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China Moves to Quell Hong Kong Protests With Security Law
May 28, 2020

China Moves to Quell Hong Kong Protests With Security Law

By Zen Soo and Ken Moritsugu
The decision allowing Beijing to craft a national security law for Hong Kong sailed through the National People’s Congress on Thursday.
Overseas Gambling Ventures a Lucky Strike for China’s Power Projection
May 28, 2020

Overseas Gambling Ventures a Lucky Strike for China’s Power Projection

By Hugh Harsono
How overseas gambling enterprises double as power projection tools for China.

Flashpoints on the Periphery: Understanding China’s Neighborhood Opportunism
May 28, 2020

Flashpoints on the Periphery: Understanding China’s Neighborhood Opportunism

By Suyash Desai
How is China taking advantage of the pandemic to pursue its foreign policy goals?

Canada Judge Rules Huawei CFO’s Extradition Case Will Proceed
May 28, 2020

Canada Judge Rules Huawei CFO’s Extradition Case Will Proceed

By Associated Press
Meng Wanzhou's extradition cleared a legal hurdle, despite pressure from Beijing.

The US No Longer Considers Hong Kong Autonomous. What Does That Mean?
May 28, 2020

The US No Longer Considers Hong Kong Autonomous. What Does That Mean?

By Shannon Tiezzi
The announcement has huge ramifications, but its actual impact is not yet clear.
Beijing’s National Security Messaging on Hong Kong
May 28, 2020

Beijing’s National Security Messaging on Hong Kong

By Eleanor Albert
China is defending its plans for Hong Kong with a fervent PR blitz.

The North Korean Economy Under Sanctions and COVID-19
May 28, 2020

The North Korean Economy Under Sanctions and COVID-19

By 38 North / Bradley O. Babson
Amid stalled diplomacy and a global pandemic, North Korea is signalling major adjustments in its economic policies and management practices.
Japan Ends Coronavirus State of Emergency, Aims to Gradually Reopen the Economy 
May 27, 2020

Japan Ends Coronavirus State of Emergency, Aims to Gradually Reopen the Economy 

By Thisanka Siripala
The government declares success against the coronavirus and moves to incrementally resume economic activity.

COVID-19 and Cashmere: Rethinking One of Mongolia’s Largest Industries
May 27, 2020

COVID-19 and Cashmere: Rethinking One of Mongolia’s Largest Industries

By Jacob Hafey
The current stagnation of the market has created a window to ensure that cashmere production can continue without ruining the land.

Coronavirus or No, Japan’s Politics Remain Stuck
May 27, 2020

Coronavirus or No, Japan’s Politics Remain Stuck

By Yusaku Yoshikawa
Despite strong disapproval of Prime Minister Abe’s COVID-19 response, the public sees little alternative to his continued governance.

South Korea’s Imperfect But Maturing Democracy
May 27, 2020

South Korea’s Imperfect But Maturing Democracy

By John Lee
South Korea’s democracy continues to grow and evolve.
How Chinese Nationalism Is Changing
May 26, 2020

How Chinese Nationalism Is Changing

By Brian Wong
Chinese nationalism used to be aimed at both domestic and foreign audiences. Not anymore.

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