Foreign Correspondence

Podcast: Greg Barton

The security environment in Southeast Asia has witnessed rapid change since the end of the Cold War, with various manifestations of this including the broadening of the notion of security to include climate change and […]

Foreign Correspondence

Podcast: Keith Loveard

Keith Loveard is a risk analyst covering Indonesia and the broader Southeast Asian region. He began his career as a journalist at the Sydney Daily Telegraphin 1968 and held senior positions at Australian Associated Press […]

Foreign Correspondence

Podcast: John McBeth

Veteran New Zealand journalist John McBeth has covered Southeast Asia for half a century – that included coups, a genocide and the downfall of dictators – for publications like the once revered and feared Far […]

Foreign Correspondence

Podcast: Philip Bowring

Long before there were the nation states of Southeast Asia, the region was dominated by a series of ancient empires. This legacy of the region, which lasted centuries and still manifests itself in some ways […]

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Cross Culture: Lestari Girls

The Diplomat’s Luke Hunt interviews the stars of Lestari Girls. When Ningsih Millane arrived in Australia as a young wife in 1987 from Indonesia she had left behind a life and an art-loving family that spanned the archipelago from […]