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Reclaiming Phnom Penh’s streets for citizens

On the promise of “spontaneous tactical urbanism” to renew Cambodia’s capital

Forgotten war in Burma, ignored war in Myanmar

International media outlets’ clichéd descriptions of the ongoing conflict are at best self-incriminating

The workers paying the price for Indonesia’s nickel boom

An industry that markets itself as socially responsible is failing in its duty to protect worker safety

Review: “On the Shadow Tracks”

“This is a book with a whole lot of heart for Myanmar and her people.”

Ayungin Shoal and the spectre of informal international law

What an alleged gentleman’s agreement tells us about China’s vision of international law

Indonesia’s killer commodity

The kretek cigarette industry and its devastating public health impacts are sustained via a huge apparatus of labour, and appeals to cultural nationalism

Defection and revolution in Myanmar

For the first time, a resistance movement against military rule is welcoming and aiding soldiers who choose to join the ‘people’s side’

Môi Giới Lao Động Nhà Nước Việt Nam Cho Phép Lạm Dụng Người Lao Động Ở Ả-Rập Xê-Út

Nhà nước Việt Nam đã không thực hiện những bước đúng ra đã phải thực hiện từ lâu để giúp người lao động hiểu biết và đòi hỏi quyền lợi của mình.

The growing contradictions of Singapore’s HDB scheme

A notionally egalitarian public housing program has come to fuel class and intergenerational inequalities

Continuity was the surprise in Indonesia’s legislative elections

Identity and patronage are playing a part in stabilising a “two-track” party system

Matriculating amid Myanmar’s conflict

Education has become a battleground in the struggle against the junta, with students, communities and Myanmar’s economic future worse off for it

Indonesia’s problem of ‘proper’ masculinity

Broadcast regulators are still vigorously policing gender expression in the media