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'The government can't arrest them all': a look at journalism under Duterte

'The government can't arrest them all': a look at journalism under Duterte

Crikey speaks to veteran Filipino journalist and activist Inday Espina-Varona about Maria Ressa, Rappler, and the increasing dangers of reporting the news.

Finally, some rare sense in the battle to save Hakeem

Finally, some rare sense in the battle to save Hakeem

DFAT made a deft diplomatic move in the debate around Thailand's detention of Hakeem al-Araibi, saving Thailand some face and allowing Australia some wriggle room.

Will the Year of the Pig bring good fortune for the Chinese-Australian economy?

Will the Year of the Pig bring good fortune for the Chinese-Australian economy?

Global corporate gluttony and a “silicon curtain” between China and the West will call time on the boom years.

China's surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

China's surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

We need to stop kidding ourselves that we're so different from the Chinese on surveillance and control. They just do it better than us.

Marriage equality suffers a blow in Taiwan referendum

Marriage equality suffers a blow in Taiwan referendum

Many had hoped that Taiwan could continue as a beacon for acceptance of LGBTIQ people in Asia, a region where same-sex relationships are still regularly criminalised.

Confused, contradictory, incompetent: Morrison and Co just aren't up to it

Confused, contradictory, incompetent: Morrison and Co just aren't up to it

The Morrison government is stuffing up everything it touches, domestically and diplomatically.

The coup you might have missed

The coup you might have missed

Sri Lankan MPs, journalists and NGOs have expressed deep concern for Sri Lanka under a return to rule by a former authoritarian leader.

What are Morrison's chances of reconciling with China?

What are Morrison's chances of reconciling with China?

Scott Morrison is quietly continuing Malcolm Turnbull's attempts to mend relations with the wannabe regional hegemon, but he has his work cut out for him.

China violently oppresses Muslim minority while the world looks away

China violently oppresses Muslim minority while the world looks away

Australia — as well as the rest of the world — continues to look away from the active campaign of large-scale repression in China’s north-west Xinjiang province.

Is the US right to charge a North Korean hacker?

Is the US right to charge a North Korean hacker?

The decision by the US government to lay charges against a hacker working for North Korea has sparked off a debate about how the world should respond to the digital crimes of the Hermit Kingdom.