Another anniversary of China's 1989 uprising passes, with the future of Hong Kong hanging in the balance.
Talk of the succession to Kim Jong-un in North Korea reminds us of some of the problems of monarchical government.
Final figures from South Korea show that the opposition's attempt to subvert the new electoral system actually worked to the government's benefit.
Election results from three jurisdictions – South Korea, Wisconsin and Brisbane – show varying support for incumbents in a time of crisis.
President Moon Jae-in's party seems well placed in South Korea's legislative election, despite attempts by the opposition to game the new electoral system.
Taiwanese voters give their president a second term, evidently convinced that her defiance of Beijing is the best strategy.
Taiwan's president looks comfortably set for re-election tomorrow, being an unintended beneficiary of the Chinese government's aggressive approach to Hong Kong.
Hong Kong's democrats win a big victory in local elections.
The Chinese Communist Party today celebrates 70 years of power as perhaps the most successful totalitarian movement of modern times.
Czechia and Tibet: compare and contrast. Can history tell us anything about appeasement?