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Preeti Jha

Preeti Jha is an award-winning freelance journalist reporting across Asia. Previously she was a Southeast Asia correspondent for AFP, based in Bangkok, and a political journalist for the BBC in London.

Malaysia

Superheroes and hijabs: Malaysia's Muslim cosplayers

A growing number of Malaysian female cosplayers are merging their fandom with their religion in creative new ways.

Laos

Laos cracks down on social media critics

In a new strike on freedom of expression, Laos broadcasts a stark warning to social media users.