FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Despite the spat between Indonesia and Australia over spying allegations and accusations that Jakarta could do more to halt illegal immigration flows, a recent crackdown on people smuggling initiated by the recently elected conservative government in Australia has already had a dramatic impact.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Twenty-one people are dead after a series of rallies in Indonesia’s remote West Papua and Papua provinces where, much to Jakarta’s annoyance, a nagging independence movement refuses to go away. Read […]
AsiaWATCH — In the first installment of a four part series Luke Hunt examines Iran’s national shipping company and the perils of sanctions to the company’s in East Asia. International efforts to thwart Iran’s nuclear […]