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Indonesia's War on Porn
February 04, 2011
Indonesia's War on Porn
Blackberry is just the latest victim of Communication Minister Tifatul Sembiring’s war on immorality.
Indonesia's War on Porn
Cambodia’s Free Press At Risk?
February 03, 2011
Cambodia’s Free Press At Risk?
Vietnam is known to be a tough place for journalists. But events in usually freer Cambodia are also ominous.
Cambodia’s Free Press At Risk?
The Lies of People Smuggling
February 02, 2011
The Lies of People Smuggling
The recent arrest of smuggler Haydar Khani won’t stop the dangerous trade—or the lies that feed it.
The Lies of People Smuggling
A Rather Dull Congress
January 31, 2011
A Rather Dull Congress
The latest Vietnamese Congress held few surprises. Locals were anyway more worried about the economy.
A Rather Dull Congress
US Ups Philippines Oversight
January 28, 2011
US Ups Philippines Oversight
The US wants to keep better track of the money it spends in the Philippines. Is it breaching Filipino sovereignty?
US Ups Philippines Oversight
Singapore Needs More Babies
January 27, 2011
Singapore Needs More Babies
The country’s fertility rate has hit a new low. What else can the govt do to encourage people to have more kids?
Singapore Needs More Babies
Politically, It’s Just Bad Luck
January 26, 2011
Politically, It’s Just Bad Luck
A record number of by-elections in Malaysia is down largely to the disturbing number of deaths among politicians.
Politically, It’s Just Bad Luck
January 24, 2011
Philippines Death Penalty Back?
As the debate rages over the death penalty in the Philippines, a sampling of students share their views.
Philippines Death Penalty Back?
January 21, 2011
A Korean 'War’ in Cambodia?
There may be no artillery or troops involved, but a new kind of conflict might be brewing over Pyongyang.
A Korean 'War’ in Cambodia?
Vietnam’s 2020 Vision
January 20, 2011
Vietnam’s 2020 Vision
Vietnam’s communists opt for a gentler leadership as they vow to create a modern industrialized state by 2020.
Vietnam’s 2020 Vision
Malaysia’s Animal Act Applauded
January 18, 2011
Malaysia’s Animal Act Applauded
Malaysia passes a new wildlife protection act and comes down hard on notorious smuggler Anson Wong.
Malaysia’s Animal Act Applauded
The Red Shirts Are Back!
January 15, 2011
The Red Shirts Are Back!
The movement’s comeback may indicate rising public support and growing disenchantment with the Abhisit govt.
The Red Shirts Are Back!
January 14, 2011
Indonesia’s Military in Trouble
A controversial video showing the torture of two Papuans is an embarrassment for the military and the government.
Indonesia’s Military in Trouble
Vietnam Shakes Up US Diplomacy
January 11, 2011
Vietnam Shakes Up US Diplomacy
A US diplomat is reportedly assaulted in Vietnam over a meeting with a dissident. It’s likely part of a wider crackdown.
Vietnam Shakes Up US Diplomacy
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
January 07, 2011
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
Despite the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and a new name, Burma’s the same. But it’s not the only problem country in Asia.
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
January 05, 2011
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
Cambodia has shown little inclination to tackle the problem of the human trafficking of its citizens.
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
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