Latest from Shibani Mahtani
Rising support for Thailand’s youth protests among police could hamper the government’s response.
  • Oct 24, 2020
Thailand’s leaderless, digitally driven protests are breaking the mold and confounding authorities.
  • Oct 19, 2020
The order will ban gatherings of more than five and publication of news that could endanger “national security.”
  • Oct 15, 2020
The leader called for the tech hub to be developed into a ‘model city,’ while saying Hong Kong should be further integrated with the mainland’s economy.
  • Oct 14, 2020
With the virus gripping one of the world’s least-developed countries, millions will gather to cast votes in a matter of weeks.
  • Oct 9, 2020
People on the streets were warned against even shouting slogans in a city once known for its free expression.
  • Oct 1, 2020
Hong Kong police say the 12 who tried to flee by boat to Taiwan will be tried by the mainland China legal system.
  • Sep 27, 2020
The new arrest and prosecution add to charges Wong already faces for his political activism.
  • Sep 25, 2020
Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak has emerged as a leading figure in the pro-democracy movement, stepping forward to openly criticize the monarchy.
  • Sep 19, 2020
After more than three weeks without any information on their condition, relatives of the 12 detained activists are growing desperate.
  • Sep 14, 2020