Southeast Asia

ASEAN’s drug trade rakes in profits despite strict laws

Southeast Asia’s drug trade is booming—seizures of meth in ASEAN have tripled in the last five years. The region’s drug problem is shaped by ineffective law enforcement and wealth inequality and now threatens sustainable development.

Alipay: Chinese invasion of Southeast Asia?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Holly Reeves In mainland China, carrying a wallet is a dying tradition. Instead payments are made instantly by waving the magic wand in a…

The haze: It’s your fault

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Holly Reeves “The haze is really smelly and is giving me a headache, even though I’ve closed all the windows in my house,” said…