Articles by David Hutt

Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

After five years of military rule, Thailand heads to the polling booths. Follow for live updates.

Like it or not, the CPP still needs the West

The idea that China will “bail out” Cambodia if the West applies sanctions is fanciful, and the government knows it.

Gopal Baratham: “Orwell of the Orient”

The novelist's work remains a useful window on the politics of freedom of (and from) speech in Singapore.

Nguyen Phu Trong: The Elitist

Putting Vietnam’s apparatchik-in-chief in his historical context.

East Timor’s “Red Rosa”

A look back at Rosa "Muki" Bonaparte Soares' life of anti-colonialism and feminism, cut short by Indonesian occupation.

Cambodia, a party with a country

Cambodian officials in their own words on how the CPP and state power are one and the same.

Good riddance to the culture of dialogue

Why political consensus won't strengthen Cambodia's democracy.