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Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019

Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters

By Nishtha Chugh
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
May 07, 2019

To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past

By Duncan Graham
Mars Noersmono’s story is a first-person account of a nation’s shame.

Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
May 02, 2019

Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media

By Asif Ullah Khan
The Sultanate’s Sharia law sparked criticism abroad – and at home, where dissent is not often tolerated.

Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
April 29, 2019

Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?

By Mark R. Thompson
The opposition needs a miracle, but the Philippine midterm campaign also points to problems ahead for Duterte.

Indonesia’s Surprisingly Quiet Election
April 23, 2019

Indonesia’s Surprisingly Quiet Election

By Nithin Coca
In an era of increased electoral polarization and agitation, what are the lessons of Indonesia’s tame campaign?
Indonesian Elections: Scenes From Aceh
April 19, 2019

Indonesian Elections: Scenes From Aceh

By Nicholas Muller
The northernmost and most conservative province of Aceh is a stronghold for opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto.

What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?
April 16, 2019

What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?

By Danielle Keeton-Olsen
The government is once again heralding oil and gas prospects offshore and on, but it’s done so twice before.
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
April 11, 2019

The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election

By Ian Morse
Indonesia’s natural resource industry funds both campaigns – which may be why it remains free from debate.

Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?
April 04, 2019

Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?

By Ana Salvá
Activists believe that the situation for trans people has not changed at all, or has arguably gotten even worse.

Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia
April 03, 2019

Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia

By Austin Bodetti
Huawei’s already substantial presence in the sultanate is likely to extend to building Brunei’s 5G network.

Defending Myanmar's Remaining Environmental Treasures
April 02, 2019

Defending Myanmar's Remaining Environmental Treasures

By Scott Ezell
Unique programs led by indigenous peoples are protecting wildlife biodiversity in Karen state.
Thailand’s Election Impasse
March 29, 2019

Thailand’s Election Impasse

By Nicholas Muller
The first election in Thailand since the 2014 coup has so far brought more confusion than clarity.

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