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March 13, 2015

Bhutan’s crumbling media

Once a pluralistic media landscape, only a few media outlets in Bhutan survived. Find out more in the latest APMU article. more…

March 5, 2015
luncheon

50 Years of Singapore

Today we hosted a luncheon event on 50 Years of Democratic Development in Singapore. Amongst others Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung's Asia-Pacific Head, and Charles Chong, Deputy Speaker and Member of Singapore's Parliament, were present.

February 26, 2015

Press freedom loses ground across Asia

The latest Reporters Without Borders (RSF) World Press Freedom Index noted a drastic decline in freedom of information in 2014. 21 out of 27 countries in Asia did not even make it among the first hundred, 22 saw their evaluation drop from the year before. Read all about it here. more…

February 13, 2015

China’s new real-name registration campaign

The Chinese government recently decided to tighten its already draconian internet regulations. From March 1 onwards, internet users are required to register with their real names. Read our new article on the Asia-Pacific Media Update. more…

January 27, 2015

Fiji's media decree

For our latest article, we looked at Fiji's media landscape after the 2014 national elections and report on the country's regulations that are still obstructing domestic media. more…

December 19, 2014

2015 ACFJ Fellowships for MA Journalism

Applications for the ACFJ Fellowships for MA Journalism at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Centre for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University, are currently open. Those interested are encouraged to apply through this web-based form. Applications close on the 15th January 2015. more…

November 28, 2014

Uncovering Asia

Pictures online!

We've put up all photos from this week's First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in Manila, Philippines. Take a look! more…

November 24, 2014

Memorial to remember murdered journalists

One of the highlights of "Uncovering Asia" was the gathering for a candlelight vigil to mark the UN-designated International Day to End Impunity as well as Philippines' Ampatuan/Maguindanao massacre in 2009, that left 34 journalists killed. more…

November 23, 2014

Uncovering Asia

First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference

After a special event for our alumni of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism on Saturday, Asia's first investigative journalism conference has kicked off today. More than 300 journalists and media professionals are attending the event in Manila, Philippines. Find out more on our Facebook page. more…

November 20, 2014

Counter terrorism laws in Australia

Australia's Parliament recently passed new anti-terrorism legislation. Critics say it would restrict press freedom in the country. more…