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A Conversation on China’s Long Regional Shadow
October 18, 2019

A Conversation on China’s Long Regional Shadow

By Luke Hunt
Luke Hunt speaks to Huw Watkin on China’s role in the region and what it means for politics, economics, and security.

Homeless Men Denied Shelter During Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis
October 17, 2019

Homeless Men Denied Shelter During Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis

By Thisanka Siripala
As Japan recovers from the worst storm in decades, reports of a Tokyo shelter rejecting homeless evacuees has sparked international outrage.
Navigating Between Academia and Activism in Central Asia
October 17, 2019

Navigating Between Academia and Activism in Central Asia

By Colleen Wood
Human dignity and scholarly integrity are critical when it comes to researching and intervening in human rights activism.

Vietnam Bans Animated Movie Over South China Sea Map
October 17, 2019

Vietnam Bans Animated Movie Over South China Sea Map

By Associated Press
The country has pulled the film “Abominable’ from theaters because the movie shows a map supporting China’s South China Sea claims.

East Turkistan, West Papua and an Extraordinary Game of Football
October 16, 2019

East Turkistan, West Papua and an Extraordinary Game of Football

By Henryk Szadziewski
“For us, our passion for the game shows the world the skills and aspirations of our people.”

Inside Afghanistan’s Online Battlefield
October 15, 2019

Inside Afghanistan’s Online Battlefield

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Social media provides another front for battle between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia
October 12, 2019

Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia

By Nabila Hassan
Countries in Southeast Asia are racing to implement digital IDs, but governments must proceed with caution.
The Young Activists Fighting Southeast Asia’s Climate Crisis
October 11, 2019

The Young Activists Fighting Southeast Asia’s Climate Crisis

By Preeti Jha
From Yangon to Manila, young people are demanding their governments take immediate action on global warming.

Central Asia’s Russian Migration Puzzle
October 11, 2019

Central Asia’s Russian Migration Puzzle

By Khamza Sharifzoda
An interview with Caress Schenk.

Confronting Southeast Asia’s Big Education Challenge
October 10, 2019

Confronting Southeast Asia’s Big Education Challenge

By David Hutt
Regional countries have yet to confront serious remaining problems in their education systems.

Taiwan’s Human Rights Miracle Does Not Extend to Its Southeast Asian Foreign Workers
October 10, 2019

Taiwan’s Human Rights Miracle Does Not Extend to Its Southeast Asian Foreign Workers

By Nick Aspinwall
Recent incidents affecting Southeast Asian foreign workers muddy Taiwan’s claims as a regional guarantor of human rights. 
How Public Discourse Keeps the ‘Domestic’ and the ‘Foreign’ Separate in Japan
October 10, 2019

How Public Discourse Keeps the ‘Domestic’ and the ‘Foreign’ Separate in Japan

By Xiaochen Su
Caricatured images pervade Japanese portrayals and understanding of foreigners.

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