New Internationalist

East Asia

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Introducing... Freddy Lim

Who would have imagined that a tattooed heavy-metal musician would break the stale stand-off in Taiwanese politics? Richard Swift asks.

Filed in: Taiwan

China’s oppression of Tibetans has dramatically increased

The country fears that if they don’t completely crush any form of protest they will lose control. Emily Korstanje reports.

Filed in: China Tibet

China’s influence in Nepal endangers Tibetan refugees

The country’s impact on Nepalese politics makes life for Tibetans there extremely difficult, reports Emily Korstanje.

Filed in: China Nepal Refugees Tibet

Freer than the wind – the art of Ai Weiwei

Hannah Garrard visits the Chinese dissident artist’s exhibition at London’s Royal Academy.

Filed in: Art China

Country profile: North Korea

Aidan Foster-Carter looks beyond the clichés of the secretive state.

Filed in: Korea, North Politics Society

Lessons from the past could help tackle today’s narcotics trade

Eric Gutierrez argues that the British East India Company was itself a drug cartel.

Filed in: China Colombia Drugs Trade

China's climate transition

Is the world’s most populous country a climate villain or an environmental leader? Sam Geall investigates.

Filed in: China Climate Change Politics Pollution

The failed politics of appeasing China

Nithin Coca warns against offering the country a second chance at the Olympics.

Filed in: China Tibet

Why China should host the 2019 World Dog Show

After the recent Dog Meat Festival, animal lovers are up in arms about China’s next dog-related event. Beulah Devaney disagrees.

Filed in: Animals China

Breed or else! Iran’s ultimatum to women

What is Iran doing – trying to force women to have children? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: China Health Iran

2014: A historic year for social movements in Asia

Nithin Coca explores the intricacies of social revolutions and their importance for democracy.

Filed in: Activism East Asia South Asia

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