Bhavan Jaipragas is Asia Correspondent for the South China Morning Post, based in Hong Kong. He covers the domestic politics and foreign policy of Southeast Asia's major economies including Malaysia and Singapore. He also closely tracks the ASEAN bloc's ties with China and the United States. Most of Bhavan's deep-dive stories on these topics are published in This Week in Asia. Before joining SCMP, Bhavan was staff correspondent for AFP News Agency in Singapore. He graduated from the London School of Economics and Singapore's Nanyang Technological University.