As COVID-19 spreads through Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, this week they faced another threat with the arrival of Cyclone Amphan. Here’s how the media covered the story.
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Amnesty International released a report condemning human rights abuses committed during Cambodia’s ongoing war on drugs. Here’s how the media covered the story.
As Thailand shut down its economy over COVID-19, the country has seen a spike in suicide attempts, highlighting the country’s deep inequality and points to the need for reform.
A round-up of how the media covered the shutdown of ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ leading TV broadcaster, after its license was not renewed.
China is facing international backlash for stepping up its illegal claims in the South China Sea amid the coronavirus pandemic. Recent incidents and hostile rhetoric show that Beijing is using the situation to increase its aggression against Southeast Asian nations in the area.
A round-up of how the media covered Winston Ragos’ death at the hands of the Philippine National Police in Quezon City earlier this week.
For indigenous peoples in Southeast Asia, COVID-19 presents unique challenges that highlight both the strength of their communities and the added risks they face.
As the chances of Donald Trump winning re-election increase, Southeast Asia may be bracing for four more years of US policy that prioritizes strategic competition with China.
China’s actions in the South China Sea show what the next stage of geopolitics in Southeast Asia will look like. As China projects its power amid the pandemic, ASEAN governments will see their economies and development further defined by how they embrace or contest Beijing’s agenda.
A look at how the region’s media covered the fallout following last week’s South China Sea incident that saw a Chinese and Vietnamese vessel collide.