Mangrove forests can store more carbon dioxide per hectare than upland forests, making them a heavy hitter in the fight against climate change. But they’re under-researched and under-managed in Indonesia.
This week, Victoria Milko talks to those fighting for freedom of expression in Myanmar, Adam Bemma hits the streets in Bangkok amid clean-up operations targeting street food vendors, Aisyah Llewellyn interviews Ian Morse about his experience covering the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, and Kirsten Han argues that the mainstream media’s attitude hampers the push for press freedom in Singapore.
Hutan mangrove dapat menyimpan lima kali lebih banyak karbon dioksida per hektare dari karbon hutan dataran tinggi. Ini membuat mangrove menjadi pelaku unggul dalam melawan perubahan iklim. Tetapi mangrove di Indonesia masih kurang diteliti dan kurang dalam tatakelola.
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Among this week's round-up of stories to watch in Southeast Asia: a social network code of conduct in Vietnam, repatriation of the Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar, and all eyes on leadership renewal in Singapore's ruling party.
As ride-hailing apps spread in Southeast Asia, conflict and violence arise from the collision between drivers for these apps and drivers for conventional transport such as taxis. A close look at how conventional drivers justify their opposition to ride-hailing apps offers clues on appropriate government response.
The dynamics of Singapore’s property market could force a loved underground venue to vacate its current home. The situation—one that’s all too common on the island—shines a greater light on how structural pressures hurt the growth of alternative arts and music.
There are almost a million low-wage migrant workers in Singapore, but they often face physical and social segregation, and are excluded from data on Singapore’s resident population. We talk to Dr Stephanie Chok of the Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) and Debbie Fordyce of Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) about the issues this invisible population face.
Among this week's round-up of stories to watch in Southeast Asia: Formula 1 racing heads to Hanoi, a nun accused of being "anti-Duterte" is kicked out of the Philippines, Indonesia continues to search for victims of the Lion Air crash, and Malaysia struggles to balance the books.