Asia Sentinel’s Top 10 Stories for 2014

Look back at 10 of the biggest stories we reported this year


Grave International Concern over Jakarta School Case

Child rape case regarded as bogus, expat community jittery


Thailand Blocks Overseas Opposition Voice

State-sponsored ‘Rubbish Collection Organization’ sets sights on dissidents

General Mills Conquers China’s Dumpling Market

A stealth campaign wins a huge market share

Why Didn’t the HK Vetting System Find Raphael Hui?

Former chief secretary, on his way to jail for 7-1/2 years, should have been spotted by background checks

Afghanistan: From Bad to Worse

Smelling blood, the Taliban are increasing their attacks on a wavering government

Grim Annual Toll of Killed, Jailed Journalists

Bearing witness to the dangers of pursuing the right to information

Can There be Such a Thing as ‘Peak Children?’

Like ‘peak oil’, the number of young  is topping out, creating new problems and opportunities

Thai Smuggling Ring Tied to Prince?

Suspects arrested in massive crackdown were actually delivering a river of money to Vajiralongkorn, sources say

Lessons for Hong Kong in Macau

Visit by Chinese president delivers up ominous contrasts