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Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
October 05, 2018
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
As of October 4, the death toll had risen to 1,424.
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
September 27, 2018
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
Even an attempt just to hold Sharia-dictated canings in private was ultimately unsuccessful.
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
September 24, 2018
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
The lack of justice in the Maguindanao Massacre underscores Duterte's contempt for journalists.
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
The Nightmare Awaiting Rohingya Returnees
September 19, 2018
The Nightmare Awaiting Rohingya Returnees
A group of Rohingyas are tortured, then made to lie to the press about their treatment upon returning to Myanmar.
The Nightmare Awaiting Rohingya Returnees
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
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