Emma Richards

Emma Richards is a writer at Asian Correspondent and is currently based in Kuala Lumpur. Her background as a freelance writer saw her contributing to a number of Malaysia-based publications, including the Malay Mail Online. Her main focus is in politics, women’s rights and social injustice.

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Pressure on Malaysian ringgit as graft probes pile up

Just days after the arrest of the secretary-general of the Rural and Regional Development Ministry on graft allegations, yet another Malaysian government official has been charged with corruption.

What approach will Trump take to North Korea?

With such unambiguous threats being directed at the U.S. and its allies, it is crucial that Trump manage to find an effective method to restrain the infamously volatile North Korean...

Anti-blasphemy laws don’t work

IN light of the ongoing trial of the Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on blasphemy charges, we are compelled to question the relevance and integrity of these laws in today’s...