Cover story

Enemies of the state -- why the press in Southeast Asia is under attack

News outlets from the Philippines to Myanmar face growing threats


Company in focus

Ride-hailing app Grab gears up for payment dominance

Singaporean company aims to become the first big-data king in Southeast Asia

Politics & Economy

Asia Insight

Malaysia's Najib deploys policy firepower in duel with Mahathir

In election run-up, PM dangles public benefits as his mentor strikes back


Bilahari Kausikan: America's retreat from the world is greatly exaggerated

Trump touts "America first," but China isn't ready to full the vacuum of leadership

Life & Arts

China's wine drinkers embrace cork, to Portugal's delight

Screwcaps lose ground as Asia's No. 1 economy embraces natural stoppers

Tea Leaves

Nepal gives up its hippy zeitgeist

New rules and new hotels transform the once-seedy tourist district of Thamel

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