Stories about International Relations from May, 2020
Public scepticism over Chinese influence campaigns and aggressive diplomacy is empowering anti-Beijing politicians.
The Netflix blockbuster “Extraction” attracted a lot of criticism and debate for its poor, inaccurate and stereotypical portrayal of Bangladesh and Bangladeshis.
SADC states have been urged to support Mozambique’s government to fight against terrorists and armed groups attacking civilians and infrastructure in Cabo Delgado Province.
Hatred against the West has blinded ordinary Muslim citizens to the point of refusing to believe news brought by the Western media, even when it concerns concentration camps for Muslims
"Our way of life may soon be circumscribed but we will find a way to survive and prosper through this."
Fearing instability, the Thai government is failing to protect the labor rights of both Thai nationals and migrant workers.
Nepal's government tries to stall repatriating migrant workers stranded abroad.
The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the status of already vulnerable minority Muslims in Nepal.
The story of a group of Tongan castaways goes global thanks to an article published in The Guardian, but Pacific Islanders take issue with its point of view.
"Did in fact all Czechs then realize what kind of Russians saved their city?"
"I felt that they listened to what I was trying to say, and it shows that they do value democracy here in Taiwan."
Fifty-three days after his abduction in from of his office in Dhaka, Bangladesh, photojournalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol was found alive in Benapole, near the border of Bangladesh with India.
In recent months, several Pakistani activists and bloggers living in Europe have claimed to have been targeted for speaking up against human rights violations in Pakistan.
Stars who depend on China's lucrative market have to watch what they say. Ordinary netizens? Not so much.
'Australia is “gum stuck to the bottom of China’s shoe”, huh? Ok, well, it’s time for Australia to rethink trade and other agreements with China if they don’t like criticism'