2012 Fellows


AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-HighRes-08FHM Humayan Kabir. Senior reporter,  The Financial Express (English), Dhaka, covering development works. Project: Shipbuilding industry: learning from Singapore



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-05Damber Kumar Ghimiray. Senior news editor, Bhutan Broadcasting Service Corporation radio (Nepali), Thimpu. Has a column on development issues in Kuensel. Project: Public service broadcasting in Singapore



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-02Lebun Botumroath Keo. Freelance (Khmer and English), Phnom Penh, Writing a media handbook on food security and nutrition, with Unesco support. Also works as photojournalist. Project: Food security communication for policy makers and public.



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-06Gu Yinghua. Chief editor of website, www.smgbb.cn, Shanghai Media Group, (Chinese), Shanghai. Former chief journalist of Youth Daily, Shanghai. Project: Social TV



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-04Sangeeta Singh: National Competition correspondent for India’s second largest business daily. Mint (English), New Delhi. Project: Singapore as a financial hub


AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-15Vaishalli Chandra. Freelance writer on social issues, the Alternative (English), Bangalore, also writing for DNA and other media. Project: Inclusive cities



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-13Erna Sari Ulina Girsang. Assistant editor, Bisnis Indonesia (Indonesian), Jakarta handling international economy page. Project: Economic competitiveness and the media’s role.



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-03Noelle Lim Li-Jek. Presenter and producer of the morning show of BFM, a business radio station, BFM 89.9 radio (English), Kuala Lumpur. Freelances for Edge and other publications. Project: Renewable energy



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-11Myo Myat Myat Tun. Sub-editor, The Trade Times (Myanmese), Yangon, covering politics and business for a new newspaper launched in December. Project: Myanmar media’s manpower needs.


AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-12Tu Tu Tha. Senior reporter and copy desk editor for Burmese edition, Irrawaddy (Burmese exile media), Chiang Mai, Thailand. Project: Burmese in Singapore.



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-01Prabhakar Ghimire. Senior correspondent and deputy coordinator for business news, Republica (English), Kathmandu, covering mainly economics and business. Project: Nepali migrant workers



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-09Gonila Gill. Staff reporter, Daily Ajjkal (Urdu, English), Lahore, writing on human rights of minorities, children and women. Project: Gender in Singapore.



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-07Julius Mariveles. Supervisor and news chief of a radio station serving Negros , dyEZ Aksyon radio (English, Filipino, Hiligaynon), Bacolod. President of Negros Press Club. Project: Future of AM Radio


Sri Lanka

AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-08Krishni Ifnam. Website editor and writer for a news magazine, Vidivai Nokki (Tamil), Colombo, covering humanitarian, social and community news. Project: Women journalists in Singapore.



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-10Tran My Hang. Journalist, Tien Phong newspaper (Vietnamese), Hanoi, covering environment, science and IT. Project: Straits Times’ coverage of sensitive national issues.