FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A meeting of regional foreign ministers and delegates from 14 countries in Jakarta has resulted in an agreement on several fronts designed to capture and jail people smugglers. This could lead to the extradition to Australia of Sayed Abba, an Afghan wanted in Australia on 27 charges of people smuggling.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — With the Western world predominantly reinventing the “Coalition of the Willing” and dispatching arms and air support to Kurdistan, where the Peshmerga have stood alone in battling the Islamic State, pressure is rightly […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — When the Indonesian delegation flew into Phnom Penh for the ASEAN and East Asian Summits late last week President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was hoping that there would be no repeat of the […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — As the international community sharpens its focus on Burma and its “opening-up” amid the ongoing release of political prisoners, its near neighbors appear to be heading in another direction. Among them […]