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Sex and the Censors in Asia
July 13, 2010
Sex and the Censors in Asia
South-east Asian governments are increasingly censoring ‘immoral’ web content. Do they have political motivations as well?
Sex and the Censors in Asia
Vietnam’s China Backlash?
July 07, 2010
Vietnam’s China Backlash?
Tougher work visa requirements in Vietnam seem aimed mostly at Chinese migrants. But other expats are caught in the middle.
Vietnam’s China Backlash?
Abhisit's Filipino Lesson
June 30, 2010
Abhisit's Filipino Lesson
Will the visiting Thai leader be inspired by Benigno Aquino’s smooth accession to the presidency in the Philippines?
Abhisit's Filipino Lesson
What COIN Teaches Thailand
June 25, 2010
What COIN Teaches Thailand
The Thai Red Shirts have the hallmarks of an insurgency. Does a book written by David Petraeus show how to resolve the issue?
What COIN Teaches Thailand
June 22, 2010
Twitter Wars in Asia
Conservative and liberal Muslims in Indonesia are taking their fight for hearts and minds to Twitter. Is that good or bad?
Twitter Wars in Asia
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
June 17, 2010
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
Thailand’s Red and Yellow Shirts act like sworn enemies. But there are more similarities than they’d be willing to admit.
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
Indonesia and Free Speech
June 11, 2010
Indonesia and Free Speech
With Thailand’s woes, eyes have turned to Indonesia as a democracy model for South-east Asia. The censors could change that.
Indonesia and Free Speech
Last Philippine President?
May 26, 2010
Last Philippine President?
Noynoy Aquino looks set to be the Philippines’ next president, says Filipino lawmaker Mong Palatino. But will he be the last?
Last Philippine President?
Thailand - The Real Story
May 20, 2010
Thailand - The Real Story
There’s more to the unrest than a rural poor revolt. Aubrey Belford finds a complex picture in the red shirt heartland.
Thailand - The Real Story
Vietnam, China’s 'Little Sister'
May 11, 2010
Vietnam, China’s 'Little Sister'
Vietnamese hate the moniker, reports Luke Hunt. But their feelings about their big neighbor are a lot more complicated.
Vietnam, China’s 'Little Sister'
May 07, 2010
US Meddling in Filipino Poll?
No Philippine president has ever won without US backing. So, who’s the secret US candidate this year, asks Mong Palatino.
US Meddling in Filipino Poll?
Can You Teach Democracy?
April 21, 2010
Can You Teach Democracy?
Ben Bland reports that at last week’s assembly of the World Movement for Democracy, in Jakarta, it depends on who you ask.
Can You Teach Democracy?
April 09, 2010
Rise and Fall of a Terror Cell
The jungles of Indonesia’s Aceh Province seem fertile ground for Islamic militants. But not this time, reports Aubrey Belford.
Rise and Fall of a Terror Cell
March 27, 2010
Burma's Bleak Election Plans
The junta’s election preparations have a depressingly familiar ring to them. Phil Thornton reports from the Thai-Burma border.
Burma's Bleak Election Plans
March 23, 2010
Obama’s Snub? No Problem
Barack Obama will find Indonesia a surprisingly tolerant and vibrant host, says Joe Cochrane. When he finally gets there.
Obama’s Snub? No Problem
Thailand’s Blood Red Protest
March 21, 2010
Thailand’s Blood Red Protest
The sometimes gruesome protests by the country’s red shirts have certainly grabbed international attention. But what now?
Thailand’s Blood Red Protest
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