Why the US and China Should Work Together to Solve the Global Scam Crisis
By Jan Santiago and Alvin Camba
Both nations have a shared interest in cracking down on online "pig butchering schemes." It could show that the two nations can still work together for mutual benefit.
Cambodia, Myanmar ‘Cyber-slaves’ Are Being Recruited Globally, Research Finds
By David Whitehouse
The global scope of the cyber-scam operations based in the two Southeast Asian countries is only now starting to becoming clear.
Indonesian FM Raises Trafficking Concerns During Cambodia Trip
By Sebastian Strangio
Retno Marsudi's talks with the Cambodian police chief came days after 62 trafficked Indonesian nationals were freed from an online scam operation in Sihanoukville.
Inside Southeast Asia’s Casino Scam Archipelago
By Lindsey Kennedy and Nathan Paul Southern
Special Economic Zones and self-governing statelets across the Mekong region have become conduits for human trafficking on a massive scale.
Cambodia Told to Shut Down ‘Slave Compounds’ After Warnings From Asian Embassies
By Luke Hunt
The country's interior minister says he will end the crime wave in Sihanoukville by mid-year.
Understanding North Korea’s Fuel Smuggling Networks in East Asia
By Ankit Panda
How does North Korea keep fueling its military and other needs?
Untangling Webs of Corruption: Trafficking and Terrorism in Central Asia
By Catherine Putz
Interview with Mariya Y. Omelicheva and Lawrence P. Markowitz.
Asia Is in the Grip of a Transnational Crime Crisis
By Roderic Broadhurst
Yet governments are looking the other way.
The Missing Half of Pakistan's Fight Against Terrorism
By Emily Winterbotham
Tackling the nexus between organized crime and terrorism in Pakistan.
Japan Faces a Possible Mob War After Yakuza Gang Fractures
By Benjamin David Baker
After a schism in their ranks, the Yakuza may erupt in violence in Japan.
Could the Russian Mob Take Advantage of the Eurasian Economic Union?
By Jan Dulac
The new bloc could allow more than just the free flow of goods, capital and labor.
US Repatriates Mongolian Dinosaur Fossils
By Ankit Panda
Over 30 fossils were returned to the Mongolian government.