Jokowi’s Cute Political Ploy Has Become a Campaign Sensation - Lowy Institute’s Interpreter

In Dull Midterm Elections, Manila Is a Thriller - Lowy Institute’s Interpreter

How Chinese-Australians Could Swing the Election Down Under - OZY

How the Deaths of Four Students Changed Indonesia Forever - OZY

After the Riots: Indonesia’s Post-Election Future - The Diplomat

Where Do Indonesia’s Presidential Candidates Stand on Foreign Policy? - The Diplomat

Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results - The Diplomat

Can Malaysia’s New Government Deliver on Reform? - The Diplomat

Which Is the World’s Most Generous Country? - OZY

What Did Indonesia’s Second Presidential Debate Reveal? - The Diplomat

An ASEAN Giant Mulls the Region’s Future - The Diplomat

2018 - Earlier

State of the death penalty in Southeast Asia - Eureka Street

Will Facebook own up to Myanmar? - Eureka Street

Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Food (Prices) for Thought - The Diplomat

ScoMo Swaps His Bus For A Plane To Face First Major Test On World Stage - 10 Daily

Indonesia’s Deadly Disaster Sparks Political Blame Game - The Diplomat

How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia? - The Diplomat

Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: How Will the Religion Factor Play Out? - The Diplomat

What Does Duterte’s War on Trillanes Mean for the Philippines? - The Diplomat

Has Pope Francis sold out Chinese Catholics? - Eureka Street

Why Indonesia loves North Korea - Asia Times

Federalism Debate Heats Up In The Philippines - Asia Times

This American Solider-Serial Killer Terrorised Wartime Australia - OZY

What Does Duterte’s Signing of the Bangsamoro Law Mean? - The Diplomat

Who Will Be Jokowi’s New Vice President in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections? - The Diplomat

Another Violent Spike in Duterte’s Drug War - The Diplomat

The 9 best things to do in Jakarta - Time Out

Duterte vs God - Eureka Street

Indonesia’s Regional Elections: The Tale of 2 South Sulawesi Races - The Diplomat

Indonesia’s Regional Elections: A Look at West Java and North Sumatra - The Diplomat

Lessons for Australia in Malaysia election shock - Eureka Street

Why Indonesia's West Java Election Matters - The Diplomat

Malaysia and Australia: New Focus on an Old Scandal - The Diplomat

Trump summit a PR coup for Kim - Eureka Street

Broad strokes: Indonesian art and 20 years of Reformasi - Lowy Institute's Interpreter

Do Indonesia’s Surabaya Attacks Signal a Rising Terrorism Threat? - The Diplomat

Indonesia's Hizbut Tahrir Debate Rages on Amid Election Fever - The Diplomat

Is Indonesia’s Widodo soft on security? - Asia Times

Indonesia Election Race Heats Up with Social Media War - The Diplomat

Beyond scandal: Facebook and Indonesian politics - Lowy Institute's Interpreter

Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election? - The Diplomat

Entrepreneurial traffic in the Jakarta jam - Lowy Institute's Interpreter

Why Japan Is Wrong on Rights in Cambodia - The Diplomat

Why the Philippines’ Vice-Presidential Election Recount Matters - The Diplomat

When Will the Philippines Legalize Divorce? - The Diplomat

How the Philippine media’s use of code switching stands apart in Asia - Splice Newsroom

The 'Foreign Interference' Blame Game in Malaysia’s Upcoming Election - The Diplomat

Philippines bids to take the family out of politics - Asia Times

ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part 2 - The Diplomat

Hun Sen Threatens to 'Beat Up' Sydney Protestors - The Feed, SBS

Spying Scandals And Oil Fields: Australia’s History Of Strong-Arming Its Impoverished Neighbour - Junkee

Surmounting Indonesia’s education problems - Lowy Institute's Interpreter

ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I - The Diplomat

The Trouble With Indonesia’s Controversial MD3 Law - The Diplomat

This Terror Victim Helm's Indonesia's Deradicalisation Efforts - OZY

ASEAN Must Confront its Domestic Workers Abuse Problem - The Diplomat

What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like? - The Diplomat

Jakarta’s new governor in a bait-and-switch - Asia Times

The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election - The Diplomat

Millennials aim to spoil Malaysia’s polls - Asia Times

A project on Medium to chronicle Indonesia’s anti-communist purges is now a moving digital scrapbook - Splice Newsroom

What Does Indonesia’s New Cabinet Reshuffle Mean for Jokowi’s Future? - The Diplomat

How social media is helping Australia's labour movement survive - OZY

What’s Behind the Demise of Vietnam’s 'Captain Sidewalk'? - The Diplomat

Philippines needs pro-social justice church - Eureka Street

Beware Indonesia’s Quiet Drug War - The Diplomat

With its Environmental Crisis, Is Laos Missing the Forest for the Trees? - The Diplomat

December 2017

2017: Southeast Asia’s Year in Review - New Naratif

Indonesia's Setya Novanto Continues to Be Mired in Scandal - The Diplomat

Indonesia shows its solidarity for the Palestinian cause - Asia Times

Vietnam Gears up to Divest State-Owned Enterprises in 2018 - The Diplomat

The challenge for Najib’s ‘Malay First’ policy in Malaysia’s next election - The Diplomat

China-Australia tensions break into the open - Asia Times

What Did Indonesia’s Anti-Ahok Reunion Rally Reveal? - The Diplomat

Are Malaysian youths turning away from democracy? - OZY

November 2017

Australia could be a SE Asia game-changer - Eureka Street

Australia faces a war with its British history - OZY

Stories about media in tiny Brunei don’t make the news - Splice Newsroom

ASEAN fries small fish from a big pond - Lowy Institute's Interpreter

Social media as politics in Indonesia - Asia Times

Fuck yeah to Australian breakfast and getting things done - Roads and Kingdoms

Adani demonized in Australian mine furor - Asia Times

Beatings of Chinese students deal blow to the friendly image of Australia's capital - South China Morning Post

Saracen may have been shut down but Indonesia still needs a plan to take down other fake news generators - Splice Newsroom

October 2017

Mattis front and centre at ASEAN defence talks - Lowy Institute's Interpreter  

Australia's tepid Rohingya response fails the region - Eureka Street 

Is coffee culture of Indonesia’s capital Jakarta becoming one of world’s best? - South China Morning Post

New dawn on Greater Sunrise energy dispute - Asia Times

Red scare still haunts Indonesia - Asia Times

How the brutal rape and murder of a schoolgirl exposed shortcomings in Indonesia’s press - Splice Newsroom


All eyes on North Korea at ASEAN - Lowy Institute's Interpreter (August)

With martial law in Mindanao, where next for the Philippines? - Lowy Institute's Interpreter (May)

Asean Summit: An exercise in omission - Lowy Institute's Interpreter (May)

Jakarta election result spells trouble for Jokowi and Indonesia - Lowy Institute's Interpreter (April)


The Ahok Witch-Hunt in Jakarta - Lowy Institute's Interpreter (Nov.)

The Philippine Senator Taking on Duterte - Lowy Institute's Interpreter (Oct.) 

ASEAN Summit: South China Sea dispute the uncredited star - Lowy Institute's Interpreter (Sept.)

There’s Never Been a Worse Time to Be Gay in Indonesia - VICE Australia (April)

Indonesia Has Declared War on 'Gay Friendly' Emojis - VICE Australia (Feb)