The Newsmakers

Has Taiwan isolated itself due to its demands for independence?

Taiwan has its own elected government, its own flag and its own military. Yet only 18 nations recognise it as a country. And that number keeps falling. Last month Burkina Faso became the latest to sever diplomatic ties, the second in less than a month. Guests: Melisa Newcomb Research manager Global Taiwan Institute in Washington Victor Gao Political analyst who specialises in Chinese affairs

Is China trying to isolate Taiwan?

Is China trying to isolate Taiwan?

Taiwan to vote on Saturday to elect new president

Taiwan to vote on Saturday to elect new president

Taiwan loses another ally to China

Taiwan loses another ally to China

China-Taiwan Relations: Beijing: Island has no choice but to join China

China-Taiwan Relations: Beijing: Island has no choice but to join China

Can we reverse global heating?

Can we reverse global heating?

Can the US House of Representatives function under these conditions?

Can the US House of Representatives function under these conditions?

Is polarising politics contributing to the unrest in South America?

Is polarising politics contributing to the unrest in South America?

What's behind Russia's 36-hour ceasefire in Ukraine for Russian Orthodox Christmas?

What's behind Russia's 36-hour ceasefire in Ukraine for Russian Orthodox Christmas?

Is India responsible for the children's deaths in The Gambia and Uzbekistan?

Is India responsible for the children's deaths in The Gambia and Uzbekistan?

What does Israel's shift to the ultra-right mean for the region?

What does Israel's shift to the ultra-right mean for the region?

Is China hiding its COVID-19 numbers?

Is China hiding its COVID-19 numbers?

Should Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina resign as thousands protest against the government?

Should Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina resign as thousands protest against the government?

Is Peru sinking deeper into a political crisis?

Is Peru sinking deeper into a political crisis?

Managing Malaria | New Drug Brings Hope

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Does Twitter allow free speech to everyone?

Does Twitter allow free speech to everyone?

Will killer robots be part of our lives in the near future?

Will killer robots be part of our lives in the near future?

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