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Achoo! A Comic About COVID-19

The novel coronavirus is grabbing headlines around the world now, but how worried should we be about it? Baffled Bunny and Curious Cat consult Doctor Duck.
  • Sonny Liew
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NN Explains: What is Democracy?

A basic idea associated with democracy is "rule of the people, by the people, and for the people".
  • Maya Schmidt
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What Makes Our Makan

Food occupies a very special place in the Malaysian psyche. But what is it that makes a dish authentic?
  • Max Loh
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"What We Decide Will Be All That Remains"

Every year, countries in Southeast Asia are affected by the transboundary haze generated by forest fires on peatlands. When cities are cloaked in smog, people complain about the slash-and-burn practices, only to move on once the smoke clears. This artwork is the first in a series of pieces about the haze in Southeast Asia.
  • Charis Loke
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NN Explains: Toleration, or Living with Disagreement & Difference

It's not unusual for there to be tensions and conflict within societies, given the variety of groups, interests, and concerns. Instead, the key is how we navigate these tensions, in ways that do not endanger or discriminate against others.
  • Sharon Bong
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NN Explains: Why Is the Protection of Minorities Important?

Majorities and minorities exist in every society. What are the issues with majoritarian systems, where decisions are made solely based on majority preference? Why is it important to society to think about minority representation and rights?
  • Nadiyah Rizki
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NN Explains: What Is Politics?

Many of us see politics as something that's too boring, too complex, or even too dangerous to participate in. But what does "politics" actually mean?
  • Maya Schmidt
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One Day Out

"To everyone in the LGBTQIA+ community, especially those who are still in the closet: Happy Pride Month. You are valid. You are seen. You are loved."
  • Ina Putri Bestari
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Satu Hari Tanpa Sembunyi

"Untuk teman-teman LGBTQIA+, terutama yang masih sembunyi: Happy Pride Month. Kamu valid. Kamu dilihat. Kamu disayang."
  • Ina Putri Bestari
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Cukup: Mengimbau Perarakan Wanita

Demonstrasi dan perarakan yang meluahkan bantahan berupaya menjadi manifestasi ketara pergerakan aktivisme dan sentimen di peringkat akar umbi. Tetapi bagaimana pula mereka yang tidak boleh menyertai perarakan tersebut, atas sebab-sebab tertentu? Apa yang boleh mereka lakukan, dan adakah ia mencukupi?
  • Julia Hannie
  • Adriana Manan
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Enough: Reflections on the Women's March

Demonstrations and protest marches can be highly visible manifestations of activism and grassroots sentiment. But what of those who aren’t able, for a variety of reasons, to join such marches? What can they do—and will it ever be enough?
  • Julia Hannie
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Lemah Lembut, Terus Berarak

Kia Nazary mengimbau respons peribadinya kepada Perarakan Wanita 2019 di Kuala Lumpur, dan betapa pentingnya amalan penjagaan diri.
  • Kia Nazary
  • Adriana Manan
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Gently, You March On

Kia Nazary reflects on her responses to the 2019 Women's March in Kuala Lumpur, and how important it is to remember to practise self-care.
  • Kia Nazary
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A Day at the Polls in Yogyakarta

As voting gets underway in Indonesia, Nibras ventures out in Yogyakarta to sketch the sights at polling stations.
  • Nibras Ali
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NN Explains: The Indonesian Presidential Elections

Indonesians will vote for their next president on 17 April. If you aren't familiar with the Indonesian presidential election process, here's an explainer to get you up to speed.
  • Aisyah Llewellyn
  • Kathrinna Rakhmavika
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My Name Is... (Versi Bahasa Indonesia)

Apa arti namanya? Warga Indonesia keturunan Tionghoa menggambarkan tentang nama, politik, budaya, dan identitas di Indonesia.
  • Iskandar Salim
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My Name Is...

What's in a name? A Chinese-Indonesian reflects on names, politics, culture and identity in Indonesia.
  • Iskandar Salim
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An Otter's Tale

An otter in Singapore can live a good life as a minor celebrity, but what of other wildlife on the island as the city-state continues to build and develop?
  • James Tan
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Invisible Ink

As Cambodians nationwide prepare to head to the polls for the country’s sixth general election this month, one woman says she won’t be in the crowds.
  • Janelle Retka
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