visit Since 2017

By Leo Byrne
It’s the first time since tight U.N. sanctions on the North’s oil imports went into effect that Pyongyang has openly sent a tanker to China.

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