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Anwar Acquitted
January 10, 2012
Anwar Acquitted
In a surprise move, Malaysia’s high court has acquitted opposition lawmaker Anwar Ibrahim in a sodomy case.
Anwar Acquitted
January 07, 2012
Najib Braced for Anwar Verdict
As Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial draws to a close, Najib Razak gets ready for his latest electoral test.
Najib Braced for Anwar Verdict
ASEAN Predictions for 2012
January 04, 2012
ASEAN Predictions for 2012
Last year was a big one for news in Southeast Asia. Here are some suggestions on what to expect in 2012.
ASEAN Predictions for 2012
Hun Sen’s Next Election
January 02, 2012
Hun Sen’s Next Election
Cambodian leader Hun Sen makes a surprising comparison with Pol Pot – and shows he’s on an election footing.
Hun Sen’s Next Election
Hun Sen’s Next Election
January 02, 2012
Hun Sen’s Next Election
Cambodian leader Hun Sen makes a surprising comparison with Pol Pot – and shows he’s on an election footing.
Hun Sen’s Next Election
A Year of Protest
December 31, 2011
A Year of Protest
The Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street protests may have captured the headlines. But don’t forget about Asia.
A Year of Protest
Singapore Press vs Yahoo
December 30, 2011
Singapore Press vs Yahoo
Singapore Press Holdings and Yahoo are embroiled in a complex legal battle over copyright. It will be much watched.
Singapore Press vs Yahoo
December 29, 2011
No Justice for Hmong Refugees
Successive Thai governments have indicated that they don’t want to deal with Hmong refugees. They should.
No Justice for Hmong Refugees
2012 Looking Like 2008
December 28, 2011
2012 Looking Like 2008
With European economies under pressure, Southeast Asian nations can be expected to feel the pain in 2012.
2012 Looking Like 2008
Thailand’s Turbulent Year
December 24, 2011
Thailand’s Turbulent Year
Thailand saw flooding, criticism over its lese majeste laws and its first female premier. Its been turbulent year.
Thailand’s Turbulent Year
Thailand’s Turbulent Year
December 24, 2011
Thailand’s Turbulent Year
Thailand saw flooding, criticism over its lese majeste laws and its first female premier. Its been turbulent year.
Thailand’s Turbulent Year
Top 10 ASEAN Stories of 2011
December 23, 2011
Top 10 ASEAN Stories of 2011
From floods, to elections to a shameful attack in London, The Diplomat picks its top stories from Southeast Asia.
Top 10 ASEAN Stories of 2011
Impasse in Papua New Guinea
December 22, 2011
Impasse in Papua New Guinea
For a while this month, Papua New Guinea was left in the extraordinary position of having two leaders. Why?
Impasse in Papua New Guinea
Indonesia Boat Tragedy
December 21, 2011
Indonesia Boat Tragedy
As many as 200 people may have been killed after a boat with people being smuggled capsizes off East Java.
Indonesia Boat Tragedy
Philippines Media Bias
December 20, 2011
Philippines Media Bias
The subdued local coverage of typhoon Sendong raises new questions the media suffers from a Luzon bias.
Philippines Media Bias
Thailand and Lèse Majesté
December 17, 2011
Thailand and Lèse Majesté
Thailand’s lèse majesté laws are notoriously tough. But are they being used to score political points?
Thailand and Lèse Majesté
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