Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Gold Mine
Central Asia
Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Gold Mine
Allegations of torture are only the latest scandal to be associated with the troubled Kumtor Gold Mine.
Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Gold Mine
Cricket in Afghanistan
South Asia
Cricket in Afghanistan
Since 2001, the sport has taken off in Afghanistan, which is enjoying some impressive success.
Cricket in Afghanistan
ASEAN’s Transnational Crime Networks
Southeast Asia
ASEAN’s Transnational Crime Networks
New infrastructure within the region may be facilitating cross-border crime.
ASEAN’s Transnational Crime Networks
The Narco-State of Afghanistan
South Asia
The Narco-State of Afghanistan
Deconstructing the nexus between drug trafficking and national security.
The Narco-State of Afghanistan
The Cambodian Tarantula Hunters
Southeast Asia
The Cambodian Tarantula Hunters
An important local tradition is under threat.
The Cambodian Tarantula Hunters
Singapore: A Mutiny Like No Other
Southeast Asia
Singapore: A Mutiny Like No Other
The Singapore Mutiny of 1915 would have profound consequences for the future of Asia.
Singapore: A Mutiny Like No Other
Laos’ Killer Drunk Driving Problem
Southeast Asia
Laos’ Killer Drunk Driving Problem
Cheap alcohol and an absence of breathalyzers are playing havoc on the roads of Laos.
Laos’ Killer Drunk Driving Problem
‘Straight Man Cancer’: Sexism with Chinese Characteristics
East Asia
‘Straight Man Cancer’: Sexism with Chinese Characteristics
Could an ill-advised social media comment spark a gender revolution in China?
‘Straight Man Cancer’: Sexism with Chinese Characteristics
South Korea's Foreign Bride Problem
East Asia
South Korea's Foreign Bride Problem
The government tries to tackle the thorny issue of migrant brides and domestic violence.
South Korea's Foreign Bride Problem
Cambodia: Justice Delayed
Southeast Asia
Cambodia: Justice Delayed
Lawyers for Pol Pot’s henchmen are proving skillful at delaying their clients’ trials.
Cambodia: Justice Delayed
Thailand’s Culture of Impunity
Southeast Asia
Thailand’s Culture of Impunity
For years, security officials in Thailand appear to have been able to commit violence with impunity.
Thailand’s Culture of Impunity
The Indian Ocean Zone of Peace: Reality vs. Illusion
South Asia
The Indian Ocean Zone of Peace: Reality vs. Illusion
A recent proposal for the Indian Ocean leaves much to be desired.
The Indian Ocean Zone of Peace: Reality vs. Illusion
Meditating in the Golden Triangle
December 25, 2014
Meditating in the Golden Triangle
A sleepy Burmese town comes alive with color, when thousands of Thai and Burmese monks line the streets to meditate.
Meditating in the Golden Triangle
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
Southeast Asia
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
The region has made impressive progress on rebuilding infrastructure, but the mental scars remain.
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
East Asia
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
The country still lags its peers on workplace equality, but there are some signs of progress.
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
Southeast Asia
The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
Two recent cases underscore just how difficult life is for migrant workers in Thailand.
The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
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