Journalism

Victoria Milko

In Myanmar—and across Southeast Asia more generally—women are generally under-represented as sources in the media. Efforts have sprung up across the region to address this problem, and through it, change the way in which women are perceived.

Mohd Izzuddin Ramli

Artist Fahmi Reza attracted international attention when he was prosecuted for his work portraying the former Malaysian prime minister as a clown. After the 9 May election, but Fahmi’s motivations remain the same: “to use graphic arts as a weapon to fight against injustice”.

Sophie Raynor

Timor-Leste’s first Pride parade last year was heralded in international headlines as a major win for LGBTQ equality, but advocates and activists say there’s still a long way to go to shift mindsets.

Febriana Firdaus

A conversation with Dian Yulia Novi, the first woman to be convicted for plotting a bomb attack in Indonesia, sheds light on the journey taken towards radicalisation and violence.

Aisyah Llewellyn

This week in Southeast Asian stories to watch: Who will be the Sultan of Yogyakarta’s successor? A minister gets embroiled in a corruption case in Vietnam, while questions continue to swirl over plans to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

Ainur Rohmah, Weiying Wu

穆斯林网络军(MCA)是一个通过脸书等社交媒体平台在线运行的庞大网络群体,以捍卫伊斯兰教的名义传播反佐科·維多多的内容。为了解他们的工作方式,新叙述人员潜入到一个MCA小组进行观察。

Katharine Ee

The “tsunami rakyat” that brought Malaysia its first ever change in government was built on long years of hard work by the country’s civil society. There’s no time for them to rest on their laurels, but activists say they’ve already experienced great change on a personal level.

Andrew Nachemson

With Cambodia’s main opposition party out of the race, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party victory at the upcoming general election is assured. The challenge for Hun Sen, then, is not remaining in power, but maintaining the legitimacy to rule.

Will Nguyen, Thanh Mai Nguyen

Trưởng thành tại Hoa kỳ, hiểu biết về ngôn ngữ và văn hóa Việt nam của Will Nguyễn có một gốc gác đặc miền Nam Việt nam. Trên con đường khám phá các góc nhìn đa diện và sự thật đa dạng, nghiên cứu của anh đã dẫn dắt anh đi tìm hiểu về sự chia rẽ bắc/nam.

Vincent MacIsaac

While a lot English-language literature and writing tends to hark back to the country’s tragic history of violence and genocide, young Cambodian authors are taking charge of their own narratives—and finding success.

Warief Djajanto Basorie, Weiying Wu

无论是国内还是国外,印尼流亡者的经历鲜少有人知晓。如今,一位资深记者根据与流亡者及其家属的访谈,汇集了一系列的故事。