Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Says China Unrest Won’t Alter Regime
By Barry Hatton
2 Films Offer 2 Tales of Wuhan Lockdown Ahead of 1-Year Anniversary
By Associated Press
China's Most Famous Artist Draws Attention to Syrian Refugees
By David Volodzko
Can Apple Conquer China With iOS7?
By Zachary Keck
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.
Ai Weiwei’s Playboy Interview, Music Video
The best of China this week. Chinese students demand Biden apologize. Li travels to India.
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.
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.
Outspoken activist Ai Weiwei has been accused of pornography. His supporters have a different view.
Reporting on China
Reporting from China has changed a great deal in the past few decades. It gives cause for some optimism.
China Tightens Media Grip
New rules on the way microblog stories are reported marks a further tightening of China’s grip over the media.
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.