April 26, 2017
Is Laos’ New Leader Really a Reformer?
By David Hutt
December 10, 2016
Asia Is in the Grip of a Transnational Crime Crisis
By Roderic Broadhurst
May 29, 2013
Beyond I Am Super Student: Cambodia’s Drug Problem
Cambodia is slowly coming to terms with a serious drug problem.
December 29, 2012
A New Player in the Narcotics Trade
Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency is concerned Iranian drug syndicates are using asylum seekers as smugglers.
September 22, 2011
UN Report: Drug Use 'Soaring'
A new UN report shows the production and use of synthetic drugs like amphetamines is soaring in Asia.
December 24, 2010
Laos’s Chinese Gamble
A new casino complex is supposed to transform poor Ton Pheung into a ‘Macau on the Mekong’. But some locals are already nervous.
December 01, 2010
Golden Triangle Comeback
One of Asia’s main opium producing areas, the Golden Triangle, is back in business—with a helping hand from Iran.