south and central asia

south and central asia

south and central asia April 7, 2018

The plight of Rohingya women

As the minority Rohingya people flee persecution in Myanmar, none face greater hardship and suffering than Rohingya women.

south and central asia March 24, 2018

Same-sex marriage in India

In India, homosexual sex remains illegal and deeply taboo, but the Arranged Gay Marriage Bureau and a highly ranked royal are working hard to change that.

south and central asia December 16, 2017

Nuance needed with China

Problems with One Belt One Road. Democrat wins Alabama senate seat. Australian silence on Nobel Peace Prize.

europe March 10, 2018

Duterte to miss ASEAN summit in Sydney

Australia and Timor-Leste finally sign treaty; Italy’s poll results.

asia pacific October 28, 2017

China welcomes era of Xi Jinping

Election win for Shinzō Abe. Thai king farewelled. Still no government comment on ICAN's Nobel peace prize.

europe October 7, 2017

Commander-in-chaff Trump’s wayward messages

Trump's wayward messages on Puerto Rico and North Korea. Catalan protests growing. UN committee rejects West Papua petition.

middle east September 23, 2017

Far-right surge may spell end for Merkel

Jacinda Ardern gets Labour closer in NZ. Kurds seeking state. Aung San Suu Kyi evasive on Rohingya.

europe September 16, 2017

Suu Kyi’s precarious position on Rohingyas

North Korea crisis eases. Singapore gets first female president. Elgin Marbles in Brexit play.

africa September 9, 2017

North Korea’s H-bomb threat

Rohingya tragedy; Kenya back to polls; Submarine corruption arrests in Israel; Timor Sea breakthrough.

asia pacific September 2, 2017

Rex Tillerson stepping back from Trump?

Trump pardons sheriff; Samsung heir jailed; China’s trouble finding military recruits.

asia pacific July 28, 2017

Xi Jinping moves against rival

Timor poll results; Indian editor quits over Adani.