The once reformist President Joko Widodo, now in his second term, gets swallowed up by the bureaucracy and overall Indonesian politics.
The current protests show that Hong Kongers aren’t just interested in money, and mainland elites worry that Hong Kong won’t remain a separate territory where they can safely store their money.
The people of Hong Kong are fighting a very courageous battle against very long odds. Meanwhile, people in Shanghai live well under a Faustian bargain with the CCP.
Trade brought prosperity to many of the trading sultanates which lined the coast of the archipelago and peninsula.
China’s rise, the spread of Islam and the arrival of Europeans had a profound effect on the region.
Chinese Buddhists traveled to Sumatra to improve their learning before proceeding to India and Sri Lanka.
What will China look like a century after Mao’s victory in 1949?
Pigs’ centrality to life in China is reflected in the Mandarin character for home which depicts a pig under a roof.
U.S. and Western criticisms of Chinese reeducation policies in Xinjiang are off the mark – and represent a double standard.