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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?
Frenetic Serenity: The Streets of Saigon
March 18, 2019
Frenetic Serenity: The Streets of Saigon
The 24-hour challenge: 100 street photographs of Saigon
Frenetic Serenity: The Streets of Saigon
Could Vietnam Have Avoided the 1979 War With China?
March 13, 2019
Could Vietnam Have Avoided the 1979 War With China?
Vietnam’s missed opportunity to normalize relations with the US paved the way for China’s 1979 invasion.
Could Vietnam Have Avoided the 1979 War With China?
Myanmar’s Myitsone Dam Dilemma
March 11, 2019
Myanmar’s Myitsone Dam Dilemma
As the unpopular project sits in limbo, the government has to choose between upsetting China and enraging its own people.
Myanmar’s Myitsone Dam Dilemma
Will Thailand’s Chinese High-Speed Railway Be Worth It?
March 06, 2019
Will Thailand’s Chinese High-Speed Railway Be Worth It?
The government is rushing ahead with the high-speed rail, even as the public is left in the dark.
Will Thailand’s Chinese High-Speed Railway Be Worth It?
Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?
February 20, 2019
Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?
Is the Myanmar military taking greater interest in Indian separatist groups on its territory?
Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?
Aung San Suu Kyi: A ‘Moral Democrat’ or a ‘Precolonial Queen’?
February 20, 2019
Aung San Suu Kyi: A ‘Moral Democrat’ or a ‘Precolonial Queen’?
Krzysztof Iwanek talks to Michał Lubina, author of a new book on Aung San Suu Kyi’s political thought.
Aung San Suu Kyi: A ‘Moral Democrat’ or a ‘Precolonial Queen’?
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
February 13, 2019
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
With the legalization of marijuana, Thailand hopes to carve out a stake in the global cannabis industry.
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
Marking 70 Years of War in Myanmar
February 08, 2019
Marking 70 Years of War in Myanmar
Karen armed groups gather to seek peace while marking the 70th anniversary of the original revolution.
Marking 70 Years of War in Myanmar
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