FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The inability of the Laos government to offer a credible explanation for the disappearance of prominent activist Sombath Somphone has again drawn unwanted headlines, with demands for donor nations to think […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Kim Jong-un’s ex-girlfriend was among a dozen well-known North Korean performers who were executed by firing squad on Aug. 20, reports said. Read more from the Chosun Ilbo.
FAR EAST ASIA CORRESPONDENT — A Malaysian appeals court has overturned the convictions of two police officers sentenced to hang for the murder of Mongolian modelAltantuya Shaaribiibuu, but the local and international ramifications that came with her […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — As a regional middle power perched on the crossroads of the Indo-Pacific region, Australian diplomacy has entered a more challenging era. In an interview addressing a diverse array of topics, Australian […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A 22-year-old photojournalist was gang-raped while on assignment in Mumbai, adding yet another victim to India’s soaring sex crime figures. The incident took place in Mumbai – which many consider to […]