Tom Fawthrop is a UK author, journalist and film-maker based in Southeast Asia for 30 years. He has been a freelance correspondent for the Economist and Guardian newspaper. His film work and documentaries have been screened by Al Jazeera TV, UK Channel 4, SBS Australia and DVB TV in Myanmar.
Despite the controversy, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is a success
There are many yardsticks beyond counting convictions for judging the achievements of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.
Searching for sustainable energy in the Mekong
Southeast Asian governments are starting to wake up to the vast potential of solar energy.
What rivers with rights mean for the Mekong
The legal precedent may not have come in time to put any curbs or restraints on the controversial Xayaburi and the Don Sahong dams now being built on the Mekong.
The fight for the Salween, mighty river still running free
If Myanmar dares to defy the pro-dam lobby, the dream of peace, friendship and cross-border cooperation could become a reality.