Month: September 2017

Trading Freedom for Functionality: China’s app Censorship

WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app is an integral part of Chinese contemporary culture. The app has over 800 million active users, 90% being Chinese, and […]

Strait differences: attitudes towards same-gender rights in Taiwan and Mainland China

On the 24th of May, the Taiwanese Constitutional Court invalided marriage law defining unions between a man and a woman. The court ordered the parliament […]

Crest of the Wave or Dead in the Water? Australian Regional Climate leadership

Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement on 1st of June 2017 has lowered America into an enormous chasm of moral […]

Two sides of the gambler’s coin: Japan’s conflicting opinions on casino expansion plans

Large, flashy Pachinko parlours light up the streets of Japan. These are pinball arcades that have marginally circumvented Japan’s anti-gambling laws for many decades. However, […]