Spain’s health workers

Spain’s health workers overburdened and undersupplied in coronavirus fight

, , , ,
More than 15,000 workers infected as hospitals struggle with a lack of test kits and protective gear. I wrote this article for the South China Morning Post and appeared in its cover   Spain’s health workers Overburdened…

Tailandia prohíbe las bromas sobre el coronavirus durante el April Fools' Day

, , , ,
Coronavirus en Tailandia: Hacerse pasar por enfermo de Covid-19 se castigará con multas e incluso cárcel Escribí este artículo para Verne, El País  Coronavirus en Tailandia En muchos países, el 1 de abril se celebra…

Coronavirus and Rohingya Refugee Camps

, , , , , , ,
The first confirmed case in Cox’s Bazar, on March 24, is a serious concern for aid workers I wrote this article for The Diplomat Rohingya and coronavirus As countries close their borders and ask their citizens to stay home to prevent…

Spain’s Chinese community’s fight against coronavirus and xenophobia started early

, , , , , ,
Weeks before the country went into lockdown, many Chinese-run shops had closed and workers in the remainder wore masks. When the infection arrived, fears of racially motivated insults were realised from abuse on the street to social media attacks I…
Domestic violence in Thailand

Severed penis, murdered ex-wife: what’s behind Thailand’s rise in domestic violence?

, , , ,
Hundreds of women and children report abuse each year, according to official figures, but these are only the ‘tip of the iceberg’ rights groups say I wrote this article for the South China Morning Post. Domestic violence in Thailand After…

Aceh, Indonesia: When Dating Meets Sharia Law

, , , , ,
In Aceh, young people have to reconcile their daily life with a strict version of the sharia law I published this article previously in The Diplomat magazine Sharia law in Indonesia Fajran Zain still remembers the…

Aceh no es lugar para ligar

, , , ,
En el extremo oeste de Indonesia se practica una versión rigurosa de la sharia. Los jóvenes han de conciliar sus inquietudes con la ley islámica y el turismo en Aceh no consigue despegar Turismo en Aceh Fajran…

Atención, viajeros: ya podemos cruzar Tailandia y Camboya en tren

, , ,
Cruzar Tailandia y Camboya en tren vuelve a ser posible después de 45 años Escribí este artículo para Condé Nast Traveler España Los amantes del Sudeste Asiático tenemos mucho que celebrar, porque la vía de tren que conecta Camboya…

Drama y olvido de las mujeres víctimas del ácido

, ,
Un informe acusa al Gobierno de Camboya de ignorar a las víctimas de ácido y de no obligar a cumplir la legislación sobre apoyo legal y médico a las víctimas de este brutal ataque que en este país es común y se considera unido al…

Is there room for transgender rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?

, ,
Activists believe that the transgender rights in Malaysia under the new government have not changed at all, or have arguably gotten even worse. I wrote his article for The Diplomat magazine Transgender rights in Malaysia Nisha…