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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Malaysians unhappy with ‘hideous’ tourism logo

The new logo for Malaysia’s latest tourism campaign was supposed to entice international visitors and present a “colourful portrayal” of the country’s treasured flora and fauna – but it seems...

Forced labour persists in the Thai fishing industry

DESPITE government commitments to reform the industry, forced labour  and other rights abuses remain widespread in Thailand’s fishing fleets, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report said Tuesday.