FX – Asia

Thailand: From NPR.

In Thailand, Young People Push The Boundaries On Public Dissent

Burma:

Burma’s half-hearted commitment to democracy

Myanmar Democracy Icon Finds Herself Assailed as Authoritarian

North Korea: WP and NYT reports, plus middle school annoyance games played by people with nukes.

North Korean leader says his nukes, not negotiation, avoided war

Kim Jong-un Says North’s ‘Military Muscle’ Made Korean Deal Possible

To Jar North, South Korea Used a Pop-Music Barrage

Malaysia: Two looks at discrimination. The second article provides more of the backstory to what’s going on there than anything else I’ve read so far. Plus, how it’s playing out with the public.

Tash Aw – Malaysia’s Welcome Wears Thin

Chin – The Costs of Malay Supremacy

Antigovernment Protesters Gather in Malaysia, Defying Police Orders

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