Max Walden

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

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Two steps back: Australia’s immigration debate reaches new lows

SPEAKING to the country’s most vocal conservative commentator Andrew Bolt, Australia’s controversial Immigration Minister Peter Dutton declared that the second and third generations of migrants to Australia were becoming “foreign...

Xenophobia rears its ugly head on the streets of Jakarta

ARMED with a loudspeaker, the elderly protester offered to pay one billion Rupiah (US$76,900) to anybody who murdered Jakarta’s Chinese-Indonesian governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama during one of the politician’s...