Asean ignores real killers

Thailand’s Songkran water festival, starting this week, results in numerous road deaths each year, but the Thai newspapers are filled with stories about a...

China’s Trump card

Coherent Donald Trump policies are yet to materialise. Source: Wikimedia Making predictions about the next few years became more challenging this month, especially as many...

Giap ‘testicle’ gag and online freedom

An incident in Vietnam, involving an unfortunate quip about a testicle being fashioned into the shape of a legendary general’s head, has exposed the...

Same, same but different

Last week saw the Thai king’s mistress crawling towards the monarch’s feet like a snail to be named as a key adviser.    Thailand’s king,...
Environmentalists in Indonesia want to convince people to reconsider their habits and refrain from using single-use bags and plastic bottles.

Plastic Bottle Museum Raises Worsening Ocean Plastics Crisis

The whole world is suffering from the worsening ocean plastic crisis. Plastic bottles of different sizes pollute the ocean along with other garbage. Environmentalists...
Vietnam cited its textile and garment sector as one of the keys to its economic recovery.

Vietnam Welcomes New Year with Economic Recovery

Generally speaking, the worst hit by the pandemic is the economy. However, this year Vietnam is optimistic that they will recover despite the Omicron...

Jokowi’s mixed messages

Jakarta International School. Indonesia’s expat institutions are feeling the pinch. Source: Wikimedia As ever, Indonesia is sending out mixed messages. It wants foreign investment but...

Jakarta’s religious card 

The future of one of the world's largest cities, Jakarta, lies in the balance. As ethnicity and religion have been increasingly exploited, the colossal...

Back to the dark ages 

Thailand is currently experiencing an uneasy peace but this might not last if Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha delays his promised general election again as...

The rapidly-changing aviation industry

It’s mixed emotions for the global aviation industry as the emergence of low-cost carriers has taken its toll on major legacy airlines that have...

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