• Southeast Asia’s abortion laws reset at the borders
  • Abortion is a global health issue, impacting individuals and families regardless of ethnicity, income, social status or nationality. Yet there is no worldwide legal standard for the practice of terminating a pregnancy. Lawmakers and governments hold sway over access to abortion, or its abolition. In the ...

  • Vietnam orders media to promote its ocean strategy
  • The Vietnamese government has launched a national campaign to promote its maritime policies as the ruling party pledges to explore “all available legal tools” to defend its interests amid China’s growing assertiveness in the South China Sea. A government order stipulates that by 2025, all domestic media outlets ...

  • New hope for Mekong ‘megafish’
  • Weighing in at 661 pounds, a giant stingray hooked by a fisherman in Cambodia’s Mekong River earlier this month has taken the title of world’s largest freshwater fish. Nicknamed “Boramy,” or “full moon” in the Khmer language, the female ray — which was released — raises ...

  • Cambodia ICT Camp is back in 2022!
  • The Cambodia ICT Camp 2022 will be a three-day boarding-style event centered around open data, digital security, and data journalism. This event will consist of a series of interactive workshops and hands-on activities led by professional experts in the fields of data, media and communication, journalism, ...

  • EarthRights School (ERS) Advocacy Training Program for 2022
  • The EarthRigths School is an intensive, residential training program for activists and earth rights defenders from the Mekong region (China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) who are working on environmental and human rights issues. Through three months’ program we will provide the relevant knowledge, skills, and networks ...

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