Southeast Asia

Singapore’s leftward shift behind ruling part...

674333In the run-up to Singapore’s recent general elections, the victory of the People’s Action Party (PAP) – which has presided over transformational social and economic development throughout its continuous…

As Scandal Mounts, Largesse Keeps Malaysia...

4534577777Malaysia’s prime minister, Najib Razak – a British-educated technocrat with a reputation for opulence – is at the center of an unprecedented scandal. A sovereign wealth fund established to develop lucrative industries and boost economic growth in Malaysia…

Thailand Blasts: Has US Pivot to Asia Become ...

5646456An unprecedented terror attack unfolded Monday evening in Bangkok, Thailand leaving 20 dead and over a hundred injured. No single attack of this scale has been carried out in Bangkok before, prompting fears that Thailand’s enemies have raised their…

US-Backed Racist to Run in Myanmar’s El...

550859_393Meet Ko Ko Gyi. He is a US-funded agitator working hard to reinstate Western hegemony in Myanmar (still referred to by its British imperial nomenclature “Burma” by the Western press) since at least the late 1980’s. Now, he seeks to take the next step…

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Dodging or D...

34234111The Bangkok Post has recently featured an AFP report titled, “Suu Kyi dodges Rohingya issue again,” which claims: In rare comments on Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi…

The results of the Regular Shangri-La Dialogu...

8024211On May 29-31 the (14th) session of the Shangri-La Dialogue took place in Singapore, which since 2002 has regularly been held under the auspices of the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies – one of the leading think tanks…

Facing the Rohingya Crisis, Myanmar’s Elite S...

52322111The dire plight of refugees, asylum-seekers and economic migrants fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh has captured global attention in recent weeks, as Southeast Asian nations struggle to cope with the influx of thousands who have…

Who’s Driving the Rohingya into the Sea...

rhongAs the plight of the Rohingya, driven from Myanmar into the sea, gains increasing international attention, the same familiar voices across the West have begun climbing upon their soapboxes and pointing fingers at each and every nation refusing to…

US Nominates War College Grad as Ambassador t...

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There are two kinds of "ambassadors" the US employs across the globe to project its unwarranted power and influence beyond…

MH17: How the Media Failed the Victims and th...

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In examining the evidence relating to the shooting down of Flight MH17 over the eastern Ukraine in July 2014 it…

Russia Сonsolidates its Position in Thailand

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Thailand is known to Russians as an extremely popular holiday destination, which only last year was visited by 1.6 million…

West’s Propaganda War on Thailand’...

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For months after the 2014 military coup that ousted Thaksin Shinawatra's sister, Yingluck Shinawatra from office in Southeast Asia's nation…

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