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Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
April 13, 2018
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
In his final stronghold, the Khmer Rouge leader is remembered differently.
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
Was Buddha a Feminist?
April 11, 2018
Was Buddha a Feminist?
The first fully ordained Thai female monk in the Theravada tradition caused a controversy that continues 15 years later.
Was Buddha a Feminist?
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
April 05, 2018
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
The military junta, despite promises, has made little progress in weeding out corruption.
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws
April 02, 2018
Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws
The opposition accuses the ruling party of “stealing” upcoming elections.
Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
March 29, 2018
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
Difficult geography helped Timorese survive colonization and invasion. But now, it's a roadblock to growth.
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
March 28, 2018
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
If things don’t change, the world’s most ignored big emitter could be the one that dooms the global climate.
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
Namaste Thailand
March 27, 2018
Namaste Thailand
India and Thailand share deep-rooted ties.
Namaste Thailand
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
March 23, 2018
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
Whether it's breakfast cereal or Anwar, old rivals monopolize Malaysian politics.
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
March 20, 2018
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
Vietnam fought China in the South China Sea before and it should be ready to do so again.
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand
March 19, 2018
Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand
Over 30,000 temples celebrate the Buddhist holiday each year.
Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
March 16, 2018
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
Myanmar's Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army are fighting for control of lucrative natural resources.
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
Con Dao: Vietnam’s Prison Paradise
March 08, 2018
Con Dao: Vietnam’s Prison Paradise
The 16 islands that make up the Con Dao archipelago are renowned for their natural beauty, but they also have a dark past.
Con Dao: Vietnam’s Prison Paradise
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
March 07, 2018
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
The 1977 Dunn Report outlined grave human rights abuses in East Timor. Too bad Canberra tried to bury it.
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
Myanmar’s Buddhist Rakhine Rebels
March 07, 2018
Myanmar’s Buddhist Rakhine Rebels
The army empowered the Rakhine to commit atrocities against the Rohingya. Now the Rakhine are turning against the state.
Myanmar’s Buddhist Rakhine Rebels
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
March 02, 2018
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
As Mount Sinabung keeps erupting, the Indonesian government struggles to tackle a long-running natural disaster.
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
Thailand’s Engagement With Africa
February 28, 2018
Thailand’s Engagement With Africa
Yet another “unusual suspect” is intensifying relations with African countries. How far can it go?
Thailand’s Engagement With Africa
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