The indigenous languages of Taiwan are struggling in the face of Chinese dominance. The answer to language revitalisation could lie in grassroots efforts rather than government legislation.
China is making chip progress despite US efforts to contain its industry.
China is asserting itself in the South Pacific, prompting efforts from the US and its allies to contain its influence.
Young people in China are no longer settling into marriages arranged by their parents. But they are still looking for blessings from Chinese gods to find everlasting love.
Ethiopia has maintained strong ties with Somaliland since the 1980s when it supported a rebel movement in the breakaway region.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has retained government, but it wasn’t a straightforward race. The campaign revealed much about Taiwan’s changing politics.
With a public inquiry into Chinese interference about to begin, China may feature prominently in the Canadian news cycle in 2024 — meaning a genuine thaw in Canada-China relations isn’t in the cards.
Xi’s New Year address wasn’t about threatening Taiwan – there’s more going on than we think.
A candidate from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party looks set to win the presidency despite Beijing’s pressure and rhetoric.
China has learned a lot from the Ukraine war that could help it prepare for a conflict with the west over Taiwan.
Young Taiwanese women in particular seem reluctant to have babies these days – and there may be quite a few reasons for that.
There is growing evidence China is attempting to influence the election through disinformation campaigns, putting Taiwan’s vibrant democracy to the test.
Through the power of rituals, inanimate objects can be understood to transform into agents who can see, hear, taste and respond to the concerns of those who worship them.
It’s good to talk − just don’t expect it to result in a reset in relations between Beijing and Washington.
Despite a positive meeting, the contest between the world’s two biggest economies remains heated, largely without guardrails and of immense risk.
Relations between the U.S. and China have been particularly tense for the last few years. Can one summit between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping significantly improve relations?
US president Joe Biden is facing difficult talks with China’s president, but needs a good result to give him a bump in the polls.
Across cultures, death rituals give mourners a chance to grieve. But they also offer one last opportunity to help the deceased as they transition to the next stage of existence.
A new ocean treaty could redirect the unsustainable fishing practices that were happening on the high seas to coastal African nations.
There are treaties and agreements and organizations, but, ultimately, other countries get to define who else is or isn’t a country.