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Tyler Roney

Tyler Roney

Tyler Roney is a Bangkok-based writer and editor who has reported from Asia for more than a decade

Tyler Roney is a Bangkok-based writer and editor who has reported from Asia for more than a decade, working with The Diplomat, Foreign Policy, Nikkei Asian Review, Asia Sentinel, The World of Chinese, China Radio International, and more. He writes about environmental issues, human rights, and current affairs in China and Southeast Asia.

He can be followed on Twitter at @TylerRoney.

Posts by Tyler Roney
November 27, 2020

Thailand Protesters Gather as Government Weaponizes Lese Majeste 

By Tyler Roney
Protest groups change venue to keep the peace as authorities resurrect the notorious Article 112.

September 06, 2019

Elephant Roadkill: Thailand Grapples With Pachyderms on the Pavement

By Tyler Roney
Long-term solutions may require more severe measures than road signs, namely, wildlife corridors.
August 09, 2019

US-China Spat Tips Kenya’s Index to a Decade Low

By Tyler Roney
The U.S.-China trade spat puts more pressure on the China-Kenya economic relationship, already beset by BRI concerns.

October 30, 2017

The Difficult Discussion on Cambodia’s Forests

By Tyler Roney
Cambodia did not take kindly to satellite images from NASA showing the extent of deforestation.

September 13, 2017

One Last Lens on North Korea

By Tyler Roney
One of the last American tourists to visit North Korea hopes to showcase the country's complex nature.

September 11, 2017

Crazy Medicine: Interview with Producer and Noir Novelist James Newman

By Tyler Roney
A new short film gains acclaim, peeling back the veil on Bangkok's darker side.
August 18, 2017

Saving China’s Snow Leopards with Locals

By Tyler Roney
By enlisting the help of the local community, conservationists hope to help the bashful big cats survive.

June 01, 2017

Cabbages & Condoms: A Socio-Sexual History and Restaurant Review

By Tyler Roney
Beneath the strange restaurant gimmick are Thailand's family planning and population policies.

May 29, 2017

Is Hong Kong Taking a Backward Step on LGBT Rights?

By Tyler Roney
With a petition to appeal a landmark rights case, Hong Kong may be taking a small step backward.

April 28, 2017

The Perilous Homecoming of Flappy McFlapperson

By Tyler Roney
The cuckoos that captured hearts are on their way back to Beijing.

April 23, 2017

The Sleuth on the Sukhumvit: 25 Years of Noir Fiction With Christopher G. Moore

By Tyler Roney
Noir fiction set in Southeast Asia is particularly popular.
March 02, 2017

Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons

By Tyler Roney
How one artist pushes back.

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