Among this week’s round-up of stories to watch in Southeast Asia: Local police employ shamans to carry out exorcisms for Padang’s LGBT community, a crackdown on independent media sites in Singapore, and rallies against the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in Malaysia.
A weekly round-up of the stories to watch in Southeast Asia: Sulawesi continues to struggle with the aftermath of twin natural disasters, Rosmah Mansor faces charges of money laundering in Malaysia, and a trial for a civil suit involving three opposition politicians in Singapore begins.
A weekly round-up of the stories to watch in Southeast Asia: the death of Vietnam’s president leaves us wondering how things will play out, violence among football fans in Indonesia grabs headlines again, and Singaporeans have anti-fake news laws to look out for following a Select Committee report.
A weekly round-up of the stories to watch in Southeast Asia: Typhoon Mangkhut does damage in the Philippines and heads towards Vietnam’s far north, a former Indonesian president threatens to sue a website, and Kim Kardashian turns out to be another beneficiary of fugitive Malaysian businessman Jho Low’s “generosity”.
Our weekly round-up of stories to watch in Southeast Asia. This week, Najib’s been charged with money laundering, Indonesia’s presidential hopefuls have filed their papers, and Singapore gets ready for Crazy Rich Asians.
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.
New Naratif’s North Sumatra consulting editor takes a look at stories to watch across Southeast Asia, 20–27 May.
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