George Wright

Ethnic Vietnamese, who have long faced discrimination in Cambodia, are being evicted from their floating villages, destroying a way of life that has been maintained for generations.

Warief Djajanto Basorie

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.

New Naratif

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.

Warief Djajanto Basorie

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.

Godofredo Ramizo Jr.

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.

Nisa Kreems

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.

Ian Morse

Sunat perempuan banyak dipraktikkan di seluruh Indonesia. Berlawanan dengan klaim pendukung prosedur, praktek itu tidak hanya simbolis dan bisa menyebabkan masalah kesehatan dan trauma jangka panjang.

Ian Morse

Female circumcision is widely practiced across Indonesia. Despite the claims of some advocates of the procedure, it’s not just symbolic and can cause long term health issues and trauma.

New Naratif

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.

Aisyah Llewellyn

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.