James H. Springer is a British writer and researcher. Having lived in Syria and Malaysia, as well as having travelled extensively in Southeast Asia, James is focused on the sociopolitical realities affecting the East-West paradigm. Malaysia’s Canvas is his first novel. He has written for numerous Southeast Asian publications including Penang Monthly, Senses, The Expat, The Edge and Southeast Asia Globe. Currently, he is working on a project dedicated to revealing the fascinating stories behind Vietnamese war art.
James holds a Bachelor of International Relations from Loughborough University, UK.
April 30 marks 45 years since communist troops entered the city of Saigon, reuniting North and South Vietnam. Eye witness accounts from that day paint a picture of the scenes in what became Ho Chi Minh City, as Vietnam finally found peace after three decades By James Springer - Apr 30, 2020
Despite recording many iconic scenes from Vietnam's decades-long struggle for independence through his art, the story of Colonel Pham Thanh Tam has largely gone untold. But the man behind the pencil will not go forgotten. By James Springer - Feb 07, 2020
Almost five decades since the US sprayed Agent Orange on Vietnam, lives are still being ruined by the herbicide – and German company Bayer, which acquired original manufacturer Monsanto, may now be forced to pay its own price for reckless herbicide use By James Springer - Sep 06, 2019