• AsiaWATCH

    Miss Grand Myanmar

    Han Lay, Myanmar’s representative in the Miss Grand International beauty pageant, will remain in Thailand for security reasons after winning widespread applause for using the event to speak up for the atrocities being committed by [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Tyta Buth

    Breathing Fresh Life into Cambodia’s Art Scene  A conversation with artist Tyta Buth. At just 24 years of age, Tyta Buth has already established herself at the center of Cambodia’s arts scene. A portrait photographer [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Russia Seduces Myanmar with Arms

    Russia’s appetite for influence and lucrative arms sales in Southeast Asia has been whetted by the latest coup in Myanmar, where isolated generals remain distrustful of China but still require allies on the United Nations [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Cambodian ‘Rebels’ Jailed for 20 Years

    Phnom Penh Municipal Court has sentenced former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to 25 years in prison and deprived him of the right to vote or stand as a candidate in upcoming elections for plotting to [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Bradley Murg

    As an academic Dr. Bradley Murg has covered China for more than two decades and its impact across the region, particularly the Greater Mekong Subregion. In this podcast, he chats with Luke Hunt about China’s [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Ate Hoekstra

    Dutch freelance journalist Ate Hoekstra was this week re-elected President of the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) for a second term and after a difficult year in a world confronted by the COVID-19 pandemic [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Breaking Needles in Broken Veins

    Luke Hunt, on the road to recover, questions those who query the rights of the elderly during these Covid times—in this, the second part—of his personal medical account. Part ll. “Covid, senicide and shades of [...]
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    Dancing with Mortality

    A near-death experience raises a question for Luke Hunt—international correspondent and author—’should I stay or should I go?’ “… my life review – a euphemism for near death experience or NDE – really didn’t do [...]
  • Foreign Correspondence

    Podcast: Glen Felgate

    British journalist and television producer Glen Felgate has just published his first book, “From Phnom Penh with Love; Confessions of a Media Executive,” a fictional tale of a war correspondent hired by a Cambodian businessman [...]
  • AsiaWATCH

    Mekong Drought

    PHNOM PENH – As the monsoon gets underway across Indochina, farmers and fishermen are praying for rain after a lengthy drought — aggravated by climate change and dam construction.  This year the Mekong River has seen [...]