Crikey examines Malaysia's multibillion dollar 1MDB sovereign wealth fund scandal, which may well be remembered as the textbook case of financial fraud in the modern age.
The oil-dependent country’s acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ 30% Greater Sunrise stake is seen as the final step in securing sovereignty. But is it worth the risk?
The Witness K scandal and attempts to cover it up show how there has been bipartisan agreement to let commercial interests dictate Australia's foreign policy.
Recently released economic analysis could signal great things for the PNG island, but only if lessons are learned from its catastrophic history.
Between the Rohingya crisis and the jailing of Reuters journalists, Myanmar's State Counselor is in an extraordinary bind. However, she's certainly not helping matters.
Tension around China's spread in the Pacific was clear at this year's forum, but not even that could distract from Australia's climate change and refugee controversies.
Timor-Leste activists see the mistreatment of Witness K as yet more evidence of Australian arrogance and imperialism.
Tension between revolutionary leader Xanana Gusmão and current PM Taur Matan Ruak are at an all time high.