Journalism

Richaldo Hariandja, Aisyah Llewellyn

Mass organisations have a long history in Indonesia. But while they originally had a positive purpose, a case in the city of Bogor highlights how they can be used to breed intolerance.

Ruby Thiagarajan

新加坡官方支持的电子支付系统,在最近的广告活动中,採用了华裔新加坡演员,以“褐面”手法扮演马来裔妇女和南亚裔男士。对事件的社会回应、反弹和争议,凸显了新加坡社会对于种族主义、歧视和权力关系的不了解和生疏,以及更深入认识和讨论这些议题的必要。

Lam Le

For a while, #MeToo stories popped up in Vietnam. Yet the movement failed to take off. A year later, though, more discussion of sexual assault and harassment is taking place, after two cases that took place in residential lifts drove home the message that it can happen to anyone.

Ruby Thiagarajan

A recent ad campaign for an e-payment system in Singapore featured a Chinese Singaporean actor in brownface as a Malay woman and an Indian man. Responses have since demonstrated the need for deeper understanding and discussion of racism and power in the city-state.

Aisyah Llewellyn, Ranto Sibarani

Gunung berapi Gunung Sinabung telah meletus selama beberapa tahun, menyebabkan ratusan penduduk desa mengungsi. Sekarang mereka terperangkap antara rumah pengungsi yang disediakan pemerintah atau kembali ke rumah lama mereka yang berada di Zona Merah Gunung Berapi.

Kirsten Han, Adriana Manan

Pannir Selvam, warganegara Malaysia, telah diizinkan penangguhan pelaksanaan hukuman sehari sebelum dijadualkan digantung di Singapura. Ini memberi keluarganya sedikit harapan, tetapi rejim hukuman mati berkaitan dadah di Singapura melangkaui persoalan keluarga.

Sangkari Pranthanam, Adriana Manan

Pannir Selvam ialah banduan akhir di Singapura. Tarikh hukumannya adakah pada Mei 2019, tetapi pada saat akhir penangguhan pelaksanaan diizinkan. Kakaknya Sangkari berkongsi kisah adiknya dan meminta sokongan untuk menyelamatkan nyawanya.

Sangkari Pranthanam

Pannir Selvam is on death row in Singapore. He was due to be executed in May 2019, but managed to obtain a last-minute stay of execution. In this piece, his older sister Sangkari tells his story and makes a plea for support to save his life.

Maggi Quadrini

Shaping awareness of what it means to be a feminist in Thailand is not without its challenges, especially in a context where men cringe at the word. Feminists are threatening to undermine the status quo that assumes that women are not to question men.

Michael Beltran

In 2017, thousands of homeless, urban poor took over empty homes in Pandi, in the Philippine province of Bulacan. They have since built their own community there, making decisions as a collective and keeping up the occupation despite threats and intimidation.

Adam Bemma

Thailand’s 1954 Military Service Act states that all Thai males are required to serve in the military at the age of 21, even though there are ways to get out of it. Some are now arguing that conscription should be cut down, reformed, or maybe even abolished.

Emily Ding, Charis Loke, Ellena Ekarahendy

Months after regime change in Malaysia, the new government began to consider the question of abolishing capital punishment. Their deliberations have caused some controversy, but the case of one death row inmate raises questions about the potential of wrongful executions.

Emily Ding, Charis Loke, Adriana Manan, Ellena Ekarahendy

Beberapa bulan selepas perubahan rejim di Malaysia, kerajaan baharu mempertimbangkan pemansuhan hukuman mati. Perbincangan ini mencetuskan beberapa kontroversi, namun kes seorang banduan yang dihukum mati membangkitkan persoalan tentang kemungkinan berlaku hukuman yang tersilap.

Ng Kok Hoe, Teo You Yenn

新加坡正面对着人口老化,还有年长者收入不稳定的双重问题。到目前为止,深入了解这些问题的一大挑战,是分析家无法明确,人们要达到基本生活水平的所需收入到底是多少。