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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
Bali Fights Back
February 27, 2018
Bali Fights Back
Bali’s ‘Tolak Reklamasi’ movement echoes the consciousness of past injustices.
Bali Fights Back
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
February 21, 2018
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
How to avoid illusions and achieve gains in the U.S.-Indonesia relationship.
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
The Battle of Marawi Is Not Over
February 17, 2018
The Battle of Marawi Is Not Over
A continuing displacement crisis and growing discontent with martial law risk creating yet another conflict.
The Battle of Marawi Is Not Over
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
February 15, 2018
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
Hoping to become football stars, young West Africans are coming to Southeast Asia in droves. Some will never make it home.
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
The Vietnam War’s Great Lie
February 13, 2018
The Vietnam War’s Great Lie
How the Communists and Pham Xuan An won the propaganda war.
The Vietnam War’s Great Lie
Indonesia’s Indian Community
February 09, 2018
Indonesia’s Indian Community
Despite a large Tamil community in North Sumatra, Indian-Indonesians still struggle for recognition and opportunities.
Indonesia’s Indian Community
Sylvain Vogel’s World of Extreme Linguistics
February 02, 2018
Sylvain Vogel’s World of Extreme Linguistics
A French linguist's quest to document the dying language of Cambodia's Bunong people.
Sylvain Vogel’s World of Extreme Linguistics
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