• Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Greg Barton

    The security environment in Southeast Asia has witnessed rapid change since the end of the Cold War, with various manifestations of this including the broadening of the notion of security to include climate change and [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Australia to join Asean?

    The prospect of Australia joining ASEAN was pushed before the re-election of the Morrison government, a foreign policy initiative which will gain momentum, but analysts are warning the prime minister should think twice. Read more.
  • AsiaWATCH

    Cambodia’s Genocide

    PHNOM PENH — Twenty-five years ago, few thought the genocidal leaders of the Khmer Rouge would ever be tried for war crimes Pol Pot and his lieutenants lived freely in the remote northwest of Cambodia, indulged [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    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 [...]
  • 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 [...]