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Can Apple Conquer China With iOS7?
June 12, 2013
Can Apple Conquer China With iOS7?
Plus Ai Weiwei says that U.S. is behaving like China with domestic spying operations. Wednesday China links.
Can Apple Conquer China With iOS7?
Aida Makoto: Far-Sighted Visions of Near-Sighted Japan
May 30, 2013
Aida Makoto: Far-Sighted Visions of Near-Sighted Japan
Artist enfant terrible Aida Makoto spoke with The Diplomat about his provocative Tokyo exhibition and whether there is hope for Japan.
Aida Makoto: Far-Sighted Visions of Near-Sighted Japan
Ai Weiwei’s Playboy Interview, Music Video
May 23, 2013
Ai Weiwei’s Playboy Interview, Music Video
The best of China this week. Chinese students demand Biden apologize. Li travels to India.
Ai Weiwei’s Playboy Interview, Music Video
The Week in Asia
April 01, 2012
The Week in Asia
Welcome to the first issue of The Week in Asia. Every weekend, The Diplomat will be rounding up the Asia-Pacific news, research and commentary that you may have missed.
The Week in Asia
Will China Dragon Bite in 2012?
January 27, 2012
Will China Dragon Bite in 2012?
Last year was a tough one for Chinese dissidents. With the Communist Party keen for stability as the leadership transition unfolds, 2012 could well be worse.
Will China Dragon Bite in 2012?
Naked Protest
November 23, 2011
Naked Protest
Outspoken activist Ai Weiwei has been accused of pornography. His supporters have a different view.
Naked Protest
Reporting on China
November 18, 2011
Reporting on China
Reporting from China has changed a great deal in the past few decades. It gives cause for some optimism.
Reporting on China
China Tightens Media Grip
November 15, 2011
China Tightens Media Grip
New rules on the way microblog stories are reported marks a further tightening of China’s grip over the media.
China Tightens Media Grip
Ai Weiwei Help Floods In
November 07, 2011
Ai Weiwei Help Floods In
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been landed with a $2.4 million tax bill. But help has been flooding in.
Ai Weiwei Help Floods In
China Plans Secret Detentions?
August 29, 2011
China Plans Secret Detentions?
Reports China plans to change its laws to allow secret detentions are part of a broad crackdown on dissent.
China Plans Secret Detentions?
Wang Lihong and Protest
August 12, 2011
Wang Lihong and Protest
Wang Lihong’s trial is a reminder of the determination of China’s leadership to crack down. And of growing opposition.
Wang Lihong and Protest
Ai Weiwei Released on Bail
June 22, 2011
Ai Weiwei Released on Bail
Controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is released on bail in Beijing after more than two months in detention.
Ai Weiwei Released on Bail
Who is Li Chengpeng?
June 09, 2011
Who is Li Chengpeng?
Controversial author Li Chengpeng wants to stand as an independent candidate in Chengdu. Can he?
Who is Li Chengpeng?
June 03, 2011
How China Disappoints EU
Disappointed over human rights and the rule of law in China, don’t expect European leaders to lift the arms embargo.
How China Disappoints EU
Vietnam Treads China’s Path
May 19, 2011
Vietnam Treads China’s Path
While international attention has been focused on China’s crackdown on activists, Vietnam has also been tightening up on dissent.
Vietnam Treads China’s Path
What Next for Ai Weiwei?
May 18, 2011
What Next for Ai Weiwei?
Detained artist Ai Weiwei has been allowed to see his wife. But the authorities are staying quiet.
What Next for Ai Weiwei?
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