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 and investigative articles have appeared in numerous major media outlets and regional publications. They have also been translated into Dutch, French, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese

Latest Articles

Asian countries spurn and burn waste imports

Feb 2020. Two years after China’s ban, Southeast Asian nations are struggling to deal with import surge, and enacting bans of their own

China’s Secret Weapon Abroad: Tourists

Jan 2020. Unsuspecting tourists play a key role in China’s plans for economic coercion.

Reinventing the commute in the sharing economy

Jan 2020. Around the world innovative grassroots, tech-driven efforts are giving users lower costs through shared and sustainable alternatives to driving.

When changing laws isn’t enough

Jan 2020. How Amnesty International designed culture-shifting campaigns to end sexual violence in four very different contexts using the Campaign Accelerator.


Asia Undercovered


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




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