Son of Indonesian President Takes Helm of Youth-Oriented Political Party
By Sebastian Strangio
The ascent of the political neophyte Kaesang Pangarep reflects long-standing dynastic patterns in Indonesian politics.
Political Dynasties Dominate Philippines Election — Again
By Mong Palatino
The return to power of the Marcos clan hints at deeper problems with the country's democracy.
Southeast Asia’s Princelings
By David Hutt
From Indonesia to Cambodia and beyond, the children of politicians are keeping the family business going – for better or for worse.
Lingering Ghosts: World War II and the Shaping of Modern Asia
By Paul French
How the war’s end brought the end of colonialism, the arrival of communism, and the rise of political dynasties.