FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Thailand has followed a lead established by the Philippines and will enlist Malaysia as a “facilitator” after recognizing that Muslim insurgents in its troubled southern provinces have grievances that are worth addressing.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The prospects were tantalizing. The Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT) knew this and advertised accordingly: “New revelations in the Altantuya murder case — Press conference by Musa Hassan, former national […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — For the first time in years, a good news story has come out of the southern Philippines. Earlier today the largest Muslim insurgent organization, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), signed […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — More than 50,000 black-clad supporters of Malaysia’s opposition defied a police threat they would be arrested to attend a rally to protest against the outcome of the country’s fraud-marred elections. The crowd […]