Dear Partners and Friends of SEA Junction, Last month, we successfully held the photo exhibition “The Mekong is Blue and Dried” to advocate for the Mekong River’s deteriorating ecosystem. It was accompanied with the panel discussion during the launch and Media Talk (in Thai) during the weekend. For those who missed it, you can find the executive…
Dear Partners and Friends of SEA Junction, As the year draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to take a look back to 2020 and forward to 2021. Ending the year with a conference and two photo exhibitions, in December SEA Junction has partnered with Chulalongkorn University to celebrate Migration Day,…
When it comes to statement masks, nothing beats the chutzpah of bilat (vagina) masks that were stitched by women inside the prisons of Iloilo City.
Luang Prabang UNESCO World Heritage City Threatened by New Dam on the Mekong River by Mongkon Duangkhiew
Dams planned to be built on the Mekong River in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Luang Prabang, Laos, may endanger this site as the dams may result in unpredictable water fluctuation of the Mekong. As many people rely on the river for living, their concerns should be heard.
In Southeast Asia, the spread of COVID-19 has been relatively slow when compared to other regions. With the exception of the Philippines and Indonesia, the number of seriously ill and death cases remain in the two digits.
The situation of COVID-19 remains grim as we start 2021 with restrictions and increasing infected cases in many countries across the globe. In Southeast Asia, the spread of COVID-19 has been relatively slow when compared to other regions.
Yayasan Sang Parmata conducted a training on virtual performance last October to enable wayang kulit traditional shadow puppetry artists to continue their work and gain exposure to wider audiences amid the pandemic.
COVID-19 Tune Educates, Empowers Indonesia’s Remote Marapu Community by Fendi Widianto & Joseph Lamont
Singers and song-writers in the remote Marapu community in East Sumba, Indonesia, take up the challenge of conveying information on the COVID-19 pandemic in local idioms and language and in a way that touches their realities.
Dear Partners and Friends of SEA Junction, Migration is a crucial issue for the region and remains one of our core interests. Last month, our first blended public discussion in English after the COVID-19 hiatus was on public attitudes towards migrants in Asia. This was followed by a webinar on the impacts of the pandemic on…
The low water levels in the Mekong in the rainy season due to hoarding of waters in the dam reservoirs affect local communities’ fishing and farming activities in Bueng Kan Province in Thailand.