Nithin Coca is a freelance journalist who focuses on social and economic issues in developing countries. His work has been featured in Al Jazeera, Quartz, Atlantic Cities, SciDev.Net, Southeast Asia Globe, The Diplomat, and various other publications.

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Coal used to be the future for rapidly developing countries in Asia and Africa. Now, it seems to be in terminal decline. What happened? Nithin Coca investigates.

Nithin Coca June 22, 2017
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In the wake of the latest wave of arrests following the Bersih 5.0 anti-corruption protests, Nithin Coca asks if anything can be done to slow Malaysia's slide into authoritarianism.

Nithin Coca June 12, 2017