All posts by Harrison Rule

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Shanghai’s Vanishing Heritage: A Cautionary tale of Urban Development

At a time when China was still writhing from the ‘humiliation’ of two Opium Wars, the city of Shanghai would emerge  as a bustling centre […]

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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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Warm diplomacy in the world’s coldest capital

“The sleeping giant of Asia has awakened.” So warned Charles Morgan, the Honourable Member for Reid speaking of Asia to a deeply divided Australian parliament […]

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Bhutan, Body Counts and Beauty

In elegant white cursive, the words “mountains, monasteries and magic” accompany an image of a picturesque Buddhist temple delicately balanced on the edge of a […]