Category: South East Asia

Indonesia abandoning its Capital?

I have almost always lived in capital cities. I was born in New Delhi, resided in London, Prague (before Czechoslovakia split in 1993), Budapest, Rome, Bonn (long before the capital moved to Berlin in...

Tempt not a desperate man

This has been Thailand’s year of living dangerously. It has seen serious diplomatic challenges, economic downturns, and a coronation attended largely by low-level bureaucrats sent over by the government; but the greatest unease has...