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Published on Dec 9, 2011 by Luke Hunt

As part of an occasional series AsiaWATCH is publishing links to the more controversial articles of late and the sometimes terse response they elicited.AsiaWATCH won kudos for this piece on the Eurozone debt crisis as it spirals from one embattled bond market to the next.It said; It is becoming clear we are likely heading into a double dip global recession. Whilst economic fundamentals of the United States may in fact be improving, investor pessimism is quickly spreading across the globe.Headlined: Khmer Rouge: Vietnam Did It! The Diplomat’s Luke Hunt scored another lawyer of scorn from those opposed to the Khmer Rouge Tribnal currently underway in Phnom Penh.He wrote: Old hatreds die hard, and nowhere has this been more evident than....

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Luke Hunt

Published on Jan 1, 2008 by Luke Hunt

Luke Hunt is a correspondent who writes, photographs and produces television packages out of Southeast Asia. Much of his work is divided between The Diplomat, Australian Associated Press (AAP) and Voice of America. He has also freelanced for The Economist, The New York Times, The Times of London and The Age in Melbourne, among many others.He began his career in journalism in the early 1980s after traveling through what was then some of the world’s trouble-spots, including Northern Ireland and the south of Morocco. Hunt initially worked for AAP and then Agence France-Presse where he served as bureau chief in Afghanistan and Cambodia and later as Deputy Economics Editor for Asia.Additionally, he has covered conflicts in Iraq, Sri Lanka, Kashmir....

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Max Kolbe

Published on Jan 1, 2008 by Luke Hunt

Pages From The CorrespondentSTILETTO Max Kolbe (stí-létó ) n. pl. sti·let·tos or sti·let·toes A small dagger with a slender, tapering blade. Something shaped like such as a dagger.Old Favourites Find Form — February, 2011Pakistan Tops the Killing Fields — December, 2010The Kinder, The Detained, The Self-Medicated — October, 2010Death Rate Rises as Talibs Establish a Media Centre — July 2010Thailand Goes Bloody — May, 2010Clan Ampatuan & the Munganao Flaks — March, 2010Journo Deaths Strike a Record High in 2009 — January, 2010Mexican Mayhem Flavored with a Singapore Sling — November, 2009Counting the Cost of Freedom — September, 2009Courting the Law and Silencing Critics — July, 2009Why Shoot? Just Legislate and Jail — May, 2009Minor Miracles & Dirty Cops —....

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Dominic Whiting

Published on Jan 1, 2008 by Luke Hunt

Dominic Whiting has worked in journalsim for more than 10 years covering a broad range of subjects that included East Asian politics and economics. Many of those years were spent with Reuters, based out of bureaux in Bangkok and Hong Kong. Born in Thailand and raised in England, Whiting was the first Western journalist into Burma following the devastation wreaked by Cyclone Nargis in 2008.News & FeaturesIts Hilal Not Kosher — Islam Bank  — February 11th, 2010Why it’s Time to Invest in Vietnam — asianone — April 8th, 2008Thailand’s Thaksin Comes Home — el Economista — February 28th, 2008Vietnam rebels in focus as Laos jails reporters —Talk Talk — July 3rd, 2003Suu Kyi spends 58th birthday in detention — rediff-....

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Dan Boylan

Published on Jan 1, 2008 by Luke Hunt

Dan Boylan worked on his first political campaign at the age of 11 and by 18 witnessed the protests in Tiananmen Square.Boylan’s journalism career began soon after in his native Boston before he covered Asia as a freelance correspondent during the Hong Kong Handover and Asian Economic Crisis of 1998.Boylan worked as an International News Editor at Associated Press HQ in New York City, won a Fulbright Fellowship for research in Jakarta, then completed a Journalism Professorship in Shanghai and wrote for The Washington Times.Across the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia post 9/11, Boylan served as a public affairs advisor to the US Military and other foreign governments. He currently writes essays on politics, literature, language and culture, and....

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