Biography of the Author Sumithra Prasanna

Sumithra Prasanna

Sumithra Prasanna

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Samsui Kitchen founder Ang Kian Peng supplies the elderly and the less fortunate with healthy food.

    The Singaporean who found a way for inmates, people with disabilities to help seniors

    He was a man with a plan to help others, but this restaurant executive had to first overcome resistance from his staff, suppliers and even those ...
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    Lies, greed and heartbreak: How orphans are ‘made’ for the adoption industry

    Adopted by Swedish parents, one woman returns to India 23 years on for clues about her birth mother – and uncovers a web of lies, including how ...
  3. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's pro-China stance has come under domestic criticism.

    ‘They’re taking him for a ride’: Has Philippines gained from Duterte’s China pivot?

    In 2016, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warmed to Beijing in exchange for investments. But so far, only a fraction of the billions of ...
  4. No country for Muslims? Recent moves by India's government may leave millions of them stateless.

    In India, stories of fear, uncertain futures and perils of being stateless

    A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in the state of Assam following a crackdown on illegal immigration. The programme Insight meets families ...
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    Commentary: The BJP could upset odds at the Delhi elections

    On-going protests against the Modi government’s controversial citizenship legislation could work in its favour, says Sumithra Prasanna.
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    Fading icon? Clash of views over Aung San Suu Kyi’s record — and future

    Her fall from grace has been dramatic, but can she undo the damage? The programme Insight finds out from critics and supporters of Asia’s ...