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Mindanao’s Insurgencies Take an Explosive Turn
June 01, 2018
Mindanao’s Insurgencies Take an Explosive Turn
Under rising pressure from the military, Mindanao’s armed groups are increasingly turning to IEDs.
Mindanao’s Insurgencies Take an Explosive Turn
Thailand’s Migrant Workers in a Changing Legal System
May 30, 2018
Thailand’s Migrant Workers in a Changing Legal System
12 months after a controversial Royal Ordinance on foreign laborers, how have things changed for Thailand’s migrant workforce?
Thailand’s Migrant Workers in a Changing Legal System
The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle
May 29, 2018
The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle
We need to look beyond Mahathir, and even Anwar, to understand Malaysia’s seismic power shift.
The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle
The Mlabri of Northern Thailand
May 26, 2018
The Mlabri of Northern Thailand
One of Thailand's smallest ethnic groups makes the transition from nomadic to settled life.
The Mlabri of Northern Thailand
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
May 23, 2018
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
Indonesia’s Prison System Is Broken
May 23, 2018
Indonesia’s Prison System Is Broken
A deadly prison riot underscores the risk of radicalization behind bars.
Indonesia’s Prison System Is Broken
What’s Missing From Cambodia’s Democracy?
May 22, 2018
What’s Missing From Cambodia’s Democracy?
The problems are deeper than the lack of a viable opposition party.
What’s Missing From Cambodia’s Democracy?
Timor-Leste’s Forgotten Female Rebels
May 16, 2018
Timor-Leste’s Forgotten Female Rebels
Will women's role in Timor-Leste's fight for independence ever be truly recognized?
Timor-Leste’s Forgotten Female Rebels
#MeToo, Vietnam
May 15, 2018
#MeToo, Vietnam
Vietnam’s fledgling #MeToo movement reveals the limits of the country’s progress on gender equality.
#MeToo, Vietnam
Is Indonesia Newly Under Attack?
May 14, 2018
Is Indonesia Newly Under Attack?
“Welcome to the Holy Month of Jihad.”
Is Indonesia Newly Under Attack?
Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
May 12, 2018
Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
What led to the historic election result -- and where does Malaysia go from here?
Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
May 11, 2018
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
In postwar Japan, the coast guard has taken a leading role in defending maritime interests.
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
May 10, 2018
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
Employing foreigners is a topic that divides the nation, making it the perfect campaign issue.
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
Timor-Leste: A Nation Waiting for a Government
May 08, 2018
Timor-Leste: A Nation Waiting for a Government
The country has ground to a standstill after the collapse of its minority government. Will new polls bring stability?
Timor-Leste: A Nation Waiting for a Government
Malaysia's Fierce Campaigning in Action
May 08, 2018
Malaysia's Fierce Campaigning in Action
Glimpses of the campaign in Malaysia's most hotly contested election to date.
Malaysia's Fierce Campaigning in Action
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
May 04, 2018
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative needs to win hearts, not just projects, in Southeast Asia.
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
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