The Southern Philippines has seen protracted conflict stemming from religious and ethnic tension for over five decades. As a young person living in Mindanao, Primitivo III Cabanes Ragandang reflects on the challenges of joining the peacebuilding process.
Taiwanese youth are increasingly identifying with Taiwan and not China, but President Tsai Ing-wen must continue to grapple with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) abroad and the Kuomintang (KMT) at home, Graeme Read writes.
Should Australia and Japan sign a defence treaty to challenge China’s military rise? Luke Courtois argues that such a move would send a very poor signal to China, destabilising an already tense Asia-Pacific region.