Adam Bemma

Adam Bemma

Sri Lanka

After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension

Sister Christine supports survivors in need and Muslims facing backlash following ISIL-claimed attack that killed 253.

After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension

Sri Lanka

Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom?

Sri Lanka has drafted a new cybersecurity bill but experts warn country could be using political turmoil to pass laws.

Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom?

Thailand

Thailand's parliament meets, but military retains upper hand

Elections took place on March 24 under a complicated new system that empowered small parties – and the military.

Thailand's parliament meets, but military retains upper hand

Thailand

Political drama in Thailand as long-delayed election nears

Constitutional Court to meet next week as Thai Raksa Chart faces ban over Princess Ubolratana nomination.

Political drama in Thailand as long-delayed election nears

Thailand

Threats and abuse: Critics fear effect of new Thailand cyber law

Despite revisions, critics fear legislation will be used to stifle debate ahead of elections scheduled for March.

 Threats and abuse: Critics fear effect of new Thailand cyber law

Vietnam

The singer raising her voice against Vietnam's new cyber law

Do Nguyen Mai Khoi is among activists opposing controversial law government says will protect against cyber threats.

The singer raising her voice against Vietnam's new cyber law

Taiwan

Taiwan activists: Marriage-equality movement setback not the end

Despite ballot-box failure, proponents say it's only a matter of time before same-sex marriage is written into law.

Taiwan activists: Marriage-equality movement setback not the end

Vietnam

Vietnam's rap queen and traditional society's changing voice

Emerging star Suboi 'pushing the limits' as one of the few female rappers in socially conservative Vietnam.

Vietnam's rap queen and traditional society's changing voice

Vietnam

Digital dictatorship in Vietnam seeks to silence dissidents

Activists fear new cyber law will allow authorities to crack down harshly on those promoting freedom of expression.

Digital dictatorship in Vietnam seeks to silence dissidents

Thailand

Thai street food sellers battle Bangkok's clearance campaign

City officials want to prioritise pedestrians and complain about hygiene but traders want to protect famed tourist spot.

Thai street food sellers battle Bangkok's clearance campaign

Laos

Overcoming a government crackdown on social media in Laos

Influential Facebook users, pejoratively referred to as net idols, are facing retribution for their online posts.

Overcoming a government crackdown on social media in Laos

Cambodia

'I used to talk about politics on Facebook, but now it's scary'

As Cambodian critics are targeted online, an offline forum provides space to discuss issues such as a cybercrime law.

'I used to talk about politics on Facebook, but now it's scary'