Thum Ping Tjin

In The Show with PJ Thum episode 2, historian Thum Ping Tjin ("PJ") explains how Singapore's electoral system is deeply unfair. It is designed to maximise the seats and votes for the governing People's Action Party (PAP), and the point of the system is to legitimise PAP rule, not to reflect popular will or ensure democracy.

New Naratif

In September 2019 New Naratif's Deputy Editor Aisyah Llewellyn travelled to Jambi Province on the island of Sumatra to report on Indonesia's deadly haze. At hotspots like Desa Catur Rahayu, fires raged for months turning the air red and toxic.

Alexandra Radu

"To Which My Brother Laughed" is a new play born from a collaboration between Malaysia’s artistic and queer communities following the public caning of two women in Terengganu for being in a same-sex relationship.

Chris Schuepp

Third Story Project, co-founded by the imprisoned Reuters journalist Wa Lone, aims to improve children's literacy in Myanmar while also teaching values of peace and diversity.

Dam Xuan Viet, Calum Stuart

Sidewalk vendors are a common sight in Ho Chi Minh City, providing affordable meals for the city's residents. A vendor shares her experience of running her stall.

Thum Ping Tjin

PJ Thum explains the contours of the dispute between the Lee family siblings and why Lee Kuan Yew's Oxley Road house matters so much to them.