Chow Kit gradually leaving behind its dark past

Malaysia can boast a partial success story in the cleanup of a notorious drug district, now a major tourist attraction. But more remains to be done.

By Grace Chen for Khabar Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur

July 23, 2012


The most important issue in Indonesia's presidential election is:

Photo Essay

Mariyah Nibosu, whose husband was shot dead in 2009 by unknown gunmen, stands outside her home in September 2013 in the state-run 'widows' village' of Rotan Batu, 20km from Narathiwat. "Women suffer a lot here," she said. "But we are strong. We have to feed our children by ourselves. We have to survive." [Christophe Archambault/AFP]

As Thailand's Deep South insurgency drags on, families suffer, persevere