Reality Bites Indonesia's Jokowi

Principles sacrificed for deals as president-elect Jokowi faces uphill battle


Malaysia Tightens the Sedition Screws Again

Student activist sentenced as human rights campaigners sound the alarm

Thai Tuna Behemoth Looks Abroad for Acquisitions

Growing concentration of fisheries industry concerns environmentalists

India, China Agree Deals Despite Face-Off

Xi Jinping comes to Delhi

Police Brutality in Vietnam

Repression goes far beyond locking up bloggers

Book Review: Unknown Tale of Chinese in WWI

From the Tsar’s Railway to the Red Army.  By Mark O’Neill, Penguin Book. Kindle price, US$2.71. 

The US, Vietnam and Shifting Alliances in Asia

It’s not only the US that should be worried about a Russia-China axis, but also Vietnam

Malaysia’s Sultans Return to Power

Leadership vacuum at both state and national levels opens the door