Recent articles by Edward Loxton

Heaven or hell? Ashton's death casts new light on Koh Phangan

First Post Thu 3 Jan, AT 08:34

Full-moon party craze on Thai island have brought drownings, date-rapes, assaults – and now murder

Obama's Burma visit: six hours that changed Suu Kyi's fortunes

First Post Tue 20 Nov, AT 09:41

US president's demand for an end to violence in Rakhine helped take pressure off opposition leader

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi loses her gloss for failing to denounce killings

First Post Mon 29 Oct, AT 07:33

Where is Suu Kyi's famous 'moral authority' as Muslim Rohingya homes are razed to the ground?

Aung San Suu Kyi

Is Burma regime inciting Rakhine conflict to discredit Aung San Suu Kyi?

First Post Tue 12 Jun, AT 07:49

Conflict between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims could force opposition leader to make an unpopular intervention

Hundreds die in obscure war on Burma's border with China

First Post Fri 25 Nov, AT 07:27

Kachin rebel army uses guerilla tactics it employed to help the British beat the Japanese in WW2

Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand election

Thaksin’s puppet sister takes power in Thailand

Profile Mon 4 Jul, AT 08:44

Red Shirts get their way - now will their hero Thaksin Shinawatra return from exile?

North Korean refugees in Thailand

Escape from North Korea: 5,000 mile trek to freedom

News Wed 18 May, AT 08:37

Desperate refugees head to South Korea - via China, Laos and Thailand. Exclusive report from Chiang Saen

William Young

CIA hitman Bill Young found dead in Chiang Mai

News Mon 4 Apr, AT 14:20

'Killing was part of the job' said former agent described as 'a retired James Bond'

Aung San Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi is free for now but Gen Than Shwe is watching

News Sun 14 Nov, AT 10:20

She has received a welter of foreign invitations - but will she dare leave Burma?

Soldiers of the Myanmar / Burma army fight Karen rebels

Burma clashes: 30 dead as fighting continues

News Tue 9 Nov, AT 08:29

Rebel armies fail to link up in bid to tackle Burmese forces after sham election

Voters in Burma election

Post-election clashes point to civil war in Burma

News Mon 8 Nov, AT 08:55

Rebel armies have vowed to topple new Rangoon regime and heavy fighting has already begun

Bangkok’s British looter enrages fellow ex-pats

News Thu 27 May, AT 08:12

If Thai police hadn’t caught Jeff Savage, the ex-pat vigilantes would have pounced

Police fire on red shirt protesters in Thailand

Thai red and yellow shirts head for deadly end game

News Thu 29 Apr, AT 08:03

Thai king lies in hospital as fears grow that the monarchy is the red shirts’ real target

Burma junta hides cyclone suffering with model village

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 16:05

One year after Cyclone Nargis, the Burmese junta is hiding the continued suffering by turning one rebuilt village into a TV set

Thai airport occupation is part of a wider struggle

News Fri 5 Dec, AT 14:59

The protests reflect a growing national unease at the direction that the government of Prime Minister Somchaiu is taking the country

Cambodia and Thailand on brink of war

News Thu 24 Jul, AT 09:49

A dispute over an ancient Khmer temple has sparked conflict in Southeast Asia, says Edward Loxton

Burmese take cyclone disaster in their stride

News Mon 30 Jun, AT 08:18

Victims of Cyclone Nargis have proven resilient despite media predictions of doom, says Edward Loxton

Junta compound the horror of the cyclone

News Thu 8 May, AT 01:00

Burma’s military leadership knew the disaster would strike their country, reports Edward Loxton

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