FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Within the various corridors of power across Southeast Asia, tongues are still wagging over the outburst delivered by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at last week’s ASEAN summit. At the heart of the speech was Cambodia’s close relationship with China, and his message was simple: Beijing’s generous financial backing of his government didn’t compromise Cambodia’s standing as the annual host of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Read more in The Diplomat.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The politics of sand is a dirty business, and there’s plenty of it around – particularly in the tiny island-state of Singapore. Its voracious appetite for constructing mega-buildings and expanding its borders […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A Chinese spy’s defection to Australia after growing too close to a female Falun Gong target has lifted the veil on Beijing’s network of agents used to monitor overseas dissidents, and […]