Blog Archives

Malaysia: A Rohingya safe haven?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Inside a television studio a small team of four prepare the daily news bulletin featuring horrendous stories of rape, murder, forced exile, and the lack of an international response to these crimes. But this is no

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Print

Myanmar’s Youthful Change – CBC The World this Weekend

YANGON, Myanmar – There has been a transition taking place in this Southeast Asian country since the end of 50 years of military dictatorship in 2012. The first fully democratic elections in 2015 brought Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Radio

A Plan to Resolve one of Asia’s Longest Refugee Situations

MAE SOT, Thailand – The UN refugee agency field office in Mae Sot has been working for the last 15 years in nine refugee camps along Thailand’s western border. These camps are home to 102,777 refugees from Myanmar, formerly known as

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Print, Radio

Myanmar’s Technology Leapfrog Into Mobile Money – PRX

YANGON, Myanmar – Burma’s democratic transition is leading to a tech transformation. Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi told youth to stop wasting time on mobile phones and online. Almost half of Myanmar’s population is under 24 years of age. Everyone

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Radio
@adambemma
#Malaysia: Snapshots of #Borneo. A steaming clay pot chicken rice for lunch. Yee Fung, Kota Kinabalu.
Recent Comments
Michał on A Visit to the Cemetery of Pol…