Despite historical tolerance of different sexual orientations and gender identities, Indonesian politicians are using LGBTQ rights as a wedge issue in their power play.
Malay in the Modern World
Singaporean cartoonist James Tan’s unnamed fictional protagonist explores what it means to be a Malay in the modern world.
A Day in the Life of a Malay Dad
A day in the life of a freelance illustrator in Malaysia.
The Elected Presidency and the Political Economy of Race in Singapore
With Singapore’s first racially reserved Presidential election looming, historian Thum Ping Tjin observes that the government’s much vaunted “Chinese-Malay-Indian-Others” model of managing race has historically increased racial tension and strife. So why do they cling to it?
Regardless of Race, Language or Religion…
Singapore’s long-cultivated image of being colour-blind meets its greatest challenger with the country’s first racially-predetermined presidential election.
Malaysian cartoonist Adi Nazri takes a look at the dos and don’ts of a traditional Malay wedding for a modern-day couple.
Rethinking Race: Beyond the CMIO Categorisations
In emphasising racial differences, we are also denying our commonality as members of the same nation. Being Chinese, Malay or Indian, means that we cannot just be Singaporean.