China-Philippines ties collapse, Netflix’s Southeast Asian bet: 5 weekend reads you missed

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1. ‘On the brink’: unpacking the dramatic collapse of China-Philippines ties

Activists tear paper to symbolise their protest near the Chinese consulate in Makati, Philippines on June 14, 2024. The group is protesting against the continued aggression of China at the disputed South China Sea. Photo: AP

2. Trauma vs justice: Indonesian families torn over criminal charges for Boeing

A Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft of the type that crashed into the Java Sea off Jakarta in 2018 killing all 189 people on board. Photo: Bloomberg

3. As Brics lures Malaysia and Thailand while world order ‘crumbles’, is Asean OK?

Asean leaders and officials figure out the bloc’s official handshake at a summit in Indonesia last year. Photo: AP

4. Can more Southeast Asian content help Netflix ward off strong local rivals?

Putri Marino starring in the Indonesian film “Borderless Fog”. Photo: Netflix

5. Indonesian Muslim metal band shatters stereotypes in show of girl power

Voice of Baceprot perform at Soundsfest Experience in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 22. Photo: Reuters


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