• Highlights

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

    Stateless in Malaysia @Luke Hunt
  • AsiaWATCH

    End Executions

    Public executions haunt North Koreans Meanwhile the sultan of Brunei has backed away from his promise and to institute a Saudi brand of Shariah law, which will enable religious authorities to inflict a raft of [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Colonial China

    Updates on Chinese expansion across Asia and beyond: The Meddling Kingdom’s threat to democracy Slowing SE Asian economies will test social cohesion Xinjiang: China’s trail of broken promises A Chinese takeaway in Cambodia  
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Peter Starr

    Heng Samrin played an outsized and often overlooked role in Cambodia’s history and politics. Arguably one of the twentieth century’s greatest guerrilla commanders, he defected from the Khmer Rouge and fled to Vietnam, where he [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    The Latest

    Stories and Podcasts from Bomborra. PODCAST: Remembering Heng Samrin and Cambodia’s Rebirth. Luke Hunt speaks with veteran journalist Peter Starr about the career of one of the twentieth century’s greatest guerrilla commanders. In another leap backwards, [...]