Michael Sullivan appears in the following:
Friday, October 01, 2021
U.S. journalist Danny Fester remains in Myanmar's most infamous prison months after the Feb. 1 coup that restored the military to power and a spurred crackdown on dissent.
Friday, October 01, 2021
Lesley Stockton and Michael Sullivan return to continue the discussion about the current must-have gadgets for any kitchen.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Hosts of Wirecutter's series “The Kitchen Report” Lesley Stockton and Michael Sullivan join to discuss must-have gadgets for any kitchen, including some of their new favorites.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
The visit was aimed at showing the Biden administration's commitment to a region which was largely ignored by ex-President Trump. It's also aimed at countering China's growing influence in the region.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
U.S. vaccine diplomacy is in full swing, especially in Southeast Asia. This distribution of millions of shots is an effort aimed in part at helping regain influence across several countries.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Myanmar is reeling under a new wave of COVID-19 infections. The health care system has all but collapsed as badly needed doctors are hunted by the military for their opposition to the Feb. 1 coup.
Friday, July 16, 2021
Indonesia, the world's fourth most populated nation, is overwhelmed by the pandemic. Critics of the government say it failed to take the virus seriously and kept the country open while it spread.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Thailand posts the highest deaths to date. Indonesia is also posting daily records. Vietnam is locking down Ho Chi Minh City for two weeks. And Cambodia is quietly posting its biggest numbers yet.
Monday, July 05, 2021
Indonesia's president announced new measures aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 in his country. The new restrictions only apply to parts of the main island Java and the resort island of Bali.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Thailand plans to reopen the resort island of Phuket to vaccinated foreign tourists July 1. It's a bid to jump start an economy and a tourist industry battered by the pandemic. Will foreigners come?
Monday, June 14, 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto head of state, goes on trial in Myanmar on corruption charges. She was deposed earlier this year in a coup by Myanmar's military.
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Myanmar's new military rulers continue squashing dissent with poets and other activists firmly in their sights. Part of a decades long strategy of "state terror and torture" against their citizens.
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
"They shoot in the head, but they don't know the revolution is in the heart," Khet Thi wrote. He died in police custody. In opposing the coup, "I have decided to sacrifice my life," he told a friend.
Monday, May 31, 2021
The shadow government made up of lawmakers sacked during the military coup created a defense force. But the People's Defense Force isn't considered a legitimate challenge to the military.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
More than 800 civilians in Myanmar have been killed by security forces since the February coup. Members of the U.N. Security Council were told Myanmar stands at the brink of state failure.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Millions of Americans live abroad in places where vaccine rollouts are slow and cases rampant. They're pleading with the U.S. government to send surplus shots overseas. The answer so far is no.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
For over a year, mainland Southeast Asia was largely spared from the COVID-19 pandemic. Not anymore. Recent outbreaks in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand are infecting and killing more than ever before.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
It's been three months since Myanmar's military seized control. The number of civilians killed protesting the takeover has risen to over 750, and neither side is showing any willingness to compromise.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Thailand, Cambodia and Laos successfully beat back the coronavirus for a year. Like many other countries, all three are showing a sharp increase in infections and deaths.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Southeast Asian leaders — including the leader of a coup in Myanmar — will meet this week to discuss a possible end to the crackdown on protesters following the Feb. 1 coup.