When I left my Indonesian hometown for the big city, I asked myself: what am I? The answer lay beyond the gender binary.
On 2 July 2020, over 170 people were killed in a landslide in the jade mines of Hpakant, Myanmar. This story of fictional characters surrounded by real events portrays the risks miners take and the suffering endured by their families.
“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.”
What’s in a name? A Chinese-Indonesian reflects on names, politics, culture and identity in Indonesia.
Ba dalam Sempekat Malaysia 1963, Sabah enggau Sarawak bela nyadi kaban kunsi begulai enggau dulu kelia dikangau Serakup Persekutuan Malaya, tang pia penemu tu nyu makin majak lenyau. Ditu meh kebuah mulai ke ia serta nama mai ia besai reti ngagai semua.
Under the Malaysia Agreement of 1963, Sabah and Sarawak were equal partners to the former Federation of Malaya, but this standing has since been eroded. Here’s what restoring it will mean, and why it’s important.
Singaporeans go to the polls on 10th July. Here’s an explainer to get you up to speed on the big picture and what’s at stake in the Singapore General Elections.
Seven creators reflect on the struggles and hopes of the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Myanmar.
Ten artists take us on a journey from virtual meeting rooms in Malaysia and Singapore to the streets of Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. They ponder the intensely personal impact of the pandemic and picture large-scale protests for democracy.
Four artists reflect on the anti-terrorism bill in the Philippines, amidst fears that it erodes constitutional rights and will be used to crack down on dissent.