Kem Ley anniversary an epic PR fail for Cambodian government (video)

Kem Ley anniversary an epic PR fail for Cambodian government (video)

 The third anniversary of the murder of Cambodian political commentator Kem Lay couldn’t have been a worse public relations disaster for the Cambodian government if planned. As Cambodian youth and supporters of the dead political analyst gathered at the site of his murder last week, a large contingent of police and security forces swooped […]

De Lima Arrest A Warning To Other Duterte Critics

If there is one message from the arrest of Philippine Senator Leila De Lima it is that the Duterte administration is going after its critics in earnest, apparently with the aim of silencing them using whatever means is convenient. Personnel from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested Ms De Lima, a long-time critic […]

End of days: Thailand King Bhumibol Adulyadej dead

End of days: Thailand King Bhumibol Adulyadej dead

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as King Rama IX, is dead. The Thailand royal palace announced the King died at 15.52hrs, today, October 13, 2016 in the room he has been staying in at Siriraj Hospital off and on since 2009. He was 88-years-old, had ruled the Thai throne for 70 years, and reigned […]