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Taiwan tensions

Power Play: China's show of force hardens US resolve to defend Taiwan

China's keenness to unite with Taiwan has provoked a sense of urgency - even anxiety - in the US.

Pelosi's visit fallout - new benchmark for Chinese pressure on Taiwan

Beijing’s response has shown its capacity for military coercion. Question now is what will Washington do?

Analysis: Taiwan's diplomatic victory over China could be pyrrhic in the long term

China is likely to intensify military drills the next time a US official visits the island, Chinese insiders say.

Asian Insider

Desperately seeking nurses: What can be done to retain them?

Across nations, nurses are quitting in large numbers. ST looks at why they quit and where some of them have gone to.

Taiwan tensions mark a low in US-China relations, but it could have been worse

Beijing has stopped short of taking more drastic action that would severely hurt ties with the US.
 

Aussie nuclear-powered sub plan raises fears of arms race

China recently released a report that said the submarine project would set a "dangerous precedent".

Debate on intolerance after student made to wear hijab in Indonesia

The recent incident has again highlighted intolerance in Indonesia and a breach of the right of individuals to make choices.

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Drink scenes in Korean dramas raise a ruckus

Synopsis: Every first Friday of the month, The Straits Times' foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar chats with ST’s correspondents in the Asia-Pacific, the US and Europe.

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