• AsiaWATCH

    Sam Rainsy

    Sam Rainsy has carefully crafted a career as the antagonistic thorn in the side of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, cultivating the image of a leader in waiting, wronged by political injustices and cheated at [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Annemarie Evans

    Annemarie Evans, a broadcaster with Radio Televion Hong Kong (RTHK), has lived in Hong Kong for more than 26 years and witnessed the substantial changes the city has undergone, particularly since the end of British [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Hong Kong

    Anti-government demonstrations have escalated and turned nasty in Hong Kong, raising fears of military intervention by Beijing. Read more here: Decisive acton will not resolve Hong Kong’s problems Hong Kong’s business people set their sights [...]
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    China Update

    Updates on China, its expansion policies and their impact. Hong Kong and the dark art of reading Xinhua Beijing haunted by nasty past, fearsome present and unlikely future Tiananmen Square: Remembering a massacre The Meddling [...]
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    East Timor

    East Timor is commemorating the 20th anniversary of a referendum that delivered its independence but sparked widespread massacres that left 1,500 people dead and displaced about half-a-million people. here is a collection of stories from [...]
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    Cambodia’s Genocide

    PHNOM PENH — Nuon Chea, a Cambodian politician and a chief ideologue as part of the notorious Khmer Rouge, dies Sunday at age 93 after a brief stay in a Phnom Penh hotel for what was [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: John McBeth

    Veteran New Zealand journalist John McBeth has covered Southeast Asia for half a century – that included coups, a genocide and the downfall of dictators – for publications like the once revered and feared Far [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Dominic Faulder

    Anand Panyarachun, a former prime minister of Thailand, has always preferred a quiet life, which contrasts sharply with his enormously successful career as a high profile diplomat and politician who helped shaped Thailand’s politics as [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Liam Cochrane

    In the summer of 2018, the world was gripped by an unfolding drama when members of a football team were trapped in a cave in Thailand. The incident at the Tham Luang Nang Non cave [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Garbage Feeds Thousands

    Homeless and poverty is an increasing issue in affluent Australia. In Melbourne, considered among the world’s most liveable cities, Dumpster Diving through the bins of supermarkets to salvage what’s left is now common. By Morgan [...]