Editor's Choice

Indonesia's Golkar party enmeshed in a political twilight zone
REMARKABLE indeed that few commentators have made much of what is a milestone in Indonesian political history: For the first time...
Keeping Ebola away from Asia: Lessons learnt from Sars
WITH the Ebola epidemic in West Africa showing no signs of being effectively contained, and the latest news of a health-care worker infected with the Ebola...
What to make of Indonesia's Indo-Pacific Treaty
AS THE presidency of Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono draws to a close, assessments of his two terms will come fast and furious. One dimension of the discussion...
A call to conscience for India and Pakistan
THIS year, the coveted Nobel Peace Prize went jointly to India's tenacious child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's teenage "Braveheart" Malala...
Japan faces tricky balancing act in ties with Russia
Russia's annexation of Crimea and intervention in Ukraine have frustrated Tokyo's efforts to strengthen its strategic partnership with Moscow....

Op-Ed

PINK is best, but green will do just as well. Both colours represent citizenship for Myanmar's...
 
THE new Indonesian administration of President Joko Widodo will face a number of challenges as a...
 
As its latest military coup on May 22 crosses the five-month mark, Thailand will either end up with...
 

Blogs

Amid the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong, one Chinese commentator “Guo Ping” has been most...
 
EMPTY tables at restaurants usually booked up for weeks. Short lines at Disneyland. Clear air and...
 
The ring of onlookers is packed five men deep. They crane their necks to get a glimpse of about 20...
 

People

MS SOMALY Mam, the high-profile anti-sex slavery activist whose dramatic life story was reported to be fabricated, is now trying to claw back some credibility and return to working for sex...