Adam Bemma

Adam Bemma

Coronavirus pandemic

Aung San Suu Kyi turns to Facebook to get coronavirus message out

Myanmar leader's live broadcasts on Facebook draws hundreds of thousands of views.

Aung San Suu Kyi turns to Facebook to get coronavirus message out

Asia Pacific

Vietnam's battalions of 'cyber-armies' silencing online dissent

'Force 47', thought to be 10,000-strong, seen as government's online enforcers as new cybercrime law takes effect.

Vietnam's battalions of 'cyber-armies' silencing online dissent

Vietnam

'Pushing boundaries': The rise of Samizdat publishing in Vietnam

Liberal Publishing House publishes and distributes books Vietnam's government does not wants its citizens to read.

'Pushing boundaries': The rise of Samizdat publishing in Vietnam

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