George Wright, Mech Dara

Tep Vanny has spent two years behind bars, away from her family and community. The challenges that she faces highlight how difficult it is to fight for one’s rights in Cambodia.

Oliver Slow

It’s been 30 years since the 8 August 1988 uprising that saw Aung San Suu Kyi emerge as the face of the pro-democracy movement. Today, Myanmar faces new challenges amid calls for transitional justice.

Didem Tali

A woman-led puppet theatre in Mandalay not only shakes up the traditional gender roles in the art of puppetry, but also brings health and hygiene awareness to Burmese villages.

Kenneth Cheng, Clarence Kuna

Pilihanraya kerajaan tempatan merupakan satu aspek penting dalam politik Malaya pada tahun 1950an, tetapi ianya dimansuhkan pada tahun 1965. Kebangkitan semula demokrasi tempatan ini merupakan langkah pertama ke arah meningkatkan kebertanggungjawaban demokratik, ketelusan dan kejelasan dalam sistem politik.

New Naratif

This week: educating child labourers in Myanmar with Victoria Milko, a new train line in Cambodia with Mark Tilly, and reporting on grief with Aisyah Llewellyn. Hosted by PJ Thum.

Kenneth Cheng

Local elections were a crucial part of Malaya’s political landscape before being abolished in 1965. Reviving local democracy will increase democratic accountability, transparency and clarity in the political system.

Michael Tatarski, Dam Xuan Viet, Teguh Harahap

Dampak diberlakukannya kampanye pembersihan, beberapa pedagang kaki lima Kota Ho Chi Minh telah mengalami perubahan. Namun menyisakan pertanyaan atas apa yang kemungkinan menjadi hilang dari kota tersebut jika diubah menjadi “Singapura kecil”.

Zaina Abdul

The implementation of the syariah penal code attracted the attention of the international media to the treatment of LGBTQ people in Brunei, but the reality is more complex than what’s been reported thus far.