FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In his first public speech following this week’s ASEAN summit, Prime Minister Hun Sen offered lavish praise for China’s financial largesse and congratulations for its newly appointed Communist Party heads.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden has left Hong Kong for an unspecified third country “through a lawful and normal channel”, the Hong Kong government has announced. Read more in […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The European Union has put the case of the prominent development worker Sombath Somphone back on the international agenda, threatening to review foreign aid to Laos after officials there failed to […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Two days after Thai authorities banned Boundary, a documentary about Thailand’s festering border dispute with Cambodia at Preah Vihear, censors have lifted the ban, citing a “technical mistake”. The ban occurred as the […]