All posts by Harrison Rule

chinese_republic_forever

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 […]

Source: Vaiz Ha https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaizha/27132340204/in/photolist-HkAkt3-gwmAC2-5g9QqC-gwmN7H-2hWwE2-acsp5S-dQvD8e-8rosg9-4sSVA-6WX3YY-6NSNT5-feTDgn-ff8Wa9-4sQoG-nXwuWR-7XUo9w-ff946N-8xc6V3-8trC2D-6xvyYm-5bqA2B-6zkCkr-392KM-8sTqT7-8v3g92-cfsDHb-8rkjAZ-8W57xW-7kvAaq-53Etkm-53EXch-eVydFd-5nrKmp-myJ4x-8DPgQA-fda6pF-mjHqp-pCDJD-6GFhPj-fdpnLo-fda3Re-H5hpP-6NNG5z-6AJfrJ-mjF9m-eVykwA-pHAjU-4u7wjX-dnVccY-gwmFi5

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 […]

Perspective 2 on Tiger's Nest Monastery, Bhutan.
Michael Foley
https://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelfoleyphotography/

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 […]

Feature image: Noliv Orange, Reading the newspaper at Bei-Hai park in Beijing

Paper Cats and Uncivilised Swimmers

Why a Chinese Communist Party newspaper attacked “Paper Cat” Australia and Netizens are trolling an Olympic athlete. Canberra’s recent decision to support an international arbitration […]