East Asia

The Actions from Pyongyang Won’t Escalate Tension in Korean Peninsula

As the year 2024 starts, uncertainty looms over Northeast Asia.  The deteriorating relationship between North and South Korea has hit a new rock bottom. ...

Some Perspectives on the Future Situation of Taiwan

On January 13, 2024, Taiwan witnessed its leadership election, resulting in the victory of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidates William Lai and Hsiao Mei-chin....

The Sad Truth behind Nauru’s diplomatic switches

Switching allies Lai Ching-te was yet to wind up celebrations of his Presidential victory when Taiwan woke up to the news of Nauru breaking off...

21st Century Chinese Hegemony in the International System

Abstract: The Western European Region has historically sat at the summit of international affairs but was overcome by its own colony, the United States...

Brothers No More: Inter-Korean relations in the New Era

In an unprecedented move Kim jong-un has ordered the demolition of the Arch of Reunification (조국통일3대헌장기념탑) located in Pyongyang. The demolition of this symbolic...

Elections in Taiwan and its Regional and global repercussions

From the Chinese perspective, the One-China principle forms the crux of their stance. Beijing sees Taiwan as an inseparable part of its sovereign territory,...

China-US Relations: Let Old Habits Kick in

The new dawn of 2024 marks the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and the United States. But nowadays if you take a street...

Lai Ching-te and the Challenges Ahead for Taiwan

Securing Presidential victory in one of the major democratic elections this year was just the beginning of what Lai Ching-te (賴清德) has to deal...

Why ‘One Country, Two Systems’ is successful in Hong Kong and Macao?

On January 11, 1982, Deng Xiaoping first proposed the concept of "One Country, Two Systems" when he met with Li Yaozi, chairman of the...

China’s Mysterious Pneumonia: A New Threat to Global Health Security

By the end of 2023, China was facing a mysterious pneumonia that caused children to be hospitalized. The surge of cases of this disease...

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