Month: October 2016

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Tiger on a Tightrope – Why Taiwan is called ‘Chinese Taipei’

Heads of state from across the Asia Pacific will congregate in Peru this November for the annual APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. As the global political […]

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The suicide schools

Content Warning – youth suicide  The dark tragedy of youth suicide hangs over Korean and Japanese schools, writes Monsoon subeditor Tammy Cho. The deafening chime […]

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Gambling for jade on the China-Myanmar border

The unofficial lotteries and clandestine casinos of China are the source of many tales of instant wealth and dramatic financial loss. But in Yunnan province, […]

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One big family

Reza Mazumder outlines how changing dynamics and ideas about individualism, collectivism and family in Chinese society are depicted in two sets of artwork on exhibit […]