Category: Interdisciplinary Politics and Economics


Exploring Local Movie Markets in the Field of Cultural Democracy and Social Media Practice

Film awards and professional positive film reviews usually suggest a successful film box office. However, that is often not the case when Taiwanese movies are analyzed. This paper analyzes most popular comments collected from social media PTT, one of the most popular Bulletin Board System in Taiwan, to explore how the Internet users can make


Japanese Subs for Australia? Developments in Australian Defence Procurement/Japanese Defence Export Policy

The Abbott Liberal-National Coalition government of Australia is currently in search of a replacement for the troubled Collins-class conventional submarine fleet of the Royal Australian Navy. Coincidentally, defence ties between Australia and Japan have become ever closer in recent times, particularly under the respective conservative governments of Prime Ministers Tony Abbott and Shinzo Abe. Following