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Has Taiwanese Public Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage Changed?
September 11, 2020

Has Taiwanese Public Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage Changed?

By Timothy S. Rich and Isabel Eliassen
Over a year since legalization, how have public opinions in Taiwan shifted around the question of same-sex marriage?
Taiwan’s COVID-19 Success Story Continues as Neighbors Fend Off New Outbreaks
September 11, 2020

Taiwan’s COVID-19 Success Story Continues as Neighbors Fend Off New Outbreaks

By Nick Aspinwall
Unlike countries like Vietnam and New Zealand, Taiwan has managed to keep its five-month streak of no local COVID-19 transmissions alive.

Racism Is Fueling Myanmar’s Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19
September 11, 2020

Racism Is Fueling Myanmar’s Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19

By Andrew Nachemson
Anti-migrant -- and especially anti-Rohingya and anti-Rakhine -- sentiments are undermining efforts to control the pandemic.

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Debacle
September 10, 2020

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Debacle

By Eleanor Albert
The film has come to exemplify the trade-offs made by Hollywood to seek big gains in China -- and the reputational costs involved.

India’s Rich Prosper During the Pandemic While Its Poor Stand Precariously at the Edge
September 10, 2020

India’s Rich Prosper During the Pandemic While Its Poor Stand Precariously at the Edge

By Bansari Kamdar
COVID-19 is increasing India’s economic inequality – which was very high even before the pandemic.
Human Rights Groups Ask IOC to Move 2022 Olympics Out of China
September 09, 2020

Human Rights Groups Ask IOC to Move 2022 Olympics Out of China

By Associated Press
In a letter, the group asked the IOC to "reverse its mistake in awarding Beijing the honor of hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2022."

China Detains 23 in Crackdown on Inner Mongolia Protests
September 09, 2020

China Detains 23 in Crackdown on Inner Mongolia Protests

By Associated Press
The government is taking a heavy handed approach to protests over a new Mandarin-language education policy.
Is North Korea Changing Its Approach to Journalism?
September 08, 2020

Is North Korea Changing Its Approach to Journalism?

By Tae-jun Kang
A new report from a North Korean university stresses the importance of using social media in reporting.

Early Marriages in India: No Child’s Play
September 08, 2020

Early Marriages in India: No Child’s Play

By Neeta Lal
A toxic cocktail of the raging pandemic, economic crisis, and closed schools for months is exacerbating social ills like early marriages.

Women in India’s Armed Forces Continue to Battle Prejudice Despite Modest Victories
September 07, 2020

Women in India’s Armed Forces Continue to Battle Prejudice Despite Modest Victories

By Adrija Roychowdhury
India has a rich history of women in the armed forces. Why is it taking so long to remember it?

Is the Managed Retreat Plan for the Sundarbans Misguided?
September 05, 2020

Is the Managed Retreat Plan for the Sundarbans Misguided?

By Debjani Bhattacharyya and Megnaa Mehtta
Planners need to look beyond technocratic solutions as they rise to the challenges posed by climate change.
Controversy Around a New Citizenship Register in Assam Festers
September 05, 2020

Controversy Around a New Citizenship Register in Assam Festers

By StoriesAsia
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act passed last year had fueled the fire around the NRC in Assam.

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