Chan Tau Chou


Malaysia's invisible children

Undocumented and marginalised, the children of migrants face arrest, detention and possible death in Malaysia's Sabah.


Cambodia's illegal healers say they serve the poor

Unqualified medics were outlawed after one infected villagers with HIV, but many cannot afford any other treatment.


Meeting Japan's yakuza

Woven into the tapestry of Japanese society, organised crime presents a real challenge to both lawmakers and the police.

Central & South Asia

Maldives faces social divide

Idyllic Indian ocean country faces threat of being fractured along religious lines.

Business & Economy

Child workers 'abandoned' at sea

The harsh life of child labourers on Indonesia's offshore fishing platforms.


Concern over Java N-plant plans

Safety worries over location of nuclear plant in shadow of dormant volcano.