Meet Nithin

Nithin Coca is an Asia-focused freelance journalist covering environment, human rights, and politics issues across the region.

As Seen In

Nithin’s feature articles have appeared in numerous major media outlets and regional publications. They have also been translated into Dutch, French, Spanish and Japanese.

Latest Articles

Indonesia: The World’s Ocean Hero?

June 2018. Can Indonesia be the leader the world needs to save our oceans?

Building an open, digital democracy in Taiwan

May 2018. In the past two years, Taiwan is making strides in digital democracy, but challenges remain.

What steps can be taken to ensure the well-being of gig workers?

Mar 2018. The growth of ride-sharing platforms that promote gig work is putting drivers at risk for an array of health problems.

China's Xinjiang surveillance is the dystopian future nobody wants

Feb 2018. Monitoring tech pioneered in the region is spreading across China and the world.


Asia (under)covered


Understand Asia. Nithin Coca's weekly roundup of the news, memes, trends, and people changing the continent.




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