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Bear in the Big Blue Dispute

Russia’s policy of non-involvement in the South China Sea (SCS) is now uncertain after Moscow announced that it will participate in exercises with China in […]

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Media Control in China: Zhao Wei and Weibo

Often when it comes to film all the drama plays out on the silver screen. Not so in China. A recent controversy played out on […]

South Koreans Rush To Sokcho For Pokemon Go

Magikarp are the fish to catch in Pokémon Go oasis Sokcho

Reza Mazumder explores how South Korea’s National Security Act and its restrictions on Google Maps has indirectly transformed Sokcho city into an oasis for South Korea’s […]

Paramilitary police seize drugs and raw materials during a raid in Guandong Province.

Inside the Dragon’s Drug Den

Chinese production of illicit drugs has skyrocketed and domestic demand is keeping pace, writes Patrick Cordwell. It might seem a far cry from the sweaty […]