• Monocle appearances

    May 28, 2013

    I appeared twice on Monocle 24 during the last week. The first appearance was to discuss widespread power outages across southern Thailand and what lay behind them. You can listen to that here, about 20 minutes in. The second was last night, to review the Asian headlines. That program is here and I come in […]

  • Myanmar: a new future through higher education?

    May 10, 2013

    Yesterday I participated in a ‘Myanmar-UK policy dialogue’ organised by the British Council entitled ‘Myanmar: a new future through higher education?’ This got quite a lot of coverage yesterday because the keynote address was given remotely by Aung San Suu Kyi who asked for Britain’s help in reconstructing Myanmar’s dilapidated university system (BBC, Times Higher, […]

  • Monocle 24, 2 May 2013

    May 3, 2013

    My latest appearance on Monocle 24 can be heard here, about 45 minutes in. The events I discussed are: Activist Sentenced to 3 Months in Prison for Defaming Police (Irrawaddy) Communities Devastated as Anti-Muslim Violence Tears Apart Communities Near Rangoon — Special Report (Irrawaddy) Museum gets ‘kissing guards’ from first local art donor (SCMP)  

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