April 11, 2019

Coco Martin, The Filipino Everyman

Coco Martin, with his Indie background and gritty childhood has been a critical factor in expanding the show beyond the standard cops and robbers package. He’s pushed for more contemporary themes and issues - ranging from drug trafficking to gang warfare and corruption. ⠀⠀
March 12, 2019

As Thailand’s young look to the future, does Thaksin Shinawatra still matter?

With 7 million first time voters possibly unfamiliar with Thaksin, Team Ceritalah explores the relevance of Thaksin Shinawatra's politics in today's Thailand, and analyzes how the elections this Sunday would play out for him.
March 5, 2019

Debt and distress in rural India

As the world obsesses over the New Delhi-Islamabad showdown, the real ticking time bomb facing the Indian leader is best represented by the shrunken figure of widow Shantabai Teral.
February 24, 2019

Religious riots: Muzaffarnagar’s pain

Six years ago, Irshad Ali’s family was forced to flee their home in Muzaffarnagar, in northern Uttar Pradesh (UP). They were among 50,000 Muslims who were displaced after the riots that killed 62 and injured scores of others. Sadly, Irshad’s experience is far from unique. Caste and faith are India’s biggest dividers and ironically, consolidators.