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SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
September 14, 2018
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
Why are Special Economic Zones so attractive to Vietnam's government, despite proven shortcomings?
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
September 07, 2018
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Timorese victims of Indonesian occupation speak of murdered human rights defender Munir Said Thalib.
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
September 05, 2018
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Indonesia’s rupiah is nearing levels last seen in the Asian Financial Crisis. Here's why this time is different.
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
August 31, 2018
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
A Facebook ban on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing will have major ramifications.
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
August 27, 2018
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
Images of one Rohingya village in Myanmar and one Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh before and after the crackdown.
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
August 17, 2018
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
The election outcome all but completes the country’s transition to a one-party state.
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process
August 15, 2018
China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process
Why is Beijing providing funds for ethnic armed groups to join a government-backed peace conference?
China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
August 14, 2018
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
“The abortion law in Indonesia makes it almost impossible to protect women.”
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
Lombok: After the Earthquake
August 09, 2018
Lombok: After the Earthquake
The powerful earthquake left at least 131 dead in Lombok, Indonesia.
Lombok: After the Earthquake
Laos' Dam Disaster May Not Be Its Last
August 02, 2018
Laos' Dam Disaster May Not Be Its Last
The cost-cutting and lack of oversight that led to the dam's collapse plague other hydropower projects across the country.
Laos' Dam Disaster May Not Be Its Last
Terrorism in Asia: The Global Village Effect
August 01, 2018
Terrorism in Asia: The Global Village Effect
How extremists in Asia are feeding off each others’ unrelated conflicts.
Terrorism in Asia: The Global Village Effect
The World’s Last Whale Hunters
July 30, 2018
The World’s Last Whale Hunters
The Lamalerans still hunt whales the traditional way -- in a wooden boat, with a harpoon.
The World’s Last Whale Hunters
Cheering Cambodia's Strongman
July 28, 2018
Cheering Cambodia's Strongman
Despite an intense crackdown on dissent, Hun Sen's supporters turned out for a mass rally ahead of Cambodia's elections.
Cheering Cambodia's Strongman
ASEAN and China Set to Agree on Single Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
July 27, 2018
ASEAN and China Set to Agree on Single Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
What is the significance of the agreement between ASEAN members and China on a Single Draft COC Negotiating Text?
ASEAN and China Set to Agree on Single Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
Facing the Future: Voices From the Rohingya Refugee Camps
July 27, 2018
Facing the Future: Voices From the Rohingya Refugee Camps
Rohingya refugees are weighing an impossible choice: wait in limbo or risk violence in the hope of a better future. 
Facing the Future: Voices From the Rohingya Refugee Camps
Vietnam: Dawn of the SEZs
July 24, 2018
Vietnam: Dawn of the SEZs
A look back at the past failures, and challenging present, of Vietnam’s huge economic gamble.
Vietnam: Dawn of the SEZs
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