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Taiwan’s Relations with India: Partisan Divides
January 25, 2020

Taiwan’s Relations with India: Partisan Divides

By Timothy S. Rich, Andi Dahmer, Madelynn Einhorn, and Vasabjit Banerjee
What do Taiwanese people think about burgeoning ties with India? To a large extent, it depends on their political affiliation.

Indonesia in 2020: A Year of Change or Stagnation Under Jokowi?
January 24, 2020

Indonesia in 2020: A Year of Change or Stagnation Under Jokowi?

By Erin Cook
2020 could be a key year in assessing whether reform takes off or if the country continues to be mired in stagnation on key issues.
World Airports Take Precautions After China Coronavirus Outbreak
January 24, 2020

World Airports Take Precautions After China Coronavirus Outbreak

By Associated Press
Airports around the world are taking steps to contain the new virus’s spread.

UN Court Orders Myanmar to Prevent Rohingya Genocide
January 24, 2020

UN Court Orders Myanmar to Prevent Rohingya Genocide

By Associated Press
The court delivered a sweeping legal victory for the persecuted Muslim minority.

Rethinking Indonesia’s ‘War on Drugs’
January 23, 2020

Rethinking Indonesia’s ‘War on Drugs’

By Will Doran
Can the Global Commission on Drug Policy’s advocacy help change Jakarta’s harsh drug laws?

Who Is Behind K-pop’s Viral Choreography?
January 23, 2020

Who Is Behind K-pop’s Viral Choreography?

By Layne Vandenberg
The minds behind K-pop dance choreography, one of K-pop’s most iconic features, deserve formal recognition. 

Downtown Tokyo’s Homeless Fear Removal Ahead of Olympics
January 23, 2020

Downtown Tokyo’s Homeless Fear Removal Ahead of Olympics

By Associated Press
Like the United States, Japan has a relatively high poverty rate for a wealthy nation. 
Social Justice a Distant Dream for Nepal’s Dalits
January 23, 2020

Social Justice a Distant Dream for Nepal’s Dalits

By Vishal Arora
A Nepali MP shares her experiences as a low-caste woman.

Is Japan Ready to Welcome Immigrants?
January 22, 2020

Is Japan Ready to Welcome Immigrants?

By Mina Pollmann
A recent survey by Japan's Cabinet Office has interesting implications for the push to welcome more foreign workers.

Ringing in Chinese New Year in Indonesia
January 22, 2020

Ringing in Chinese New Year in Indonesia

By Agoes Rudianto
The festival of Grebeg Sudiro celebrates ethnic Chinese heritage in Indonesia, where such celebrations were banned under Suharto.

Battle for India’s New Citizenship Law Moves to Top Court
January 22, 2020

Battle for India’s New Citizenship Law Moves to Top Court

By Associated Press
The Indian Supreme Court will hear arguments for and against the controversial citizenship law, which opponents say discriminates against Muslims.
2 More Ethnic Kazakhs Who Fled Xinjiang Won’t Be Deported
January 22, 2020

2 More Ethnic Kazakhs Who Fled Xinjiang Won’t Be Deported

By Catherine Putz
Murager Alimuly and Qaster Musakhanuly were given one-year prison sentences, but a Kazakh court declined to deport them.

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