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COVID-19 media reporting in Taiwan: A proxy war over foreign relations?

  • Jasmine Li-Chia Chang,

Taiwanese media has shown political bias in its reporting of COVID-19 which indicates deep divisions over the future of Taiwan.

COVID-19: The politics of local responses in Indonesia

  • Trissia Wijaya,

Indonesia has been widely criticised for a weak national response to COVID-19. But sub-national governments have also played an important role.

COVID-19, women and digitised food networks in Jakarta: Inequality and resilience

  • Dr Inaya Rakhmani, Dr Ariane Utomo, Dr Catherine Phillips, Dr Diahhadi Setyonaluri,

COVID-19 has highlighted the need for informal food networks and the essential role that women play in creating and sustaining them.

INTERVIEW—COVID-19 and Belt and Road: Some of the issues impacting business and human rights

  • Dr Surya Deva,

Business and Human Rights is always a controversial area, but COVID-19 and China’s Belt and Road Initiative are among the most acute challenges.

India and Australia’s federal systems have responded fairly well to COVID-19. But the US system hasn’t

  • Dr Niranjan Sahoo,

COVID-19 is laying bare the strengths and weaknesses of federal systems, and the US system is showing itself to be weak.