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.


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.


Indonesia's burning question

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


Malaysia gears up for corruption fight

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


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.


The rising force in Malaysia's opposition

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