FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Many Filipinos want the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to intervene in the Sabah crisis, which began when armed followers of the self-proclaimed Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III occupied parts of Lahad Datu on February 9 and vowed not to leave until Sabah is returned to the Sulu Sultanate.
Can the new Aquino administration broker a lasting peace agreement with the MILF in Mindanao? Luke Hunt and Karl Wilson report for The Diplomat. In a clearing just outside the southern Philippine town of Sultan Kudarat […]
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 — Finally, after decades of allegations and overwhelming evidence, the new chief minister of Sarawak in East Malaysia Adenan Satem, has called a spade a spade and denounced the state’s illegal timber […]