• Photo: Myanmar Pressphoto Agency

    Scenes from the popular uprising in Myanmar in February, from Yangon.

  • Photo: Myanmar Pressphoto Agency
  • Photo: Myanmar Pressphoto Agency
  • Photo: Myanmar Pressphoto Agency
  • Photo: Myanmar Pressphoto Agency

Plant-based Food Finds Its Way Into Post-pandemic Menu

Southeast Asians are finding more – and more flavourful – plant-based food in their midst, as anxiety about human and planetary health, COVID-19 and pandemics shapes dietary choices.

Fact-checking, Vietnamese Style

Meet the Vietnam Anti-Fake News Center, the newest kid on the fact-checking block in Southeast Asia. It doesn’t work like fact-checkers work elsewhere, but the COVID-19 infodemic has created new spaces for such initiatives within the limits of the media scene.

IN NUMBERS: THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

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สัมภาษณ์ แรงงานอพยพในอาเซียน: โควิด-19 ทำให้เราเหลือศูนย์

แรงงานอพยพถูกมองอย่างไม่เป็นมิตรอีกครั้งหลังเกิดวิกฤติโควิด-19 ซึ่งทำให้เกิดคำถามที่ว่า การรณรงค์นานหลายสิบปีให้คนเข้าใจชีวิตและบทบาทของผู้ใช้แรงงานกลุ่มนี้ ไม่ได้ช่วยอะไรเลยเหรอ?

Migrant Workers in ASEAN: ‘COVID-19 Brings Us Back to Zero’

The renewed hostility that we have seen toward migrant workers in COVID-19 raises the question: Has the decades-long advocacy around a better understanding of their lives and roles made any difference?

Singapore, China and Thailand: Key investors in Myanmar in 2020

Myanmar’s list of “yearly approved amount of foreign investment” by country/region shows that one does not have to look too far away to spot the leading investors in 2020.

COVID-19 in Southeast Asia: The Numbers

Numbers are important, as well as context. Click here to view data visualisation charts around the COVID-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia. A Reporting ASEAN collaboration with Yvonne Chua. 

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Fact-checking, Vietnamese Style

Meet the Vietnam Anti-Fake News Center, the newest kid on the fact-checking block in Southeast Asia. It doesn’t work like fact-checkers work elsewhere, but the COVID-19 infodemic has created new spaces for such initiatives within the limits of the media scene.

สื่อมวลชนเมียนมาจับตาและเฝ้าคอยอย่างหวั่นๆเมื่อมีรัฐประหาร

ผู้สื่อข่าวเมียนมามักคุ้นเคยกับสภาพการทำงานที่ยากลำบาก แต่การรัฐประหารโดยกองทัพในเดือนกุมภาพันธ์นี้ ทำให้เกิดคำถามที่ว่า คนในวิชาชีพสื่อสารมวลชนจะยังทำอะไรได้บ้าง โดยที่ชาวเมียนมาได้ทำอาชีพนี้อย่างจริงจังแค่ 10 ปีหลังนี้เอง

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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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