Regional Overview: East Asia
20-26 September 2020

Last week in East Asia, in an unexpected turn of events, North Korean forces killed a South Korean official in DPRK waters. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, representatives from the event management, tourism, and aviation industries held protests calling for greater support from the government against the consequences of the pandemic, while a prominent social activist was arrested.…

Regional Overview: East Asia
19-25 July 2020

Last week in East Asia, the number of events increased slightly compared to the week before. In Hong Kong, citizens commemorated the 2019 Yuen Long attack. In mainland China, protests were triggered by consulate closures amid an ongoing diplomatic row with the US, and separately, police intervened in protests opposing illegal land appropriation.…