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    1. May 22, 2015

      The unwanted Rohingya refugees dumped at sea

      Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants reach shelter Roshida loaded herself and four of her children on to a cramped cargo boat...

    2. May 22, 2015

      Ousted CEO digs in in lockout at Asia Resource Minerals

      It has all the elements of a corporate thriller. An ousted chief executive occupies the company’s headquarters, takes...

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    1. The World

      May 22, 2015

      America's pushback in the South China Sea

      Over the weekend, my colleague Richard McGregor, reported on the growing clamour in Washington to push back against China’s...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      May 21, 2015

      Rohingya survivors

      Rohingya migrants, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, carry an IV drip as they help a fellow migrant to walk inside...

    3. May 20, 2015

      Rothschild cools on full Asia Resource offer

      Nat Rothschild and his Russian partners have decided not to pursue an offer for Asia Resource Minerals, the Indonesian coal...

    4. May 20, 2015

      Indonesia and Malaysia offer refuge for thousands of migrants

      Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants reach shelter Indonesia and Malaysia have offered temporary refuge to thousands of...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      May 19, 2015

      Assistance for the displaced

      A volunteer helps a Bangladeshi migrant cut his hair at a temporary shelter on Tuesday, in Kuala Langsa, Aceh province,...

    6. May 18, 2015

      Court ruling deals blow to Joko Widodo’s economic reform agenda

      Indonesian president Joko Widodo suffered a blow on Monday after a court ruling hit hopes that the opposition Golkar party...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      May 18, 2015

      Finding safety in Indonesia

      Rohingya migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, queue up for their breakfast inside a temporary compound for refugees...

    8. May 18, 2015

      Asian currencies tripped up by global bond rout

      Just in time for the summer holidays, the price of an ice-cold Thai beer is tumbling. Over the past month, the baht has...

    9. May 17, 2015

      Southeast Asia tragedy unfolding in three acts

      In the first three months of this year, some 25,000 people, mostly from the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority, left the...

    10. May 17, 2015

      Indonesia set for cabinet reshuffle

      Joko Widodo is preparing to reshuffle his cabinet barely half a year into his presidency as he seeks to address a drop in...

    11. May 15, 2015

      Disaster looms for migrant boats turned away from SE Asian shores

      Thousands of refugees abandoned by human traffickers in boats on the Andaman Sea risk drowning or starvation if they are not...

    12. May 14, 2015

      Hard economics hit Southeast Asia consumer dream

      Multinational companies drawn to Southeast Asia by hopes of a long consumption boom are witnessing a reversal of fortunes in...

    13. May 13, 2015

      EM currencies v Fed: India much better positioned than Brazil

      As this week’s sell-off in Asian currencies reminds us, the mood among investors in emerging markets is one of nervous...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      May 12, 2015

      Calling home

      A Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as make a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on...

    15. May 12, 2015

      El Niño confirmation puts farmers and climate specialists on alert

      Farmers, commodity investors and climate specialists are braced for extreme weather this year after Australia’s meteorology...

    16. May 3, 2015

      Indonesia: No more Mr nice guy

      Known domestically as a reformer with a winning smile and a common touch, it is ironic that internationally Joko Widodo is...

    17. April 30, 2015

      Motorcycle sales in Asean splutter on falling disposable incomes

      Last week, EM Squared noted that the short-term outlook for auto sales in Asean was surprisingly weak given the region’s...

    18. April 29, 2015

      Are emerging market stocks cheap?

      Are emerging market (EM) stocks cheap by historical standards? The valuation gap between developed market (DM) and EM...

    19. April 29, 2015

      Australia recalls ambassador after Indonesia executions

      Australia is withdrawing its ambassador from Indonesia in protest at the execution of two of its citizens convicted of drug...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      April 28, 2015

      Brintha Sukumaran arrives in Cilacap

      Brintha Sukumaran (C), a sister of Australian death row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran’s screams as she arrives at Wijaya Pura...

    21. April 28, 2015

      Silk Road: pricey goods

      Chinese policy makers have a taste for the grandiose. Their most eye-catching plan of late has been the “one belt one road”...

    22. beyondbrics

      April 27, 2015

      US rate hike fears overdone in emerging markets

      How worried should you be when the US Federal Reserve goes ahead with its first interest rate hike? After all, following...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      April 24, 2015

      Commemoration of the Asian-African Conference

      People walk in front a poster of prominent attendees of the 1955 Asian-African Conference on Asia Afrika street in Bandung,...

    24. April 15, 2015

      Asia Resource stock rises on possible bid from Argyle Street

      For a company mining an unloved product in a difficult environment, and facing a large bond repayment, Asia Resource...

    25. April 15, 2015

      Malaysia is drifting dangerously

      Is Malaysia falling apart? The very idea seems absurd. After all, is it not one of southeast Asia’s wealthiest and most...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      April 15, 2015

      Tyred in Papua

      A Papuan girl comforts her crying young sister in Wanam village, Papua province, Indonesia on Wednesday ...

    27. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2015

      China's Silk Road plan is already taking shape

      Over the weekend of 28-29 March 2015, a Chinese government “special leading group” was set up to oversee progress on the...

    28. FT Alphaville

      April 14, 2015

      China and a short nuttiness debate

      We assume we’ve made our position on this pretty clear… but apparently Citi remain unconvinced. To wit: “If the Chinese...

    29. April 13, 2015

      World Bank trims east Asia growth forecasts

      The World Bank has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in east Asia, with the slowdown in China set to counter the...

    30. April 12, 2015

      Indonesian beer sales could go flat for Diageo and Heineken

      Heineken and Diageo are braced for sales of beer in Indonesia to go flat when a government clampdown comes into force on...

    31. April 8, 2015

      Indonesia’s currency fall exposes risks of capital flight

      As Asian nations explore the risks and opportunities presented by tumbling energy prices and the rising US dollar, policy...

    32. beyondbrics

      April 3, 2015

      Will Indonesia's beer ban be bad for tourism?

      Holidaying in Bali is often synonymous with bottled Bintang Beer, Indonesia’s biggest selling brew, popularly enjoyed by the...

    33. March 31, 2015

      Nickel drops to 6-year low

      Nickel dropped to its lowest level in almost six years on Tuesday, with selling accelerating this week as investors worry...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      March 31, 2015

      Behind bars

      Heather Mack, 19, of the US holds her baby in a cell before her sentence demand trial in Bali, Indonesia. Indonesian...

    35. FT Alphaville

      March 26, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Silicon Valley’s bullshit empire is impervious to critique. - “Maybe the deal is a money saver,...

    36. March 25, 2015

      Aburizal Bakrie sues in attempt to block Indonesian coalition

      Aburizal Bakrie, the Indonesian tycoon turned politician, is taking legal action against the government in Jakarta to...

    37. beyondbrics

      March 23, 2015

      Guest post: will China chose a neutral HQ for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?

      By Gavin Bowring, Asean Confidential With the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) gaining support from a...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      March 20, 2015

      Dancing on fire

      A Balinese man dances on the fire during the “Mesabatan Api” ritual ahead of Nyepi Day on in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia....

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