April 12, 2019

Monthly newsletter: April 2019

Message from Keith The adage holds that a picture is worth a thousand words, and I was reminded of that this month when I was fortunate […]
March 29, 2019

Monthly newsletter: March 2019

Message from Keith If you want to feel optimistic about the future of journalism, take a short trip up to Beijing. Yes, you read that right, […]
February 4, 2019

Monthly newsletter: February 2019

Welcome back! Our newsletter took a short break during the Christmas and New Year holiday period.  So you will see this edition is jam-packed with lots […]
November 21, 2018
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#MeToo in China: A force for change or another doomed movement?

Photo: Workers in Beijing carry away a student who wrapped her body with gauze in 2009 to show support for Deng Yujiao, a spa worker who stabbed […]
October 10, 2018
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China’s assault on Hong Kong’s freedoms threatens city’s global role

Photo: Media representatives hold a letter expressing their concerns outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Oct. 8. © AP Keith B. Richburg OCTOBER 10, 2018 […]
October 9, 2018
It took a while, but ‘The Death of Hong Kong’ has arrived

It took a while, but ‘The Death of Hong Kong’ has arrived

October 9 2018 KEITH B. RICHBURG Some future historian writing a thesis on “The Death of Hong Kong” may stumble across the old 1995 Fortune Magazine […]
September 16, 2018
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On Internet Censorship, China can tell the US: Told You So

They’re coming from different angles, but American leaders are beginning to sound a lot like China’s when warning of the dangers of an untamed, unregulated internet […]
July 21, 2018

Mandela’s legacy lives strong in Asia, but can we say the same for its leaders?

This month’s centenary celebrations in South Africa, marking the birth of Nelson Mandela, sadly remind us of the death of any other public figure whose unquestionable […]
June 17, 2018

Admit it: Trump’s Singapore date with Kim made us all safer

Let’s give credit where it’s due. Last Monday’s sit-down in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un probably nudged the Doomsday Clock just a few […]