Foreign Correspondence

Mongolia Addresses UN

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Elbegdorj Tskhai highlighted the devastating impact global economic and environmental challenges were having on Mongolia. President Elbegdorj also used his 32-minute speech […]

Foreign Correspondence

UN: Drug Use Soars

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has confirmed what to many has been clear for some time – that the production and use of synthetic drugs like amphetamines […]


Brits on Death March

ASIAWATCH — It’s quite possibly the toughest hike in the world, and it had never been completed in its entirety until this weekend when 14 British soldiers emerged from the Borneo jungle after retracing the […]