SOUTHEAST ASIA

SPANNER IN THE WORKSHow Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, is upsetting the old balance of power in East Asia.

ASEAN FOR THE ASIANSOn ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations), the Southeast Asian counterpart to the EU.

TROUBLED WATERSThe South China Sea is a tangle of overlapping territorial claims — but China’s is the biggest and most disruptive.

THE GHOSTS OF THE KILLING FIELDSThe Khmer Rouge genocide and how it continues to affect Cambodia today.

INDONESIA’S JOKOWIA profile of Joko Widodo (“Jokowi”), the easygoing if inexperienced president of Indonesia.

A BLOG ON BOGS AND LOGSThe massive deforestation of Indonesia.

ON BALIDAYA general blog post on Bali, an Indonesian island with a unique history and identity now most famous as a tourist destination.

THE PEACOCK SPREADS ITS FEATHERSThe re-emergence of Myanmar after decades of dictatorship and international isolation.

NOT SO YINGLUCKY AFTER ALLThe 2014 coup in Thailand and the decade of political turmoil that led up to it.

ASIA’S SLEEPING GIANTIndonesia, a huge country with big potential that’s chronically overlooked by outsiders.

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