China Cracks Down on Cyber Scams in Southeast Asia But Leaves Networks Intact
By Huizhong Wu
Tens of thousands of people, mostly but not all Chinese, have become ensnared in cyber scam networks run by powerful Chinese criminal syndicates hand-in-hand with local elites in Southeast Asia.
ASEAN Leaders Tackle Human Trafficking at Latest Summit
By Kuldeep Singh Chauhan
In recent years, the abuse of technology has increasingly facilitated this heinous crime, making it imperative for ASEAN nations to join forces and develop effective measures to combat it.
Taiwan Grapples with Human Trafficking Spike
By Brian Hioe
Increasing revelations in August about Taiwanese trafficked into Cambodia has become a significant political issue in Taiwan.
As Myanmar Coup Intensifies Regional Human Trafficking, How Will China Respond?
By Debby S. W. Chan
The growth of human rights atrocities in Myanmar has spilled over to the region – including Chinese nationals forced into labor.
Can Southeast Asia Tackle its Human Trafficking Problem?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Bolder efforts are clearly needed. But where should the region start?
A Crime Most Banal: Indonesia’s Human Trafficking Fix
Local governments are struggling to tackle human trafficking inside archipelagic Indonesia.