“He returns to his house / He returns to his house / ten years after the war.”
Duterte’s anti-drug policy falls hardest on the weak.
Conflict and regionalism in pre-colonial Southeast Asia.
Resurrecting the architect of America’s Vietnam War.
Eka Kurniawan talks about horror, history and sexuality.
Rare glimpses into Japan’s invasion and occupation of Singapore.
A road trip yields insights into the rise and decline of megapowers.
Truth, fiction and the Khmer Rouge.
The West ignores the story of Asia’s remarkable rise at its own risk.
Poetry from Theophilus Kwek
Zealotry and conflict in Southeast Asia.
How nationalism and colonial legacies shape identity and belonging.
Suppressing free speech in the social media age.
Trading away priceless heritage.
Exploring grief and defiance in North Korea.
Anger, love and alienation permeate K.S. Maniam’s short stories.
Crazy Rich Asians gets beyond the stereotypes.
Ian Buruma comes of age in Japan’s warm, wet days of low-tech chaos.
Laude Jacques leaves his quiet legacy on Khmer history.
Founder of Cambodia’s first all-gay dance troupe discovers freedom in limitation.