FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Laos is facing mounting international pressure over the disappearance of civil rights worker Sombath Somphone last December. Some have called for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to intervene, with high level diplomatic efforts underway by the United States and Australia.
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Big Summits, Old Problems
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Outgoing Chinese Premier Wei Jiabao returned to Beijing this week office after disappointing ASEAN and East Asia summits that failed to live-up to years of diplomatic posturing and positioning, designed to protect his […]
Amigo, a Review
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Last night I attended the New York premier of Amigo, the independent film and brainchild of John Sayles about the Philippine-American War. The film supplements Sayles’ novel A Moment in the Sun (McSweeney’s Books, 2011), […]
Podcast: Leslie Lopez
Renowned Malaysian journalist Leslie Lopez has witnessed dramatic events while covering Southeast Asia and his country since he began work as a reporter in the mid-1980s. That has included stints with Reuters, The Asian Wall […]
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