Michael Sullivan appears in the following:
Sunday, February 11, 2024
Thailand looks set to clamp down on recreational marijuana use, just 18 months after it decriminalized pot, becoming the first country in Asia to do so.
Friday, January 19, 2024
Myanmar's military is reeling from a string of defeats at the hands of anti-junta forces 3 years after the February 2021 coup. Are the recent opposition successes enough to help topple the regime?
Thursday, December 28, 2023
Dams and climate change are among the threats facing Southeast Asia's famed Mekong River. Cambodia is scrapping plans for two new dams, but is it enough to save the river's biodiversity?
Thursday, November 30, 2023
One of the Thai hostages released was Gong Sae Lao. His story was told on Morning Edition two weeks ago.
Monday, November 27, 2023
At least 39 Thai workers were killed and over two dozen more taken hostage in the Hamas attacks on Oct 7. Now, many of them have been released by Hamas since Friday.
Monday, November 13, 2023
In addition to the deaths, more than two dozen workers are thought to have been abducted. The wife of one worker explains why her husband went to southern Israel, and what he had hoped to achieve.
Sunday, November 12, 2023
An attack by an alliance of insurgent armies has dealt Myanmar's military a serious setback.
Friday, September 08, 2023
President Biden is expected in Vietnam Sunday to sign a deal elevating diplomatic relations between the two former enemies — amid concern over China's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Thaksin's return coincides with a vote in Parliament Tuesday on the formation of a new government his Pheu Thai party looks set to head.
Monday, August 21, 2023
Cambodia's authoritarian Prime Minister Hun Sen officially transfers leadership to his son after 38 years in power. Few expect the former commander of communist group Khmer Rouge to leave politics.
Wednesday, August 09, 2023
A Chinese Coast Guard ship fired a water cannon at a Philippine boat trying to resupply a military outpost on a disputed reef. The incident has heightened tension in a region already on edge.
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Cambodians will vote in an election Sunday that will be neither free nor fair, but will extend the 38-year long rule of Hun Sen and likely ensure the succession of his son.
Thursday, July 13, 2023
A high-stakes vote in Thailand's parliament could end nearly a decade of conservative rule that began with a military coup.
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Voters in Thailand have delivered a stinging rebuke to the nine-year rule of the military-led government. But will the opposition party that won the most votes get a chance to rule?
Monday, May 15, 2023
Voters in Thailand overwhelmingly backed opposition parties promising to bring change — delivering a stunning rebuke to the military-backed government that has led them for nearly a decade.
Sunday, May 14, 2023
The Pheu Thai party and the progressive Move Forward Party made a strong showing, in a repudiation to the military-backed government of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.
Friday, May 12, 2023
A progressive political party popular with young people is challenging the status quo in Thailand, where voters will go to the polls on Sunday after nine years of military-backed rule.
Monday, May 01, 2023
Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says he aims to forge a stronger relationship with Washington, and China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea will be a major topic to discuss.
Wednesday, February 01, 2023
Nilar Thein, an activist who met her husband while imprisoned, started a family during the heady days of Myanmar's experiment with democracy. Her husband now dead, she's on the run.
Wednesday, February 01, 2023
Two years after Myanmar's military coup, the country continues to be unstable. Meanwhile, about one million minority Rohingya refugees continue to languish in camps in neighboring Bangladesh.