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A treaty signed by the European Commission legitimized a Vietnamese government agency that facilitated the theft of roughly...

Research by Alex J. Wood, Mark Graham and others shows how gig economy platforms commodify...

The harassment of a leading Filipina journalist is a bad sign for press freedom in the Philippines, writes Iris...

Under new rule, Vietnam is discrediting critics of the one-party state. Alexandre Sisophon reports from...

Peter Yeung reports on the politics of street food in Bangkok - an informal industry currently under threat...

Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers

The Vietnam of yesteryear that many Westerners use as a reference point for the nation is long outdated, writes Bennett...

Members of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party inside a police vehicle in Phnom Penh.

Prime Minister Hun Sen has dissolved newspapers and the opposition. Becky and Simon Kenton-Lake...

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared war on journalist Maria Ressa and her media outfit, Rappler.

How editor Maria Ressa took on the president of the Philippines. Iris Gonzales tells the story.

A drinking water vendor sets off, looking for customers in Jakarta’s poorest neighbourhoods. Photo: Solo Imaji/Barcroft Media via Getty

A civil society lawsuit has ended the city's water sell-off. But the fight isn't over. Febriana...

When Rashid first arrived in Cambodia, he warned other Nauru detainees not to come. Sally Hayden writes....

A Rohingya refugee takes a moment’s pause, shortly after arriving in a makeshift camp at Teknaf, Bangladesh, last September. She is one of over 670,000 people to have fled over the border from Myanmar since August 2017.

Parsa Sanjana Sajid speaks to Rohingya refugees trapped on the Bangladeshi border.

Sand dredgers

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In Koh Kong province, Cambodia a band of Mother Nature activists have scored a victory in the battle...

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‘My mother said to me “this is just history repeating itself’.” Thai-British academic Giles Ji Ungpakorn...

Gina Lopez

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The fiery Filipino environmentalist talks to Veronique Mistiaen.

Organized labour is under attack in Indonesia

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Unions face backlash after years of minimum wage increases. Fahmi Panimbang writes.

Philippine Prisons

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A glimpse of the lives of those sleeping in shifts in Manila's overcrowded jails.

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