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Silent Battles: How Pakistani Women Counter Harassment in Cyberspace
October 21, 2020

Silent Battles: How Pakistani Women Counter Harassment in Cyberspace

By Allia Bukhari
“Unless these issues are addressed in the real world, they will continue to exist and increase in the online world.”

Educating Central Asia, From Soviet Collapse to COVID-19
October 20, 2020

Educating Central Asia, From Soviet Collapse to COVID-19

By Catherine Putz
Vasila Bozichaeva and Emma Sabzalieva explain the development of Central Asia's education systems, and the current challenges faced.
The US Government Partners With Academia to Root out Chinese Talent Plans
October 20, 2020

The US Government Partners With Academia to Root out Chinese Talent Plans

By Bonnie Girard
U.S. universities and research institutions are waking up to the problem of U.S. grants going to Chinese government-funded scientists.

Uzbek Weddings in the Time of COVID-19
October 20, 2020

Uzbek Weddings in the Time of COVID-19

By Ezoza Yakvalkhodjieva
The pandemic has managed to do what the Uzbek government hasn’t been able to: temper lavish wedding practices. But will moderation last?

Hollywood Made in China
October 19, 2020

Hollywood Made in China

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Aynne Kokas.

Upcoming Festivities in India Could Create a New COVID-19 Challenge
October 19, 2020

Upcoming Festivities in India Could Create a New COVID-19 Challenge

By Sudha Ramachandran
India seems to be on the mend when it comes to the pandemic. But that could change soon.

Vietnam’s War Against COVID-19
October 19, 2020

Vietnam’s War Against COVID-19

By Maya Nguyen
Vietnam's campaign against COVID-19 is infused with military imagery, playing into existing strands of national identity.
Public Shaming is Terrible, But So Is Poor Journalism
October 19, 2020

Public Shaming is Terrible, But So Is Poor Journalism

By Vu Lam
The online attacks on Vietnam's "Patient 17" were disgraceful, but there is no evidence that her identity was leaked by the Vietnamese government.

How Balochistan Is Failing Its Girls
October 16, 2020

How Balochistan Is Failing Its Girls

By Mariyam Suleman
It will take concerted, collective action to change the oppressed society for young girls and women in Pakistan’s Balochistan province.

Pandemics and the Post: Mongolia’s Pony Express
October 16, 2020

Pandemics and the Post: Mongolia’s Pony Express

By William Taylor
The most famous horse-based postal relay came with the rise of the great Mongol Empire in the 13th century.

Why the World Should Care About Language in Inner Mongolia
October 16, 2020

Why the World Should Care About Language in Inner Mongolia

By Sonam Ongmo and Saglar Bougdaeva
At stake is an 800-year-old script with a multicultural lineage emanating from the golden era of the Silk Route.
After Outrage, Indian Brand Pulls Ad with Interfaith Couple
October 14, 2020

After Outrage, Indian Brand Pulls Ad with Interfaith Couple

By Associated Press
The ad featured a Muslim man and his Hindu wife, with the tagline: “A beautiful confluence of two different religions, traditions and cultures."

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