December 23, 2017

Beyond Red and Yellow in Chiang Mai

In Chiang Mai, the name Shinawatra—the family of ousted Prime Minister and billionaire Thaksin—has deep roots.
December 1, 2017

What Xi Jinping Means for Southeast Asia

Is China—under President Xi Jinping—Southeast Asia’s new hegemon?
November 27, 2017

Data is Not Destiny

I recently gave a talk at the Communications ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur. There I was, a tukang cerita (or storyteller) among techies, start-up founders and data evangelists.
November 17, 2017

A Malaysian tragedy: The death of cadet Zulfarhan Osman

“At 11:30 pm on 1 June 2017, Zulkarnain Idros, a 53-year-old taxi driver, received a telephone call.