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Top 5 At 5: A Bajau Laut Community Loses Their Livelihoods

Wan Shakila Adiela Wan Azmi, Member of Borneo Komrad

06-Jun-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: A Bajau Laut Community Loses Their Livelihoods

Today's countdown includes:

5. The Tokyo Metropolitan government is set to launch its own dating app this summer as part of the government’s efforts to promote marriage and counter plunging birth rates.

4. Following X's new policies allowing X-rated content, Malaysia is looking for a way to regulate the platform in accordance to the country's laws. Associate Professor Dr Sabariah Mohamed Salleh, Head of Programme at the Centre for Research in Media and Communication comments on the decision.

3. The World Health Organisation has announced the first fatality from the H5N2 bird flu involving a 59-year old man in Mexico City. Professor Dr Raina MacIntyre, Epidemiologist and Head of the Biosecurity Program at Kirby Institute in New South Wales sheds light on what we know so far.

2. With cases of underage sexual offences on the rise, experts are calling for more holistic approaches to address this complicated issue. Salma Farhanah Rashid from the Women's Centre for Change shares how we should respond to the needs of both victims and perpetrators alike.

1. A Bajau Laut community tragically lose their livelihoods after their homes were demolished and burned down by authorities. We speak to Wan Shakila Adiela Wan Azmi, a member of Borneo Komrad for updates on the situation.

Image credit: BorneoKomrad, X

Produced by: Sudais Ferhard, Juliet Jacobs, Tee Shiao Eek, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Sharaad Kuttan, Kam Raslan


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Tags:  tokyo governmentunderage sexual offencesdating appbird flubajau lautborneo komrad





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