Malaysia Sedition Law Snares Opposition

Premier Najib and allies use law as a bludgeon against critics


Myanmar’s Reform Roller Coaster

Progress is more down than up


Vietnam: Open Secrets on the Road to Succession

2016 is a crucial year. Jockeying is going on behind the scenes

New Sri Lankan Government Solidifies Reforms

New Leader Siresena opts for democracy and international respectability

Language Next Nationalist Battleground for Indonesia

Proposed regulation would require expats to speak Indonesian or stay away

India’s Jaipur Lit Fest

A shouting economic adviser, a veteran Nobel Laureate and a rock star missile scientist on stage at the Jaipur lit fest

Thailand: Return to Authoritarianism

Rewritten constitution means a return to military semi-democracy

Obama Lectures Modi on Religious Tolerance

Lecture comes at the end of a hyperactive visit

Indonesia’s Police Battle Corruption Busters

President Jokowi largely silent as ugly confrontation mounts