The Myanmar military’s arrest of US citizen and journalist Danny Fenster is the latest step in the junta’s attempt to extinguish independent media. The detention of foreign citizens and all journalists will only increase support for the resistance against the military.
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Two workers on a Chinese-owned banana farm in Laos have reportedly died from toxic chemical exposure as the government struggles to enforce environmental regulations.
Indonesia’s move to proffer up a small island to Space X as a would-be site for a spaceport is facing major objections from voices at home and abroad, as critics say it falls into a pattern of economic extraction and exploitation and the West Papua region.
News of a US$18 billion merger between Indonesia’s largest tech startups—Gojek and Tokopedia—shows Southeast Asia’s tech industry is continuing on its path to make a global impact and transform the regional economy.
The impacts of climate change in Southeast Asia are pushing people to change their livelihoods. Reports of farmers in the Mekong Delta converting their land from rice to shrimp production show the complexity of these economic shifts.
Facebook0TwitterReddit10Linkedinemail The Myanmar government has approved a $2.5 billion energy project which observers say is likely a Chinese investment under the Belt and Road Initiative….
A new push to vaccinate residents of the Khlong Toei Bangkok neighborhood shows what might be possible if Thailand adopts a more equitable pandemic response.
As Cambodia’s first widespread outbreak of COVID-19 continues, lockdowns in the country’s capital are quickly creating an additional crisis that goes far beyond what’s necessary to control the virus.
A youth leader of Thailand’s growing pro-democracy movement has been hospitalized after 46 days on hunger strike while in pretrial detention for allegedly insulting the Thai monarchy.
As conflict between the Philippines and China continues over maritime territory, the future of fisheries in the disputed area has become a key question.