Michael Sullivan appears in the following:
Friday, April 10, 2020
Authorities in Thailand's capital are prohibiting alcohol sales for 11 days in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 during the Thai New Year. Instead, it caused long lines at liquor outlets.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Online sexual abuse is rising as countries close schools and impose various shutdown measures to contain the new coronavirus pandemic, children's rights advocates in Southeast Asia warn.
Friday, April 03, 2020
As governments in Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar move to mitigate the spread of the virus, they are also enacting measures that stifle journalists and dissent.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
An online campaign recommended business attire and makeup while working at home, and to avoid sarcasm when asking for help with housework. The women of Malaysia were not amused.
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Tourists are being banned outright after many countries on the continent reported a sharp increase in the number of cases this past week.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
"It's like a wine," says a grower. "You can taste it like a wine, and then you can keep the taste in your mouth for a very long time." White peppercorns can cost up to $100 per ounce.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
A building boom in the Southeast Asian country has pushed up demand for sand in a river that 60 million people rely on.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Indonesia calls them a national security risk. But that decision has sparked criticism from some, who say most of the refugees are actually the wives and children of former ISIS militia.
Monday, February 17, 2020
There are many ways to kill a river. With Southeast Asia's storied Mekong, China's upriver damming is taking a heavy toll, but downstream neighbors share the blame. The No. 1 threat: sand mining.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
The coronavirus has spread to Thailand and Southeast Asia. There are at least five cases in Thailand and two in Vietnam.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
The International Court of Justice in the Hague on Thursday approved emergency measures to protect Myanmar's Muslim minority Rohingya. Gambia has accused Myanmar of genocide against the Rohingya.
Monday, January 20, 2020
In Thailand, a popular new political party opposed to the military's continued role in politics faces possible dissolution on Tuesday for its alleged ties to the Illuminati. Yes, that Illuminati.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi defended her country from charges of genocide in a court case bought by Gambia at the International Court of Justice on Wednesday.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Aung San Suu Kyi is defending Myanmar before the International Court of Justice in a complaint of genocide conducted against the minority Muslim Rohingya.
Monday, December 09, 2019
Aung San Suu Kyi aims to convince an international court that charges of genocide against the Muslim minority Rohingya are false. About 700,000 refugees fled a brutal crackdown in 2017.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Thailand will ban three popular pesticides starting Sunday over public health concerns. Many farmers aren't happy. The U.S. government is urging Thai officials to reconsider.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Southeast Asia's biggest lake is in serious trouble. Drought, dam building and overfishing have brought the Tonle Sap to a tipping point. And as the lake goes, so goes the greater Mekong ecosystem.
Monday, November 11, 2019
The death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a setback for ISIS. But its ideology is thriving in places like Southeast Asia, where self-radicalization is a growing problem.
Saturday, November 09, 2019
As Cambodia kicks off a three-day water festival, fishermen are struggling to make a living in the face of climate change and hydropower dams.
Sunday, November 03, 2019
The giant pot of dark brew brimming with beef, spices and herbs sits near the sidewalk on a busy street in Bangkok, where it is constantly stirred by a member of the third-generation-owned restaurant.