Inventing Southeast Asia

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In his new series for Channel News Asia, Dr Farish Noor takes an epic journey across Indonesia, Borneo, Vietnam and Cambodia to explore the origins of Southeast Asian identities.

Kings and Pirates

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Episode 2
Posted 05 Sep 2016 20:00

Kings and Pirates

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Episode 2
Posted 05 Sep 2016 20:00

In the 19th century Europeans saw Borneo as the land of pirates and head-hunters. But how true was this? Farish follows in the footsteps of European conquerors and explorers who invented the idea of Borneo as the den of pirates.

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Conquerors and Merchants

Dr Farish Noor follows in the footsteps of two East India Company men who shaped the modern identity of Indonesia. The ...