The High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “All death penalty will be abolished. Full stop,” the minister of law, Liew Vui Keong, told reporters this week. Read more at the New York Times.
Climate change could wreak havoc on productivity in Southeast Asia and increase business risks, says one environment expert. Richard Hewston writes for Channel NewsAsia.
EU's punitive trade response to premier Hun Sen's rigged election and retreat on rights could devastate the nation's crucial export-oriented garment industry. David Hutt writes for the Asia Times.
Chris Baker joins New Books in Southeast Asian Studies to discuss his and Pasuk Phongpaichit new book.
In Talking Indonesia, Charlotte Setijadi discusses intolerance towards minorities in Indonesia with Sandra Hamid.
Professor Duncan McCargo, co-founder of NYSEAN, gave a lecture at Thammasat University called "Trends in Southeast Asian Politics: Mediated Populism, Electoralism, Authoritarianism?" Watch here.
Facebook’s global expansion has been linked to political turmoil overseas, so maybe their ads should focus less on how they “connect the world” and more on why connecting people isn’t always the best idea.