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Preeti Jha

Preeti Jha

Preeti Jha is an award-winning journalist who has been reporting across Asia, including Southeast Asia, for the last several years. She was previously a Bangkok-based Southeast Asia correspondent for AFP, and an editor on the agency’s Asia-Pacific desk in Hong Kong. Earlier, she was a politics journalist for the BBC in London and a reporter for The Indian Express in New Delhi. She holds an MSc in Social Anthropology from the University of Oxford, where she focused on Southeast Asia. She can be followed on Twitter @PreetiJha.

Why Malaysia’s New Proposal Could Change Southeast Asia’s Drugs Debate
July 09, 2019
Why Malaysia’s New Proposal Could Change Southeast Asia’s Drugs Debate
A move to decriminalize personal drug use and possession could help to shift the regional discourse on drugs.
Why Malaysia’s New Proposal Could Change Southeast Asia’s Drugs Debate
A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?
July 02, 2019
A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?
A team of Rohingya Muslims is using blockchain technology to forge digital identities for the persecuted minority’s diaspora.
A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?
Will Malaysia End Its Archaic Suicide Law?
June 26, 2019
Will Malaysia End Its Archaic Suicide Law?
The repeal of a colonial-era law could help to destigmatize mental illness.
Will Malaysia End Its Archaic Suicide Law?
The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
June 20, 2019
The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
While Thailand’s coup leader remains premier, the polls unleashed new democratic sentiments that the regime now struggles to silence.
The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
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