FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — La-iad Sawatsoradej has been living on a few sheets of plywood perched about 80cm below her single-storey house’s roof, just above the level of the floodwaters. The floods have kept this active woman contained in an area of four or five square metres; she can only sit and look at the water surrounding her. Read more in Spectrum.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The death of an elephant taken in a raid on a private elephant park in Kanchanaburi province in April last year highlights the strain on state agencies charged with taking custody […]
For the past 40 years, New Zealand journalist John McBeth has been a familiar face in the media in Southeast Asia. As a reporter he earned his stripes the old-fashioned way, starting out on his […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Cambodia argued hard against Thailand’s evidence regarding Phnom Penh’s acceptance of the barbed-wire fence ordered to be put up by the Thai cabinet around Preah Vihear after the 1962 International Court […]