FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The UN’s refugee agency has asked the Thai government to verify reports that authorities fired shots at an intercepted boat carrying 133 Rohingya last month, which may have resulted in at least two deaths.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — It all sounds a little too fanciful. The idea of Burma as a regional role model for the treatment and release of political prisoners requires just too much of a leap […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Tim “Sharky” Ward boasts he pays to have sex with many Thai women. The muscle-bound and tattooed former Australian loan shark and nightclub owner says his life is “there for all […]
Four pending general elections have the potential to reshape Southeast Asian political dynamics with the recent slide towards autocracy raising fears that the ballot box will become little more than a tool for entrenching authoritarian […]