Australian Health Insurer Says Data of All Customers Hacked
By Rod McGuirk
The Medibank hack, impacting 4 million people, was the latest in a string of high-profile data breaches involving Australian firms.
Opposition to Kyrgyz-Uzbek Border Deal Swept Up in Mass Arrest
By Catherine Putz
At least 20 activists and political figures opposed to the deal have been detained in Kyrgyzstan.
The 20th Party Congress and the Future of China-EU Relations
By Ingrid d’Hooghe and Angela Stanzel
Developments at the Party Congress suggest China’s relationship with Europe won’t get any easier. European capitals must be ready to respond.
Murder of Indigenous Teenager in Western Australia Brings Despair, Deja Vu
By Dechlan Brennan
The murder of 15-year-old Cassius Turvey is not just a tragedy; “sadly, it is a pattern.”
For Sale: Uzbek Babies, Never Parented.
By Niginakhon Saida
“Shame” culture and poverty are forcing some Uzbek women to sell their newborns for pennies and purity.
Will South Korea Join Japan’s International Fleet Review?
By Kosuke Takahashi
Japan’s upcoming naval fleet review will be a litmus test for South Korea’s Yoon administration to improve bilateral ties.
Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief to Visit China Next Week
By Sebastian Strangio
Nguyen Phu Trong will become the first foreign leader to meet with Xi Jinping since he won a precedent-breaking third term as party head.
Will Indonesia Go Green at the G-20?
By James Guild
The country's green energy goals have so far been aspirational, but political will might finally be starting to build.
Sri Lankan President’s Grip Over Power Turns More Tenuous
By Rathindra Kuruwita
The vote on the 22nd Amendment to the constitution lays bare the declining grip of the Rajapaksas over the SLPP.
The Vietnamese Communist Party’s Moral Vanguardism
By David Hutt
The Party's “morality campaign" has played a more important role in its thinking than the parallel and higher-profile anti-graft drive.
Myanmar Military Defends Deadly Airstrike in Kachin State
By Sebastian Strangio
Few are likely to believe the military's claims that all of those who died in the attack were legitimate military targets.
Hun Sen Knows What is Going on Under His Watch
By Kasit Piromya
Donor countries mustn’t be fooled by the Cambodian leader’s claims that he knows nothing about the country’s rampant cyber-scam human trafficking operations.