Struggling to Smuggle

ASIAWATCH — Four people who arrived in Australia by boat have been charged with people smuggling. Another two have been arrested in Thailand, all in connection with a syndicate producing fake passports used to smuggle […]

Foreign Correspondence

Following Burma’s Money

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Most Burma watchers will rightly have their eyes fixed on this Sunday’s much-anticipated by-elections and the prospect of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi entering parliament. However, others will be crunching […]

Foreign Correspondence

India, Women & Violence

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Delhi’s hard-working and massive suburb of Gurgaon is a dangerous place to be a woman, and judging from a number of recent and highly-reported rapes and gang rapes, it’s only getting […]

Foreign Correspondence

Ramos-Horta Dumped

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Nobel Laureate Jose Ramos-Horta has been dumped as President of Timor-Leste, with the battle for the post now likely to be fought in an April 21 run-off between Francisco “Lu Olo” […]