2 episodes

How did Bangkok become the sex capital of the world? Why is China building islands in the middle of the South China Sea? And what on earth does duck fetus taste like? Join Kar Jin as he explores Southeast Asia, meets its people, unravels its politics, and discovers its identities. And along the way, find out how, despite our differences, we are more connected than we think: we are “Same Same But Different”.

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How did Bangkok become the sex capital of the world? Why is China building islands in the middle of the South China Sea? And what on earth does duck fetus taste like? Join Kar Jin as he explores Southeast Asia, meets its people, unravels its politics, and discovers its identities. And along the way, find out how, despite our differences, we are more connected than we think: we are “Same Same But Different”.

    02: Songs of Resistance - Gendjer Gendjer

    02: Songs of Resistance - Gendjer Gendjer

    Gendjer-gendjer, a song about plucking, selling, and harvesting weeds, is arguably Indonesia's most politically charged, controversial, and taboo song. Within it, lies the story of a nation that went through colonialism, war, independence, conflict, dictatorship, and revolution.

    • 22 min
    01: What's In A Name?

    01: What's In A Name?

    Names have power. Names depict, demarcate, and define our identities. So what happens when a name is changed? Across Southeast Asia, the names of streets, cities, and even countries have changed from time to time. Is it Burma or Myanmar? How did the name Indonesia come to be? Why do names even matter?

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

Ksint_USA ,

Great first episode!

Looking forward to learn more about SEA.

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