When Kem Ley’s murderer was asked for his name, he offered a chilling sobriquet: ‘Chuob Samlap’ – literally, ‘Meet Kill.‘
The latest in verse from around the Mekong region.
Vietnam lies at the wrong end of the Mekong River when it comes to food and water security.
Vietnamese-American literature fulfills the function of ethnic writing – proof of acceptance, no matter how grudgingly, by other Americans.
You Need to Apologise to the People is in Burmese, written by a Burmese, about Burmese people, written as a collection of interviews.
The soul of Yangon reposes in buildings built at the sunrise hours of the twentieth century by British, Indian, and Chinese settler-traders.
As a Chinese scholar once remarked, the question ‘Do you speak Chinese?’ is akin to asking ‘Do you speak Romance?’
Through his students and his writings, Benedict Anderson left a prodigious legacy for Southeast Asian studies.
I would forever remember Dan’s silence. Silently loving me. Silent before my family’s insults and dissuasion.
It will take fifty years to restore the marine ecosystem of Vietnam’s central coast after a massive fish die-off caused by Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corporation.