February 27, 2016
China's Most Famous Artist Draws Attention to Syrian Refugees
By David Volodzko
June 12, 2013
Can Apple Conquer China With iOS7?
By Zachary Keck
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 23, 2011
Outspoken activist Ai Weiwei has been accused of pornography. His supporters have a different view.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.