Emma Richards

Emma Richards is a full-time writer for Asian Correspondent. Originally from the UK, she has spent much of her life living in Southeast Asia contributing to news and travel publications. Her background is in urban development and homelessness in developing nations.

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Malaysian opposition icon Anwar released from prison

DE-FACTO leader of Malaysia’s newly victorious People’s Justice Party (PKR), Anwar Ibrahim, has been freed after gaining a royal pardon for a conviction of sodomy that has kept him in...

Indonesia: Fifth bomb blast in two days in Surabaya

A bomb attack on a police headquarters in Surabaya has killed at least one police officer, authorities said on Monday, a day after Islamist militants killed at least 13 people...