Foreign Correspondence

Arroyo’s Legal Battle

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — It might be an old fashioned family feud – the Aquinos versus the Arroyos – that’s worthy of a nation’s attention. But for former Philippine President Gloria Arroyo, the consequences of […]

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Foreign Correspondence

Brahms & Vietnam

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — From his spartan farm house, Nguyen Huu Dua explains in Vietnamese of the time when received a midnight visit from the organisers of a concert at Hanoi’s famous opera house. He […]


Three Old Men

ASIAWATCH — The current trial of surviving Khmer Rouge leaders in Phnom Penh is the judicial process that Stalin and Mao never faced. These tyrants died in their beds without ever answering for, in Stalin’s […]