Tagged: Southeast Asia

ASEAN Rejects Human Rights 0

ASEAN Rejects Human Rights

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, has never had a reputation for solving problems. Rather, ASEAN, founded in 1967 to meet new economic and political challenges, has always been known for inaction,...

Xi Jinping in China Backs Hun Sen in Cambodia 0

China Backs Another Dictator

Xi Jinping, the 64-year-old ruler of China, is giving money to Hun Sen, the 65-year-old ruler of Cambodia, at a time when the Cambodian leader is strengthening his grip on power and losing support...

Out of Luck in Thailand: The Military Forces Yingluck Out of the Country 0

The Elites Celebrate in Thailand

In Thailand, the traditional elites, guardians of the nation’s monarchy and foes of its democracy, have taken another step in their fight to hold onto power. By forcing Yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister and...

Blameless in Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi Washes Blood from Her Hands 0

Blameless in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi, known in Myanmar as The Lady, says she will be the one running the government of the Southeast nation in the coming months. But, currently, Suu Kyi, who holds the...