We waited in the lobby of Hanoi Old Quarter Hostel where we had been staying for the past few nights. The bus was running late. I was worried. What if the bus didn't show up? What if it couldn't find us? As an outsider, I found it so easy to get lost in the chaotic … Continue reading Adventures in Vietnam
Hundreds of activists protest in Sydney against President Trump's hardline policies on immigration and Australia's inhumane treatment of asylum seekers who are held up in offshore detention camps.
Let's kick off 2017 with the inspiring Women's March Movement. At the Women's March on Sydney, I speak with those who march for human rights. I also come face to face with President Trump's supporters. The 45th US President is indeed a devisive figure. Video produced by Fairuz Ibrahim https://www.facebook.com/sttalkmedia/videos/1556976657657478/
During my recent trip in Malaysia, I meet with vegans in Kuala Lumpur, and find out what it's like to challenge the norm of eating meat and animal products in a country known for its rich cuisine. Produced by Fairuz Ibrahim https://www.facebook.com/sttalkmedia/videos/1499427823412362/
So, who are Anonymous for the Voiceless. I speak with one if its members and find out about their mission and tech-savvy activism style called Cube of Truth.
In this photoblog, Al Jazeera's journalist Chan Tau Chou talks about what he saw when he snuck into a jade mine in Myanmar. https://www.facebook.com/101East/videos/873033129396835/ Photo Credit: 101 East Al Jazeera English.
Myanmar, also known as Burma, is stepping into a new era. Economic prosperity is within its grasp and much of it is due to natural resources. In Rakhine state, where natural gas is believed to be in abundance, major oil and gas companies are investing in on and off shore exploration projects. But at the same … Continue reading Myanmar – Energy & Conflicts