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 — Sending women abroad to work as cheap labor in more affluent societies has become a major bone of contention between Southeast Asian countries in recent years. While legal, the practice often […]
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 […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — While Malaysia wracks its collective soul over its responsibilities for the downing of two planes belonging to the national carrier, more menial though no less disturbing problems are continuing to surface, […]