The Coronavirus Outbreak: How Democratic Taiwan Outperformed Authoritarian China

Taiwan’s example proves that the free flow of information is the best treatment for the coronavirus outbreak.

‘Where’s Abe?’ critics ask, as coronavirus spreads in Japan

As Japan struggles to stem the spread of a coronavirus within its borders, critics are asking, “Where’s Abe?”

How Communist China is destroying a precious Cambodian paradise

“Look around now,” Kary lamented as he wandered the old Bokor town, “because in a few years this will all be gone. For everyone but the government and the Chinese.”

Coronavirus fears see Singapore’s ‘Total Defence’ plan clouded by weekend of total anxiety

The photos began circulating in Singapore on WhatsApp groups and social media from Friday evening, of growing queues at supermarket checkout counters, grocery carts pushed by people in surgical masks piled high with instant noodles and shelves emptied of fresh chicken, pork, rice and toilet paper.

Malaysia arrests 680 Chinese nationals during online scam syndicate bust

At least 680 Chinese nationals have been arrested and hundreds more are being tracked down after Malaysian immigration authorities busted an online scam syndicate.

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China

Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution.

Taiwan’s Foxconn boss Terry Gou says sea goddess inspired presidential bid

Mr Gou's Foxconn was one of the first Taiwanese companies that invested in factories on the mainland, tapping into the much lower wage costs in China.

Indonesia 2019 elections: How many Chinese workers are there?

Indonesia is going to the polls on 17 April for presidential and nationwide elections. The presidential campaign has been mainly fought over jobs and the...

China’s expanding war on Islam: Now they’re coming for the Kazakhs.

Sometimes Zharqynbek Otan can be found in the middle of the night, standing stiffly at attention beside the bed he shares with his wife,...

Singapore is helping to build a city in China for up to 500,000 people

Singapore was China’s largest foreign investor in 2018 — and it was for the sixth consecutive year, according to the city state’s trade ministry. One major investment...

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