• April 1st marks the third month of the military coup in Myanmar, where protests continue, despite the violent, lethal rampage by the armed forces and deaths of more than 500 people.

I am among the one million Filipinos who had COVID-19. My Papa was one of the 17,800 people who died from it.

A 21-year-old university student shares his story of trauma, loss, anger and frustration, from experiencing what it means to have a health system that is flailing amid COVID-19. The Philippines has reported 17,800 deaths and has fully vaccinated just 0.23% of its over 110 million people, as of 6 May.

Her Lens: Where are Southeast Asia’s Photojournalists?

Women are much less visible in photo and visual journalism and related work in Southeast Asia. Though things have been changing, the issue touches on perceptions of women and men’s roles, default newsroom habits and the female gaze.

Câu chuyện về những tay máy nữ của báo chí Đông Nam Á

Vaccination in Southeast Asia: It’s Complicated

IN NUMBERS: THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

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I am among the one million Filipinos who had COVID-19. My Papa was one of the 17,800 people who died from it.

A 21-year-old university student shares his story of trauma, loss, anger and frustration, from experiencing what it means to have a health system that is flailing amid COVID-19. The Philippines has reported 17,800 deaths and has fully vaccinated just 0.23% of its over 110 million people, as of 6 May.

The Name of the (Misinformation) Game? Our Choices

A fun way of getting a serious message across is what the online game ‘ChoicesIMake’, developed by a Malaysian group on news and information, literacy, aims for. Ready?

IN NUMBERS: A Look at Southeast Asia’s Online Behaviour

This set of infographics describes how Southeast Asians’ digital lives are: how connected they are, how long they are online, theirs views on misinformation, their age profiles, and more.

IN NUMBERS: Arrests of Journalists and Media Staff in Myanmar

Our running sets of charts look at the number of journalists, media staffers arrested since the 1 Feb coup, and the data down  by gender, region, status (how many released and still detained), length of detention and what they are charged with. Reporting ASEAN is updating these regularly. Data from the Detained Journalists Information group, plus other verified information. Data viz by Yvonne T Chua.

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The Name of the (Misinformation) Game? Our Choices

A fun way of getting a serious message across is what the online game ‘ChoicesIMake’, developed by a Malaysian group on news and information, literacy, aims for. Ready?

Her Lens: Where are Southeast Asia’s Photojournalists?

Women are much less visible in photo and visual journalism and related work in Southeast Asia. Though things have been changing, the issue touches on perceptions of women and men’s roles, default newsroom habits and the female gaze.

Câu chuyện về những tay máy nữ của báo chí Đông Nam Á

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COVID-19 Disrupts the Philippines’ Migration Story

The Philippines, the world’s top exporter of labour, is seeing group after group of overseas workers return after losing their jobs in the wake of the economic shock dealt by the COVID-19 crisis. The country has never seen anything like this in its 50 years of experience in labour exports. How will the pandemic change migration? Johanna Son of Reporting ASEAN reports in this Q&A chat.

COVID-19: Tips for A Saner Digital Diet in Viral Times

Infodemic. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, online spaces in Southeast Asia have become a petri dish of deafening ‘noise’ and filth on steroids, into which fear-based behaviour sinks comfortably. But in the end, using online spaces involves personal responsibility, and cannot be passed on to Big Tech.

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