Max Walden

Max Walden is Southeast Asia Reporter at Asian Correspondent. He is interested in migration, democracy and religious issues.

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Malaysian election belongs to Mahathir: now what?

“MAHATHIR had proven his determination to the cause, accepted his past limitations, apologised and sacrificed his time and energy for the people and country,” wrote Anwar Ibrahim, the jailed Malaysian...

Xi Jinping named most powerful person on earth

CHINA’S President Xi Jinping has been named the most powerful person on the planet by Forbes magazine for the first time, after he removed presidential term limits in the constitution...

Nobel laureates say violence against Rohingya is genocide

TWO laureates of the Nobel Peace prize have publicly called mass violence against Rohingya Muslims in Burma (Myanmar) “genocide” after making a visit to refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh...

As Cambodian election approaches, ‘genuine’ vote urged

AHEAD of its national elections on July 29, Cambodia’s government has been told it should reinstate the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) and release detained politicians so that they...