May 08, 2023
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.
August 04, 2022
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.
August 02, 2022
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.
March 11, 2022
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.
April 14, 2021
Understanding North Korea’s Fuel Smuggling Networks in East Asia
By Ankit Panda
How does North Korea keep fueling its military and other needs?
October 09, 2019
Untangling Webs of Corruption: Trafficking and Terrorism in Central Asia
By Catherine Putz
Interview with Mariya Y. Omelicheva and Lawrence P. Markowitz.
December 10, 2016
Asia Is in the Grip of a Transnational Crime Crisis
By Roderic Broadhurst
Yet governments are looking the other way.
July 15, 2016
The Missing Half of Pakistan's Fight Against Terrorism
By Emily Winterbotham
Tackling the nexus between organized crime and terrorism in Pakistan.
November 20, 2015
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.
January 13, 2015
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.
July 11, 2014
US Repatriates Mongolian Dinosaur Fossils
By Ankit Panda
Over 30 fossils were returned to the Mongolian government.
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