Harsh Islamic Law Loses Momentum in Malaysia

Amputation and stoning disappear into a committee

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Thai Government Strips Overseas Dissidents of Their Passports

Prominent academics, former Pheu Thai members on the list

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Jokowi Unique in Asian Politics

Assuming the count holds, Indonesia’s next president changes the rules — in favor of democracy

Vietnam War’s Tragic Legacy

Unexploded ordinance continues to litter the countryside, taking limbs and lives

Emerging Asia should brace for higher global interest rates

As the Fed winds down its bond purchase program, countries like India and Indonesia could suffer

Altantuya Comes Back to Haunt Malaysia

A spectacular murder covered up by the government comes alive again

'Revolution' in Indonesia

Barring a crisis or a power grab, Jakarta looks like getting true reformasi

MHealth Explodes in Developing Countries

The doctor will call you now

Sex Education Gets a Filipino Green Light

After long delay, Supreme Court says comprehensive reproductive health program can go forward

Indonesia Nervously Awaits Presidential Polls

Two remarkably different visions for the country await the voters

Indian Capitalism Under the Microscope

Three books report on crony capitalism, defying warnings