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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AsiaWATCH

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 […]