FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The 30 month prison sentence for Vietnamese human rights lawyer and blogger, Le Quoc Quan, was upheld by a Hanoi appeals court. Quan, who has frequently blogged about human rights violations by the government, was convicted in October 2013 on tax evasion charges.
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Luke Hunt is a foreign correspondent, author and occasional photographer who has covered much of Asia fr the last 30 years.
Walking Wounded: Giles Duley
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The public rarely sees the human cost of journalists covering war. More rarely still does it see the real civilian cost. That makes Walking Wounded a frank and refreshing insight into the world […]
Vietnam Warns of Coming Economic Bombshell for Mainland Southeast Asia
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar are the poorest, least well-run countries within ASEAN. They are also notoriously publicity-shy. Anything negative that needs to be shared is usually served-up amid a flurry […]
The Dam Disunited
Bickering among members of the Mekong River Commission has done nothing to stop the construction of the Xayaburi dam, with the fates of those affected hanging in the balance. Luke Hunt writes. The peace dividend […]
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