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‘What’s in it for me?’

THE General Class compartment – the cheapest – is full and Team Ceritalah are forced to perch on what are supposed to be the luggage racks (and therefore situated directly above the normal seats).

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The fogged-out democracy

CHIANG MAI is swathed in smog. It’s opaque, oppressive and disconcerting.

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In Bekasi – and Indonesia – a house divided?

ON April 17, 2019, Indonesia will be going to the polls. West Java, the country’s most-populous

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When Asian giants vote

The world needs to take notice as 1.2 billion Asian voters go to the polls. how much is at stake?

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Provincial to international: Coco Martin

COCO Martin is a Filipino Everyman. In person, he’s shorter than you’d expect. Disarming; he’s also trim, handsome (but not too handsome) with an empathetic smile and warm eyes.

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Does Thaksin still matter? Thailand’s young voters look to the future, not the past.

Thailand’s young voters look to the future, not the past.

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Debt and distress in rural India

Hail to the farmer? Farmer suicides in rural India highlight a growing divide.

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Religious riots: Muzaffarnagar’s pain

SIX years ago, Irshad Ali’s family was forced to flee their home in Muzaffarnagar, in northern Uttar Pradesh (UP). They were among 50,000 Muslims who were displaced after the riots that killed 62 and injured scores of others. Muzaffarnagar has a population of over 500,000, of which more than 40% are Muslims.

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The poet sweet-seller from Allahabad

Poetry and peda, in the midst of the Kumbh Mela. Laddoos or Barfi? UP is spoilt for political choice.

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Nationalism in Tamil Nadu, the land of automobiles

Caste and Tamil nationalism collide in the Indian election around South India.

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From culture to coal imports: Why India matters

South-East Asia must keep a close eye on this overlooked giant.

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Noynoy and the great turnaround

The Philippines is playing a fierce game of catch-up, thanks to the son of the assassinated Benigno Aquino Jr.