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Resilience and young M’ranao evacuees at times of pandemic

If stories of shock are transferred to younger generations, so is the narrative of resilience that their elders pass down.

Indonesia’s open-door lockdown

Along with the ineffectual lockdown the widely reported graft has fomented outrage and eroded trust in the government’s ability to handle the pandemic and keep its people safe.

Kaum perempuan di garis depan: Peran kepemimpinan yang tak dihitung dalam penanganan COVID-19

Pengakuan pentingnya peran ini bisa memperkuatkan strategi baru.

Jawi: identity and controversy

The furore over a few seemingly innocuous pages in a textbook provide an indication of just how polarised Malaysian society has become.

Myanmar: An International Orphan

When an orphan’s extended family fails lamentably, fortunately there is an alternative: turning to your friends. Civil society groups in Southeast Asia increasingly see the combat for Myanmar’s democracy as their own.

A View from the Borderlands: An Interview with Lieutenant Colonel Tar Parn La

On the current political landscape in Myanmar.

Protest Art – AnuPyinNyar

Since the start of the coup, Ku Kue's art has featured front and centre in many protests around the country.

Storytelling, subversion and satire in Tita Salina’s 1001st Island

A utopian vision with glimpses of a dystopian future.

Down, But Not Out: Political Violence in the Southern Philippines from 2016-2020

Fluctuations in incident and casualty data belie claims the end of Philippines’ insurgencies is near.

Frontline women: unrecognised leadership in Indonesia’s COVID-19 response

Incorporating women's experiences and skills would improve pandemic responses.

Uneven accountability reform: insights from parliament and bureaucracy in Indonesia

A dysfunctional accountability mechanism inhibits progress.

Myanmar Update 2021: Twin crises – COVID-19 and the coup

While it appears that the military has not changed much over the last decade, the country and its people certainly have.