Stop Complaining and Just Do Good Stories

By Diana G Mendoza BANGKOK, Apr 1 - It takes two to tango. This, Thai journalist Kavi Chongkittavorn said, is how a journalist can cover the staid but rather complex topic that is the ASEAN, instead of bashing it for being boring, or blaming the ASEAN secretariat or governments for not imparting interesting or enough information. more ...

April 01, 2015 (0) comments

Q&A: ‘We’ve Become More Interested in ASEAN’

Myanmar’s weekly newspaper ‘The Voice’ is one of the survivors of the country’s transition to media freedom over the last decade. Today, Zeya Thu, deputy chief editor of the paper, says “we are in a transitional society” and that the country is now learning about ASEAN. more ...

April 01, 2015 (0) comments

ASEAN Literary Festival to address writing in the digital age

JAKARTA, 16 Mar (The Wall Street Journal) - Has social media and the digital world changed the way Southeast Asian writers think and write? It’s a question at the heart of this year’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations Literary Festival, which brings together writers, artists, academics and publishers from eight ASEAN member countries and beyond. more ...

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