JAPAN: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Visit to China – A Foreshadowing of the Future

KAISARA WALTON WRITES — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to China some six weeks ago certainly set a positive tone internationally.  At the same time, though, it marked China’s continual growth on the world stage. That’s good for Japan, and China, perhaps. But shouldn’t the United States be concerned?…

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SINGAPORE: LEE KUAN YEW SCHOOL’S PROF SELINA HO HOSTS A PACKED SESSION ON THE ISSUE OF U.S. WORRIES ABOUT CHINA

ELIZABETH SOELISTIO WRITES FROM INDONESIA – Prof Tom Plate, author of the Asia bestseller “Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew,” visited Singapore in May with a new book that delves into U.S.-China diplomacy. The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) invited Plate, from the faculty of Loyola Marymount University…

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NEW YORK: DON’T MISS JOHN OLIVER’S HILARIOUS BUT POINTED SIZING UP AND TAKING DOWN OF CHINA’S PRESIDENT XI JINPING

ASIA MEDIA RECOMMENDS: Courtesy of the fast up-and-coming SUPCHINA news and feature service … a not-to-be-missed skit from the popular John Oliver Show, which is Filming at The CBS Broadcast Center taped live at a CBS News studio at 530 West 57th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenue), New York,…

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CHINA: SINA WEIBO ACCOUNT, FEMINIST VOICES, CENSORED ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

MICHAELA MERTZ WRITES — The highly followed social media account, Feminist Voices, was suspended on International Women’s Day after initiating a discussion on issues of sexual harassment. The campaign began on March 6, when the account asked users to post their own photos about sexual harassment with the hashtag #March8againstharassment.…

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CHINA: ANONYMOUS NETIZENS TAKE TO SOCIAL MEDIA TO KNOCK PRESIDENT XI’S ABOLISHMENT OF THE TWO-TERM LIMIT

ASIA MEDIA WRITES — President Xi’s two-term limit has been abolished, meaning he might be President of China indefinitely. As the news sets in, Chinese citizens take to social media to express their mixed emotions. Following these reactions, the Chinese government were quick to crack down on Chinese netizens, banning…

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