Sharmilla Ganesan

Hanna Alkaf’s novel The Weight of Our Sky is the first Malaysian young adult novel to be published internationally. It also deals with mental illness and the race riots that took place in Kuala Lumpur on 13 May 1969.

Warief Djajanto Basorie

Accused of defaming Islam, former Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama paid the price with a two-year jail sentence. Now free, is Ahok returning to politics reborn or avoiding controversy with a “safe” new career?

Alexandra Radu

Over 4,000 people in Pasir Gudang in Johor have been affected by a chemical dumping disaster in the Kim Kim River. A massive clean-up operation is underway, but it’s not yet clear when the culprits behind the pollution will be held to account.

Sharmilla Ganesan, Adriana Manan

The Weight of Our Sky karya Hanna Alkaf ialah novel genre dewasa muda dari Malaysia yang pertama diterbitkan di peringkat antarabangsa. Ia juga berkisarkan penyakit mental dan rusuhan kaum yang bertempat di Kuala Lumpur pada 13 Mei 1969.

Teo You Yenn

新加坡政府在2014年推出了“建国一代”,今年又推出了“立国一代”的配套。虽然这些配套是对老一代的新加坡人有帮助,但在这个基础上延伸出的是一个更基本的疑问:我们应该如何组织公共资源以满足各种社会需求,并且缓和不平等问题。

Ronny Buol

Suaka margasatwa di Indonesia saat ini telah menjadi tempat menarik untuk mengamati spesies yang sedang terancam punah atau sudah di ambang kepunahan. Namun mereka merupakan bukti luasnya perburuan liar dan perdagangan satwa ilegal yang semakin marak terjadi kepulauan Indonesia.

Hathairat Phaholtap, Adriana Manan

Provinsi di selatan dalam Thailand menyaksikan konflik ganas semenjak 2004. Menjelang pilihanraya yang dinanti-nantikan pada bulan ini, aktivis keamanan dan hak asasi manusia bertanding dengan harapan mencapai keamanan melalui proses demokratik.

Alexandra Radu

"To Which My Brother Laughed" is a new play born from a collaboration between Malaysia’s artistic and queer communities following the public caning of two women in Terengganu for being in a same-sex relationship.

Daniel Peters

The Singapore debut of Swedish black metal band Watain was abruptly cancelled after a petition by Christians gathered over 17,000 signatures. The cancellation highlights issues of stigma against the sub-culture, and religious influence in the city-state.

Hathairat Phaholtap

Provinces in Thailand’s deep south have been the site of ongoing violent conflict since 2004. With a long-waited election approaching in March, peace and human rights activists are running for office and hoping to seek peace through democratic means.