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StoriesAsia

StoriesAsia is a collective of independent journalists from Asia, who infuse art in their journalism to produce passionately told stories for the collective’s own platforms and its partner media outlets. The journalists at StoriesAsia care about people whose concerns remain under- or misrepresented in mainstream media, and their mantra is to put a human face to news which is otherwise faceless numbers and tragedies. StoriesAsia aims to pioneer the narrative nonfiction genre, particularly in visual media, but also work across platforms and formats.

Posts by StoriesAsia
April 06, 2020

Sikkim Glaciers Melting Faster Than Other Himalayan Regions

By StoriesAsia
Glaciers in the small Indian state are experiencing a massive threat.

March 26, 2020

India Plans to Augment Presence in Myanmar’s Troubled Rakhine State

By StoriesAsia
India is taking more direct stake in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
March 23, 2020

Coronavirus, Geopolitics, and Nepal Between Great Powers

By StoriesAsia
The United States risks falling behind China as Nepal weighs its options in dealing with the pandemic.

March 21, 2020

How Committed Is India to Mental Health?

By StoriesAsia
India spends the equivalent of less than a cent per mental health patient annually.

March 12, 2020

Northeast India Sealed off Amid Rising Coronavirus Pandemic

By StoriesAsia
Northeast India is taking precautions as the World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a global pandemic.

March 01, 2020

Himalayan Poet Yuyutsu Ram Dass Sharma Speaks

By StoriesAsia
The renowned Nepali poet discusses technology and the role of poetry in the modern era.
February 26, 2020

Why Has China Given Shelter to a Rebel Leader From India’s Northeast?

By StoriesAsia
Parash Baruah is thought to be in China. Why exactly?

February 20, 2020

Rape, Caste, Double Standards, and India’s Middle Class

By StoriesAsia
Does India's middle class only empathize with victims who are ‘like’ them?

February 06, 2020

Controversial Hydel Project in India’s Northeast On Way To Completion

By StoriesAsia
Stalled after protests, the dam is on its way to completion now.

February 05, 2020

The Shrinking Space for Minorities and Dissent in Sri Lanka

By StoriesAsia
An interview with activist Ruki Fernando on Gotabaya’s presidency.

January 30, 2020

The Growing Islamism in Malaysia

By Vishal Arora
An interview with Eugene Yapp on Islamism and extremism in Malaysia.
January 30, 2020

Kashmiris’ Desperate Quest for Internet Access

By StoriesAsia
The internet has been partially restored in Kashmir after six months of misery.

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