China Updated

    Updates on China, its expansion policies and their impact. Tiananmen Square: Remembering a massacre The Meddling Kingdom’s threat to democracy Slowing SE Asian economies will test social cohesion Xinjiang: China’s trail of broken promises A [...]
  • Highlights

    First Snow, Bogong High Plains Australia ©Luke Hunt
  • Gaya Island, Sabah, Malaysia

    Stateless in Malaysia @Luke Hunt
  • 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 [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Jokowi WIns

    JAKARTA — President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, facing Gen. Prabowo Subianto in a rematch, performed as expected winning  a second term at general elections on April 17. Full coverage from Luke Hunt and Voice of America (VoA). [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Thai Elections

    Thais went to the polls on March 24. Here are the latest updates with the military asserting its power over the legislative system. Published by Voice of America and written by Luke Hunt Prayut’s Quest for [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Cambodia’s Genocide

    PHNOM PENH — Cambodia’s government will host the start of a three-day celebration marking the 20-year anniversary of the end of civil war. The event, beginning Dec. 29, is designed to lay to rest the issue [...]
  • 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 [...]