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Southeast Asia links: Bangkok bombing, Shwe Mann, LKY musical and more



18 August 2015 13:52

  • As well as my own assessment, here's an early analysis of some of the imagery from the Bangkok bombing. Saskith Saiyasombut looked at possible perpetrators of the bombing. Zach Abuza's excellent run-down of the conflict in Thailand's deep south.
  • Shwe Mann, Myanmar's presidential hopeful, who has the backing of Aung San Suu Kyi, was pushed out of his role as chairman of the ruling USDP. Phuong Nguyen's take here and context by Aung Din here.
  • Tickets selling fast to Lee Kuan Yew: The Musical
  • Thai Crown Prince led a bike ride 'for mom' in what was one of the first public events he has headed (related: Nick Farrelly discusses Thailand's lese-majeste laws). 
  • Whither Malaysian politics? RSIS's Yang Razali Kassim's excellent look at the 1MDB crisis.
  • Luke Hunt on Cambodia's well-heeled military patrons.
  • After David Cameron's visit to Southeast Asia, Rui Hao Puah on why the UK needs sustained engagement with the region.
  • Myanmar continues to struggle with the impact of the deadly floods.
  • Indonesia's Detachment 88 foiled an ISIS-backed attack on a police station and churches.

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