Crikey speaks to veteran Filipino journalist and activist Inday Espina-Varona about Maria Ressa, Rappler, and the increasing dangers of reporting the news.
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.
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.
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.
The Morrison government is stuffing up everything it touches, domestically and diplomatically.
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.
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.
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.