Justified Injustice? Shari’a Law in Aceh, Indonesia

JESS VAN LIEVEN looks into a modern issue of legal pluralism. On the 8th of May, a young widow in the Indonesian province of Aceh was […]

A Letter From Samoa

NIKKI MARINER, ANU academic, writes to us from Talofa, Samoa.   Talofa! Greetings from Samoa aka The Pearl of the Pacific. The crisp Canberra autumn I’ve […]

Film Review: A Touch of Sin

GUS McCUBBING reviews the new Chinese film everyone’s talking about. A Touch of Sin, 2013 Director: Jia Zhang Ke The poster boy of China’s “Sixth Generation” […]

Tales From the East: An Australian Foreign Correspondent’s Brilliant Career

ALICE DAWKINS tells the story of the brilliant career of esteemed Australian journalist David Jenkins.   Few have experienced the course of history in the Asia-Pacific […]