Tale of Asia’s ‘great archipelago’ rejects China’s version of history
  • Author Philip Bowring explores the significance of a region he calls Nusantaria stretching from Malaysia, Taiwan and the Philippines to Indonesia and Timor
  • Trade winds, resources and wealth made the more than 20,000 islands of the archipelago into a hub of global trade, he writes
20 Mar 2019 - 6:58PM