Journalism

Kirsten Han

Singapore’s annual LGBTQ pride rally, Pink Dot, celebrated its 10th year on 21 July. New Naratif plunged into the sea of pink to capture the sights and sounds.

Aisyah Llewellyn

A newly released cache of American documents highlights how military ties between the US and Indonesia influenced the American response to the economic crisis in Indonesia.

Warief Djajanto Basorie

Indonesia menetapkan target penurunan emisi karbon sebanyak 29% pada 2030—sebuah rencana, yang menurut keadaan sekarang, tak dapat dicapai. Apakah negeri ini mampu mengoreksi arah aksi iklimnya, ataukah hal ini dibiarkan bagi generasi penerus untuk menyelesaikannya?

Vi Tran

Vietnamese-American Will Nguyen was arrested at a protest in Ho Chi Minh City in June. He will stand trial on 20 July, despite freedom of assembly being a constitutionally protected right in Vietnam.

Michael Tatarski, Dam Xuan Viet, Weiying Wu

胡志明市的街道清理运动进行地如火如荼,有一些小贩对此投来了赞同。然而,如果胡志明市真的变成一个整洁的“小新加坡”,她将会丢失什么东西呢?

Warief Djajanto Basorie

Indonesia has set itself a target of reducing carbon emissions by 29% by 2030—a plan that, as things stand, is not achievable. Can the country correct its course on climate action, or will it be left to the next generation to pick up the pieces?

Sara Moulton, Dewi Fitzpatrick

Pekerja migran seringkali dilihat sebagai “perantau” dan terpisah dari lingkungan sekitarnya di Singapura. Tetapi, kegiatan sastra seperti lokakarya puisi dan kelas menulis kreatif telah membantu meruntuhkan tembok-tembok pembatas tersebut dan mempersempit jarak antara mereka dan lingkungannya.

Brennan O'Connor

The third Union Peace Conference takes place from 11–16 July 2018. But with ongoing conflicts around the country—and a history of dialogues leading nowhere—things don't look good for Myanmar's peace process.

Michael Tatarski, Dam Xuan Viet

Amid a resumed clearing campaign, some of Ho Chi Minh City’s sidewalk vendors have embraced changes. But questions remain over what might be lost if the city is turned into a “little Singapore”.

Andrew Nachemson

Once the home of independent radio stations and newspapers, press freedom in Cambodia has been steadily crushed. It’s leaving Cambodians uninformed and allowing the powerful to operate with impunity.

Nithin Coca, Teguh Harahap

Nilai-nilai dalam Pancasila kembali dikampanyekan untuk mengimbangi wacana kelompok Islam sayap kanan di Indonesia. Apakah Pancasila benar dijunjung atau hanya digunakan sebagai jargon untuk melanggengkan kekuasaan kelompok tertentu?

Nithin Coca

The five principles underpinning the Indonesian state are now being revived to counter right-wing religious rhetoric in the country, but could also be a useful political tool as it heads towards its 2019 presidential election.

Teguh Harahap

Menjual narkoba jelas dilarang oleh hukum di Indonesia, tapi bagaimana jika mereka justru dilindungi oleh masyarakat setempat? Perasaan kolektif dan kemiskinan adalah alasannya. Seperti Marjo, penjual ganja kelas teri yang mengedarkan ganja ‘dengan restu’ istri dan tetangganya. Polisi pun mereka lawan.