Will Malaysiakini Ruling Bring Greater Media Freedom?

Malaysiakini, a trailblazing, online news service based in Kuala Lumpur and published in English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil with an impressive readership of 2.5 million per month, has for more than a decade found a way around the country’s strict censorship policy by publishing only online.

The Island Profiles Inaugural LankaCorps Fellows

For Sivashankar Krishnakumar, an electrical engineer from California who is placed with the Foundation of Goodness, organizing the Murali Harmony Cup was a stimulating experience, opening vistas hitherto unexplored. Born in Jaffna, Sivashankar left for the U.S. with his family as a young boy…

Asia Foundation Co-Hosts Event on Women Entrepreneurs

On October 17 in San Francisco, The Asia Foundation co-hosted an event to raise awareness of the challenges women entrepreneurs face in Asia, sponsored by global architecture firm, Gensler, and co-hosted with the Global Fund for Women. The event featured Ms. Rokia...