Latest from Shibani Mahtani
Results from the election held amid rising coronavirus cases reflect a growing desire in the city-state for a plurality of voices in the legislature.
  • Jul 10, 2020
  • Post Reports
How the democratic dreams of Hong Kong have been muted. Why workers are facing layoffs — again. And Disney World reopens in Florida.
  • Jul 10, 2020
In far-flung corners of the Earth, six families, like millions of others, struggled to ride out the seemingly implacable wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Jul 9, 2020
Historical texts and discussions that might go against Beijing’s desired narrative are being erased as officials impose “patriotic education.”
  • Jul 7, 2020
Democracies such as Britain and Australia are formulating measures to help, while risking blowback from a furious Beijing.
  • Jul 2, 2020
Implications of the far-reaching measures are coming into focus, after Beijing fast-tracked the crackdown without public comment.
  • Jul 1, 2020
Pro-democracy parties disbanded, and people deleted social media accounts en masse as Beijing passed measures intended to eliminate political opposition.
  • Jun 30, 2020
Washington has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials responsible for eroding political freedoms in the financial center and suspended trade privileges.
  • Jun 29, 2020
Pope Francis has pledged an "all-out battle" to confront about claims around the world. The Philippines case is a key moment.
  • Jun 23, 2020
Beijing is moving to tighten its control of the financial center despite Western objections.
  • Jun 21, 2020