Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
April 20, 2014
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
A Catholic priest warns that Baptisms would have to cease under the new laws.
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
April 18, 2014
Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
Detention centers are being prepared to process those who fall foul of religious codes.
Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
April 18, 2014
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Malaysia and Turkey signed a Free Trade Agreement that is expected to boost trade to $5 billion by 2018.
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Myanmar’s ‘Black Page’ Media Protest
April 17, 2014
Myanmar’s ‘Black Page’ Media Protest
Local media outlets protest the ongoing detention and harassment of journalists in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s ‘Black Page’ Media Protest
Vietnam Frees Some Dissidents Amid TPP Trade Talks
April 16, 2014
Vietnam Frees Some Dissidents Amid TPP Trade Talks
With an eye on a TPP trade deal, Vietnam releases some high profile writers and activists.
Vietnam Frees Some Dissidents Amid TPP Trade Talks
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
April 12, 2014
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
During his upcoming visit, the U.S. president should not ignore the serious recent setbacks in Malaysian democracy.
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
Jokowi Still Favorite to Be Indonesia's Next President
April 11, 2014
Jokowi Still Favorite to Be Indonesia's Next President
His party underperformed in legislative polls this week, but the Jakarta governor is still the frontrunner for the presidency.
Jokowi Still Favorite to Be Indonesia's Next President
Cambodia’s Draft Cyber Law Threatens Free Speech
April 10, 2014
Cambodia’s Draft Cyber Law Threatens Free Speech
A leaked draft of a bill that would fight cybercrime has activists worried.
Cambodia’s Draft Cyber Law Threatens Free Speech
Bangsamoro Peace Deal for Mindanao: Where’s the Peace?
April 09, 2014
Bangsamoro Peace Deal for Mindanao: Where’s the Peace?
Hailed as a historic agreement, the latest deal with the MILF has some serious problems.
Bangsamoro Peace Deal for Mindanao: Where’s the Peace?
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Gears Up for Next Round
April 08, 2014
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Gears Up for Next Round
Hearings in the next case against surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are expected to begin later this year.
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Gears Up for Next Round
Chinese Tourist Abducted From Malaysian Resort by Armed Gunmen
April 03, 2014
Chinese Tourist Abducted From Malaysian Resort by Armed Gunmen
Two women, a Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker, were abducted by gunman believed to be Philippine militants.
Chinese Tourist Abducted From Malaysian Resort by Armed Gunmen
Myanmar’s “E-Libraries” Bring Students Up to Speed After Military Rule
April 03, 2014
Myanmar’s “E-Libraries” Bring Students Up to Speed After Military Rule
Also: Xenophobia and immigration in Singapore, Thai PM facing legal dismissal.
Myanmar’s “E-Libraries” Bring Students Up to Speed After Military Rule
Thailand’s Deadly Highways
April 03, 2014
Thailand’s Deadly Highways
Nearly 50 people die each day in road accidents during Thailand’s two most popular festivals.
Thailand’s Deadly Highways
Singaporean Man Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days for Bone Marrow Disease
April 02, 2014
Singaporean Man Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days for Bone Marrow Disease
Also: Chinese passengers attack Philippine pilots after detour, half a million Cambodians affected by land grabs.
Singaporean Man Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days for Bone Marrow Disease
Politicians and Corporates Ensure Acrid Haze Returns
April 01, 2014
Politicians and Corporates Ensure Acrid Haze Returns
Despite lawsuits and stiff penalties, Southeast Asia’s fires continue to burn.
Politicians and Corporates Ensure Acrid Haze Returns
Obama’s Upcoming Trip to Malaysia: Going to Be Prickly and Tough
March 29, 2014
Obama’s Upcoming Trip to Malaysia: Going to Be Prickly and Tough
The recent reality in Malaysia is at odds with the White House narrative.
Obama’s Upcoming Trip to Malaysia: Going to Be Prickly and Tough
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