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August 27, 2008
We have unity now
At 66 years of age, Commander Richard Yoweni doesn’t think he is getting too old to keep battling Indonesia.
We have unity now
August 25, 2008
Shovel and sickle
A bevy of Australian and other foreign mining companies moving into the poverty stricken but mineral-rich Philippines face a number of challenges, among them communist insurgents wielding extortion demands and hit and run raids.
Shovel and sickle
June 17, 2008
Staple Stoush
Consumers throughout Southeast Asia have begun to show their displeasure at the rising cost of food, but the threat of these protests degenerating into region-wide, destabilising unrest is, for the moment, overstated.
Staple Stoush
April 14, 2008
Borderline Hit Job
Pado Mahn Sha, the 65 year-old leader of the Karen National Union (KNU), Burma’s largest armed opposition group, sat outside his house in Mae Sot following a briefing session with a foreign analyst.
Borderline Hit Job
February 27, 2008
Kyoto Roadmap
Christmas and New Year have come and gone and the events of the Bali meeting of the UN’s Climate Convention and Kyoto Protocol seem distant mountains on the horizon.
Kyoto Roadmap
January 21, 2008
Lord of Prosperity
Kelvin Rowley considers the life, death and legacy of drug kingpin Khun Sa, once known as king of the ‘Golden Triangle.’
Lord of Prosperity
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