The Geopolitical backdrop in East Asia is simmering between North Korea and Japan with Pyongyang intensifying its hard power military projection, leading Tokyo and its allies to enhance their deterrence.
Despite North Korea’s reports of zero cases of COVID-19, the country has finally accepted to receive external aid through the World Health Organization.
While the world is still dealing with the impacts of the pandemic, the Russian and Chinese militaries seem to be growing closer than ever. On December 22nd, 2020, Russian and Chinese bombers flew a joint patrol mission over an area of the Western Pacific that is dangerously close to disputed territories between China, South Korea, and Japan. This mission succeeds a first one in 2019 which had already shaken up peace in East Asia.
This Human Story treats issues concerning racial discrimination and identity. Due to the success the BLM movement has had worldwide, TNGO aims to widen this conversation to another group affected by COVID-19 discrimination: the Overseas Chinese.
Ping-Pong Diplomacy between Japan and China is causing tensions to rise in the East China Sea.
Is there a solution to the Sino-Chinese frictions?