A selection of other published work




How much do bans on alcohol help women? (The Guardian)

Guest-editor of a special edition on Myanmar (New Internationalist)

The Filipinos fighting to stop the return of capital punishment (BBC)

2020 in pictures: The defining moments that changed Asia ( BBC)

Why young Thai activists are embracing Hong Kong’s tactics (BBC)

How a 92-year-old led a people’s revolt in Malaysia (New Statesman)

Taking on gender when the words don’t exist (PRI)

Malaysia’s fight to end child marriage (The Christian Science Monitor)

Laos cracks down on social media critics (Al Jazeera English)

The Africans making it big in China (AFP)

The everyday activists behind Malaysia’s democracy struggle (The Diplomat)

Can Rohingya refugees finally leave the shadows? (Foreign Policy)

For S. Koreans, presidential scandal tests faith in their young democracy (The Christian Science Monitor)

Facing jail for sedition, Thai student protesters refuse to back down (AFP)

From ambulances to funerals, volunteers prop up Myanmar healthcare (AFP)

Thai students mobilise to resist junta rule (AFP)

Of smugglers and kingpins: Southeast Asia’s big money trade in humans (AFP)

The Thai writer challenging racism against Indians (Scroll.in)

Feathers fly over Thailand’s lucrative cockfighting pits (AFP)

Crackdown on Bangkok street stalls as pedestrians vie for space (AFP)

Thai sea gypsies embrace modern life (AFP)

Lions and peacocks: Symbols lure Myanmar as election kicks off (AFP)

Cambodia-Thai kidney trafficking sparks fears of new organ market (AFP)

In search of fame and fortune at Myanmar’s finishing schools (AFP)

Myanmar migrants haunted by memory of tsunami missing in Thailand (AFP)

Thai crackdown on rogue fishing (AFP)

Khmer Rouge verdicts bring history alive for Cambodian students (AFP)

The first climate change conflicts (The Guardian)

A digital nation for the stateless Rohingya? (The Diplomat)

Desperate foreign students seek charity (BBC)

Lost in custody (The Indian Express)




China and Australia: How a Twitter spat quickly escalated (BBC)

Can Hong Kong’s democracy movement survive the walkout? (BBC)

The Southeast Asians decolonising their history (The Diplomat)

The generational challenge for Thailand’s generals (The Diplomat)

Can Southeast Asia ditch coal? (The Diplomat)

10 years on lessons of Asian tsunami hit by ‘disaster amnesia’ (AFP)

Malaysia’s new sex scandal: look beyond the politics (The Diplomat)

The young activists fighting Southeast Asia’s climate crisis (The Diplomat)

Can new Malaysia move beyond old race divides? (The Diplomat)

Southeast Asia’s hidden female genital mutilation challenge (The Diplomat)

Why Malaysia’s new proposal could change Southeast Asia’s drugs debate (The Diplomat)

Can contested carbon offsets save Southeast Asia’s forests? (The Diplomat)

Beware Myanmar’s new information war (The Diplomat)

Southeast Asia must confront its illegal tiger problem (The Diplomat)

Will Malaysia end its archaic suicide law? (The Diplomat)

Two wheels good: Motorbike diplomacy in Southeast Asia (The Diplomat)

The battle to curb swine fever in Southeast Asia (The Diplomat)

Is Southeast Asia ready for a future dementia epidemic? (The Diplomat)

London mayoral election: Boris versus Ken. Again (BBC)




New Zealand legalises assisted dying for terminally ill people (BBC)

Japanese singer suspended over an extra-marital affair (BBC)

Malaysia turns away boats as death stalks weary migrants (AFP)

Thai temple dancers return to bombed Bangkok shrine (AFP)

US envoy’s ‘last-minute’ Taiwan visit angers China (BBC)

A decade on, tourist survivors revisit tsunami-hit Thai beaches (AFP)

Cambodia court jails Khmer Rouge leaders for life (AFP)

Thai anti-coup activists defy junta ban on protests (AFP)

The Great Wall of Kalkaji (The Indian Express)

The madrasa using ‘purdah’ to teach Delhi’s girls (The Indian Express)

Adopted from an Indian orphanage, Belgian’s search for roots draws a blank (The Indian Express)

The Australian family who found home in a Delhi slum (The Indian Express)

Schools reopen but kids go hungry (The Indian Express)