Stories to watch this week: Indonesia grapples with flooding, Malaysia has its first woman Chief Justice, Thailand crowns its new king and Singapore is on its way to passing its “fake news” bill.
Southeast Asia Dispatches — Episode 13
This week, Kirsten Han invites us to lunch with Singapore’s Old Left, Mike Tatarski looks at the effects of Vietnam’s booming tourism industry, PJ Thum talks to Cambodian feminist Eng Chandy, and James Rose reflects upon efforts to clean up Thailand’s fishing industry.
Terengganu’s Satar: Linking Cuisine to the Land
Satar is a spicy, fragrant fish parcel from Terengganu on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. But it’s also more than just a snack: from the ingredients to the preparation, satar is a reflection of Terengganu’s natural environment.
A Way of Life, Washed Away
Ethnic Vietnamese, who have long faced discrimination in Cambodia, are being evicted from their floating villages, destroying a way of life that has been maintained for generations.