Humanitarian Crisis

Jun 08, 2020

Taiwan: GCTF Providing Effective Platform for Scientific Cooperation

The unofficial diplomatic network developed between Taiwan and other countries has provided the largely-unrecognised state with significant success over recent years. Taiwan's exclusion from international bodies like the World Health Organization (WHO) has, over the years, led to much frustration from those who would see Taiwan's voice heard at international forums. In 2015, Taiwan, together with the...

Jun 08, 2020

Taiwan: GCTF Providing Effective Platform for...

The unofficial diplomatic network developed between Taiwan and other countries has provided the largely-unrecognised state with significant success over recent years. Taiwan's exclusion from international...

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May 31, 2020

Coronavirus: Fewer Infections among High Altitude...

New research published in the journal Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology has suggested that peoples who are native to extremely high altitude climates may be less prone to infection and the effects...

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May 19, 2020

Coronavirus: Cases Begin to Surge in Papua

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Papua has dramatically increased. Doctors say that the sharp increase is a result of people not following health measures. The increased number of cases is...

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May 14, 2020

Coronavirus: Crisis Affects Election Turnout in...

The recent presidential election in Nagorno-Karabakh took place in spite of the outbreak of coronavirus and calls for postponement. Questions about the legitimacy of the election result have been...

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May 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Indonesia Militarises WP

The Indonesian government has been using the virus to justify its increased militarisation in West Papu. According to reports, some natives have been imprisoned and tortured, with some being denied. Moreover,...

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May 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Taiwan Seeks to Attend WHO Meeting...

Taiwan has been strongly advocating to attend an important WHO meeting on 18 May. However, China is objecting since it considers Taiwan as one of its provinces and therefore not legitimate to be represented...

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May 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Ambazonia Conflict Rages During Health...

In the English-speaking regions of Cameroon (known as Ambazonia), the conflict between the Anglophone minority and Francophone majority rages on as government forces have refused to agree to the ceasefire...

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May 08, 2020

Coronavirus: ICG Report assesses Abkhazian Response...

A new report published by the International Crisis Group (ICG) has assessed the response of Abkhazia and South Ossetia (Tskhinvali Region) to the coronavirus crisis. In it they note that both regions are...

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