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Amy Chew

Asia Pacific

The end of the Hong Kong 'dream'

Students say connections to the mainland have supplanted meritocracy where good jobs and university spots are concerned.

Politics

What's next for Hong Kong's growing protests?

Led by students concerned for their future with 'nothing to lose', it remains to be seen who will blink first.

Environment

Indonesia's burning question

Environmentalists allege officials are being bribed to ignore illegal forest fires.

Politics

Malaysia gears up for corruption fight

Hope and scepticism abound after government vows to tackle endemic graft that continues to anger ordinary Malaysians.

Indonesia

Porous borders leave Sabah open to invaders

Former armed fighter says smuggling routes allowed a small army to invade the Malaysian state from the Philippines.

Politics

The rising force in Malaysia's opposition

The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party is gaining the upper hand within the coalition headed by Anwar Ibrahim.