East Timor is commemorating the 20th anniversary of a referendum that delivered its independence but sparked widespread massacres that left 1,500 people dead and displaced about half-a-million people. here is a collection of stories from Dili written by Luke Hunt.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The sidelines of the recent ASEAN ruckus offered a rare glimpse of the political and trading bloc grasping for diplomatic straws. Their failure to produce a closing statement at the summit, a first […]
This article first appeared in The Edge Review. By Luke Hunt ASIAWATCH — Back in 1997 a rather irate Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad put a lid on local reporting of an unprecedented phenomenon. Burning […]