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September 12th, 2012

BANGKOK – To get a view of current development and social news and issues relating to the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN), which was set up by IPS Asia-Pacific under its programme with the International Development Research Centre.

ASEAN, South-east Asia’s main grouping of 10 member countries, gets a lot of media coverage. But most of this is centred around high-profile events and summits, leaving little room for in-depth analysis and investigation especially of social issues that rarely make the headlines at such events. Read more »

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March 6th, 2012

BANGKOK -Do you have a good ASEAN story to tell?

Inter Press Service (IPS) Asia-Pacific, in partnership with the ASEAN Studies Centre and with the support of the International Development Research Centre, is inviting journalists to submit creative, original ideas for proposals for in-depth features on development issues around the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its role in the region. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs
February 23rd, 2012

BANGKOK – IPS Asia-Pacific is seeking contributions from Asian journalists for its series on  ‘Climate Change: A Reporting Lens from Asia’ in the Asian development context, with deadline for story applications on 20 March 2012.

While stories on climate change hog the headlines when global summits about them are underway, the impact of climate change and ways of coping with it continues outside those high-profile events and may affect life as we know it. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South
February 9th, 2012

Bangkok - ‘Beyond Borders: Reportage from Our Mekong’, the newest book published by IPS Asia-Pacific, was launched at the regional media foundation’s workshop for Mekong journalists in January 2012.

The publication is the seventh compilation of the work of journalist-fellows in the Imaging Our Mekong media fellowship programme that IPS Asia-Pacific has implemented with its partner, Probe Media Foundation Inc, since 2002. Read more »

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November 30th, 2011



Singapur – Cómo crear espacio en los medios del sudeste de Asia para hacer reportajes sobre temas sociales y de desarrollo en el contexto regional de la Asociación de Naciones del Sudeste del Asia (ASEAN) fue el foco de una reunión de expertos organizada a principios de noviembre por IPS Asia-Pacífico, con el Centro de Estudios ASEAN como co-organizador.

Llevada a cabo en el Instituto de Estudios del Sudeste de Asia (ISEAS) en Singapur, la reunión presenció un intercambio saludable de puntos de vista entre los periodistas y editores experimentados de la región, expertos en políticas internacionales, investigadores y escritores sobre cómo lograr reportajes en profundidad más críticos en ASEAN, dado que la mayor parte de la cobertura de noticias se centra en cumbres de alto perfil y gravita hacia voces del estado, y considerando que su meta de una Comunidad ASEAN en el 2015 se aproxima. Read more »

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