Tag: china

Lessons from Taiwan: The Epicentre of East Asian Rivalry

Heads of state from across the Asia Pacific congregated in Vietnam this November for the annual APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. As global political heavyweights gathered […]

To Choose or not to Choose: That is the Question – for Myanmar

The low sonorous murmurs of Buddhist prayer rising above the sea of twinkling golden stupas becomes distant and distorted, as the startling bright lights of […]

China’s Internal Migrants: Flowing into big cities – but ending up with disappointment?

When I first talked to Xiao Zhang he was packing his bag in a tiny, shabby room near a construction site where he worked. He […]

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 […]