Generational Change Destabilizes Thai Politics

Privy Council, military and other traditional bodies can’t cope


Leveraging the TPP for Human Rights in Vietnam

Hanoi’s recent release of political prisoners is nothing more than a distraction. The US should use the TPP to demand serious reform


Obama Sets Date for Visit to Tarnished Malaysia

US President set to arrive April 27 as KL faces increasing international criticism

Climate Change: Does Southeast Asia Care?

UN report says greenhouse gases are rising, but meanwhile Indonesia’s green lung continues to disappear

NGOs Face Danger in Aid to Myanmar’s Rohingya

Aid agencies seek to aid hundreds of thousands of persecuted minority

Chinese Mistress’s ‘Confession’ Kicks Off Internet Furor

Likely spoof escapes censorship, points to outrage over corrupt officials

Indian Tycoon Bucks Congress’s Image

Infosys chief offers change in how India is run

Income Inequality Rises in Asia

ADB says it’s time for East Asia to raise its game on education, health and welfare

Thai Rice Subsidy Program Ends With a Whimper

Disastrous support scheme was put in place for political rather than economic reasons

India’s Grain Drain

Millions of children starve while up to 30 percent of the harvest is wasted

Book Review: The Chinese Labour Corps

The Forgotten Chinese Labourers of the First World War By Mark O’Neill. Paper, 120 pp., Penguin Books, $9.90