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A storm of bullets, a wave of apathy

16 August 2016

Duterte is gaining in the war on drugs, but at a terrifying cost to Filipino society. The Philippines is drowning in a wave of killings as the government of the newly-proclaimed President Rodrigo...

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Philippines stumbling towards dangerous isolation

11 August 2016

Shortly after his landslide victory, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines received a phone call from President Obama. In that call, Obama emphasized the shared democratic values that tie the...

Heroines, heroes and villains

10 August 2016

In the second article of a two-part series, Andrew Selth takes a look at superheroes and more in Myanmar comics. Over the past 75 years, Western comic books with a Burma theme have been dominated by...

Thai Politics: Between democracy and its discontents

9 August 2016

After two coups, a decade of political strife and this week’s referendum vote in favour of further military involvement in government, Thai politics deserves serious analysis, grounded in facts and...

How the press can power Myanmar’s democracy

8 August 2016

As a voracious consumer of Myanmar journalism over some time, I am fascinated by how the country’s transition to freedom of the press takes root and prospers. Progress toward press freedom has...

 A CHILD WAITS OUTSIDE THE MAUSOLEUM ON MARTYRS' DAY. PHOTO: FINANCIAL TIMES/EPA

Martyrs’ Day a wake-up call

27 July 2016

For the first time, it was held under a National League for Democracy-backed government. After several decades of absence, it was also the first time the commander-in-chief attended. And, for the...

Social cohesion and scandal cycles in Malaysia

20 July 2016

Mahathir on the divisions tearing a country, the opposition and politics apart. “I’m afraid the whole thing revolves around Najib,” former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said last month...

Revisiting country risk for Myanmar

19 July 2016

**Will it be boom or bust for companies investing in a newly democratic Myanmar? ** After Myanmar’s 2015 elections, the international credit rating agency, Moody’s, initially issued a very positive...

Myanmar’s 2016 batch of babies

18 July 2016

In 2016, around a million babies will be born in Myanmar. Too often we forget the prospects and possibilities of these new lives, instead focusing almost all our attention on those who have already...

How should Southeast Asia respond to the South China Sea ruling?

17 July 2016

Southeast Asia has descended into a maritime insecurity spiral since the April–June 2012 stand-off at Scarborough Shoal between Chinese maritime security forces and the Philippine Navy, which...

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