Chinese actress Fan Bingbing's alleged tax evasion triggered a film industry crisis in China, writes Meijun Li.
This week, Honduran migrants head to the United States; the Trump administration speaks out about alleged Khashoggi murder; Japan unveils plan for foreign workers; and more.
During a discussion with Pacific Council members on September 20, Dr. James Tong of UCLA dissected the complicated U.S.-China relationship underlying disputes over the South China Sea.
This week, a Saudi journalist disappears after entering the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul; U.S. envoy to Afghanistan travels to Pakistan for peace talks; French and Italian leaders vow to save Europe; and more.
Despite years of work, clear signs of improvement in the corrupt culture of Mongolia's education sector are yet to be seen, but educators and activists say these anticorruption efforts must continue to ensure long-term success, writes Bayanmunkh Ariunbold.
This week, Afghanistan faces election violence; the United States, Canada, and Mexico reach a trade deal; the United States indicts Russian officials for cyber attacks; and more.
Relations between the United States and Iran can improve but will not get better so long as innocent Americans are held hostage, writes Robert C. O’Brien.
This week, the United States imposes sanctions on Venezualan officials; China criticizes U.S. military sale to Taiwan; Ethiopia arrests thousands; and more.
This week, Brazil’s election season is mired in controversy; the leaders of North and South Korea hold another summit; a second Brexit referendum is a possibility; and more.
This week, the United States cuts aid to Pakistan by $300 billion; Leaders meet to discuss Syria; Pentagon reconsiders Africa strategy; and more.
Dr. James L. Dr. Gelvin of UCLA provided a broad historical perspective to the current state of the modern Middle East during the first installment of the Pacific Council’s "How Did We Get Here?" series.