Asia

2020: A Pivotal Year for China

Commentary “A wounded bear (or panda, in this instance),” the old saying goes, “is more dangerous than a healthy one.” The idea behind that widely applicable aphorism is simply that weak or cornered adversaries are […]

Asia

Two Concerning Meat-Related Diseases Booming in China

Commentary Do you remember SARS? Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) was so contagious, a SARS-afflicted man on an Air China flight in 2003 infected 20 passengers sitting at a distance away from him and two […]

Asia

China Holds Military Drill on the Day of Taiwan Election

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) held a military drill on Jan. 11, the day of Taiwan’s presidential election. Shortly after President Tsai Ing-wen’s re-election victory, Chinese state-run media warned that Beijing could resort to military […]