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Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
May 15, 2019
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
With the president's allies victorious in the recent elections, Duterte seems set to pursue his desired policies.
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
May 07, 2019
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
Mars Noersmono’s story is a first-person account of a nation’s shame.
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
May 02, 2019
Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
The Sultanate’s Sharia law sparked criticism abroad – and at home, where dissent is not often tolerated.
Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
April 29, 2019
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
The opposition needs a miracle, but the Philippine midterm campaign also points to problems ahead for Duterte.
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
Indonesia’s Surprisingly Quiet Election
April 23, 2019
Indonesia’s Surprisingly Quiet Election
In an era of increased electoral polarization and agitation, what are the lessons of Indonesia’s tame campaign?
Indonesia’s Surprisingly Quiet Election
Indonesian Elections: Scenes From Aceh
April 19, 2019
Indonesian Elections: Scenes From Aceh
The northernmost and most conservative province of Aceh is a stronghold for opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto.
Indonesian Elections: Scenes From Aceh
What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?
April 16, 2019
What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?
The government is once again heralding oil and gas prospects offshore and on, but it’s done so twice before.
What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
April 11, 2019
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
Indonesia’s natural resource industry funds both campaigns – which may be why it remains free from debate.
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?
April 04, 2019
Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?
Activists believe that the situation for trans people has not changed at all, or has arguably gotten even worse.
Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?
Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia
April 03, 2019
Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia
Huawei’s already substantial presence in the sultanate is likely to extend to building Brunei’s 5G network.
Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia
Defending Myanmar's Remaining Environmental Treasures
April 02, 2019
Defending Myanmar's Remaining Environmental Treasures
Unique programs led by indigenous peoples are protecting wildlife biodiversity in Karen state.
Defending Myanmar's Remaining Environmental Treasures
Thailand’s Election Impasse
March 29, 2019
Thailand’s Election Impasse
The first election in Thailand since the 2014 coup has so far brought more confusion than clarity.
Thailand’s Election Impasse
The Philippines’ China Dam Controversy
March 27, 2019
The Philippines’ China Dam Controversy
The Kaliwa Dam Project, a centerpiece of the BRI in the Philippines, faces steep opposition from indigenous peoples.
The Philippines’ China Dam Controversy
The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy
March 27, 2019
The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy
22 years after surviving a grenade attack, the popular opposition leader faces new questions about his role in politics.
The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy
Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?
March 22, 2019
Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?
A look at those jockeying for the top post in Thailand’s March 24 elections.
Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?
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