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How Historical 'Humiliation' Drives China's Maritime Claims

A Chinese base built in 1995 stands in Mischief Reef of the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. (Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

In an interview with Asia Blog, the journalist and author Bill Hayton discusses the thinking behind China’s recent actions in the South China Sea, and why Beijing may soon reassess moves to enforce them.

'Eventually There Will Be More Paris-Like Attacks in Southeast Asia'

Indonesian anti-terror policemen transfer one of five men (C) following raids related to terror in Malang on February 21, 2016. (Aman Rochman/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Counterterrorism experts discuss how the region can defend itself against threats from groups like ISIS.

Filmmaker: The Torture of Undocumented Workers 'Made My Skin Crawl'

Filipino domestic workers attend a demonstration for migrant laborer rights. (ILO in Asia and the Pacific/Flickr)
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Producers of the documentary "I Am Not Here" discuss how they depicted the perilous situations many undocumented domestic helpers find themselves in after migrating abroad.

Photo of the Day: Poised For Flight in Malaysia

A bird prepares to fly off from a dock by the water in Sabah, Malaysia on October 13, 2015. (Phalinn Ooi/Flickr)
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A bird prepares to fly off from a dock by the water in Sabah, Malaysia on October 13, 2015. (Phalinn Ooi/Flickr)

Daniel Russel: U.S. Won't 'Just Agree to Disagree' in Disputes with China

Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel speaks at Asia Society in New York on November 4, 2015. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Assistant U.S. Secretary of State says the Obama administration has put "a floor" under the U.S.-China relationship to avert crisis, but it will continue to press on contentious issues and reject the idea of "Chinese exceptionalism."

Photo of the Day: An Endless Green Trail in Malaysia

Sunway Lagoon Suspension Bridge surrounded by lush green trees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 28, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)
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Sunway Lagoon Suspension Bridge surrounded by lush green trees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 28, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Towering Over the City at Sunset in Malaysia

As the sun sets over the city, silhouettes of the Petronas Towers dominate the skyline in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 27, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)
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As the sun sets over the city, silhouettes of the Petronas Towers dominate the skyline in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 27, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Rusted Door in Malaysia

A small stone building with a rusty door at Pasar Karat Flea Market, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 1, 2015. (i.gunawan/Flickr)
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A small stone building with a rusty door at Pasar Karat Flea Market, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 1, 2015. (i.gunawan/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Stray Cat in Malaysia

A stray cat is seen leaning over a plate of kibble near a train station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 7, 2015. (sylviallyan/Flickr)
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A stray cat is seen leaning over a plate of kibble near a train station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 7, 2015. (sylviallyan/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: India's First 'Lesbian Ad,' China's Green Revolution, and Understanding the South China Sea Conflict

A China Coast Guard ship (L) chases a Vietnam Coast Guard vessel near the site of a Chinese drilling oil rig being installed at the disputed water in the South China Sea off Vietnam's central coast. (Photo credit should read Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.