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We started off this week with an examination of Thailand’s current struggles with cannabis decriminalisation and regulation, and the lessons other Southeast Asian countries can apply when determining their own laws. We also took a look at public education in Cambodia, how to make up for learning losses suffered during the pandemic, and what the system needs for a successful future. Then, we wrapped up the week with an exploration of Cham ethnic identity in Cambodia.
Our editor-in-chief Andrew Haffner got a behind-the-scenes insight into Daniel’s story when they sat down to talk about the reporting process in an exclusive interview with Globe contributor Daniel Zak.
That’s all for now. Enjoy this week’s features and have a wonderful weekend!
The Anakut podcast: Public Education in Cambodia
With Globe‘s Andrew Haffner
After losing 250 school days to Covid, the Cambodian public school system has a long way to go to make up for learning losses and support students both inside and outside of the classroom.
Cambodia’s Cham fishers look for new lives on land
While some Cham have chosen to join Khmer communities on land, many others have been forced from the water as a result of economic pressures and dwindling fish populations.
Behind the scenes: Cham fishers going to land
Globe‘s Andrew Haffner
We went behind the scenes and shared insights from the on-the-ground reporting process in this one-on-one interview with Globe contributor Daniel Zak.
Why ASEAN countries should not look at Thailand for legalising medical cannabis
Kevin Zhang and Siti Suhaila Harith
It’s not been smooth sailing when it comes to the Kingdom’s cannabis decriminalisation. Interested countries should look West when it comes to policy-making.