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September 16, 2011
Dutch to Pay for Massacre?
A court ruling that the Netherlands should pay damages over a massacre in Indonesia in 1947 is welcome.
Dutch to Pay for Massacre?
NGOs and Cambodia
September 14, 2011
NGOs and Cambodia
A new law tightening up on NGOs in Cambodia likely has political motivations. Still, they need to work with the govt.
NGOs and Cambodia
Did Arroyo Rig Election?
September 13, 2011
Did Arroyo Rig Election?
Evidence mounts that former Philippine President Gloria Arroyo rigged the 2004 presidential election.
Did Arroyo Rig Election?
UN Laments Burma Prisoners
September 12, 2011
UN Laments Burma Prisoners
The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Burma issues a scathing report over political prisoners.
UN Laments Burma Prisoners
ASEAN’s 9/11 Differences
September 08, 2011
ASEAN’s 9/11 Differences
Southeast Asian nations have taken different approaches to tackling terrorism since the September 11 attacks.
ASEAN’s 9/11 Differences
ASEAN’s 9/11 Differences
September 08, 2011
ASEAN’s 9/11 Differences
Southeast Asian nations have taken different approaches to tackling terrorism since the September 11 attacks.
ASEAN’s 9/11 Differences
Death of a Cambodian
September 06, 2011
Death of a Cambodian
The death of Vann Nath, who survived the full horror of Pol Pot’s regime, is a huge loss for Cambodia.
Death of a Cambodian
Malaysia's Rare Earth Goal
September 05, 2011
Malaysia's Rare Earth Goal
Mining firm Lynas has high hopes for its rare earth plant in Malaysia. But will environmental worries scupper them?
Malaysia's Rare Earth Goal
Year of ASEAN Opposition?
September 02, 2011
Year of ASEAN Opposition?
Opposition politicians have made big gains in many Southeast Asian nations. It’s a sign of the public’s frustration.
Year of ASEAN Opposition?
Court Nixes Refugee Deal
September 01, 2011
Court Nixes Refugee Deal
A ruling by the High Court in Australia puts a spanner in the works of a refugee swap deal with Malaysia.
Court Nixes Refugee Deal
Behind Burma's Rising FDI
August 31, 2011
Behind Burma's Rising FDI
Burma’s $20 billion in new FDI last year isn’t about a better business climate. It’s a resource grab by neighbours.
Behind Burma's Rising FDI
Jakarta Nabs 'People Smuggler'
August 30, 2011
Jakarta Nabs 'People Smuggler'
The arrest of alleged people smuggler Sayeed Abbas Azad could be a big blow against human trafficking.
Jakarta Nabs 'People Smuggler'
August 30, 2011
Amigo’s Moment in the Sun
A new movie about the Philippine-American War offers plenty to think about for US foreign policy today.
Amigo’s Moment in the Sun
August 30, 2011
Amigo’s Moment in the Sun
A new movie about the Philippine-American War offers plenty to think about for US foreign policy today.
Amigo’s Moment in the Sun
Sand and Singapore
August 26, 2011
Sand and Singapore
Worried about the environment, Southeast Asian countries are growing wary of exporting sand to Singapore.
Sand and Singapore
General Giap Reaches 100
August 24, 2011
General Giap Reaches 100
Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap is 100 tomorrow. He may be frail, but he has shown plenty of fight.
General Giap Reaches 100
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