Tags Posts tagged with "ASEAN"


China is heavily involved in the Bandar Malaysia project - Graphic: theedgeproperty.com

Overdependence on China for investments and trade and the treachery of corrupt politicians have now rendered Asean completely vulnerable to Chinese hegemony, writes Dennis Ignatius.

Coffins containing the bodies of Rohingya boat people line a local Muslim cemetery in Songkhla's Hat Yai district, after being recovered from a mass grave earlier this month in Padang Besar. (Photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya/Bangkok Post

What has happened in Thailand and elsewhere represents a collective failure of all of us, to listen to and act on the experiences of people subject to the most awful abuses and killings, says the Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign.