Anyaa Shrii Kumar

Remote Writer Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia

Hey, I’m Anyaa, a Behavioral Economist in the making who is currently doing a degree in Psychology. By nature, I’m a journalist who hopes to instigate conversations by sharing the stories and truths that make the world more comprehensible.

Hi! I’m Anyaa (She/Her), an aspiring Behavioral Economist, currently pursuing a degree in psychology at Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia. I have a passion for science and am an advocate for climate action, gender equality, and youth rights. In my free time, I love to geek out to sci-fi and fantasy films or cloud/stargaze whilst listening to one of my countless Spotify playlists.

Latest Stories from Anyaa

The ICC’s problem with convicting war criminals

The ICC’s problem with convicting war criminals

The ICC’s top prosecutor recently stated his intention to seek arrest warrants for Israel and Hamas leaders associated with the war in Gaza. Yet, the court's history of challenges raises doubts about its effectiveness in convicting war criminals. The International Criminal Court (ICC), established in 2002, is a judicial institution dedicated to investigating, prosecuting, and trying individuals charged with genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. With over 120 member countries,...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
How Putin’s recent visit to Beijing fortifies the Sino-Russian relationship

How Putin’s recent visit to Beijing fortifies the Sino-Russian relationship

In Beijing, Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin reaffirmed their complex partnership and promoted a multipolar world order in opposition to US leadership. In mid-May, Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed Vladimir Putin to Beijing for a bilateral discussion on their comprehensive strategic partnership. The two-day ordeal placed significant emphasis on the growing bond between both nations, bolstered by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and a shared ambition of countering the US-led...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Will the growth of offshore oil scupper COP28 pledges?

Will the growth of offshore oil scupper COP28 pledges?

The recent surge in offshore oil projects raises concerns about the possibility of achieving numerous COP28 pledges. Let's look at the stats. ‘Deepwater is back in vogue’. Those remarks by Pablo Medina, Head of New Ventures at Welligence, highlight the oil and gas industry's narrow focus. It is no secret that companies in the industry view potential new oil supplies purely in terms of profit, disregarding the environment. The pandemic and...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Explaining nuclear treaties amid Russia’s concerning drills

Explaining nuclear treaties amid Russia’s concerning drills

Russia's recent tactical nuclear weapons drills, in response to perceived Western threats, have raised concerns about treaty violations and global nuclear security destabilization. Nuclear deterrent policies have played a crucial role in preventing a nuclear war since the catastrophic events of World War 2. Following this, nations globally recognized the urgent need to prevent the use of nuclear weapons through nuclear deterrence strategies and non-proliferation efforts. However, Vladimir Putin's recent...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Breaking down Biden’s $95 billion aid package for US allies

Breaking down Biden’s $95 billion aid package for US allies

The legislation signed by President Joe Biden allocates $95 billion in emergency spending for aid to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. However, critics argue that the aid package reflects US efforts to maintain global leadership amid a potential power grab by China.  In late April, President Joe Biden signed a $95 billion bipartisan emergency spending law to provide aid for US allies Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. An estimated $26 billion is...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Italy bill allows pro-life activists to enter abortion clinics

Italy bill allows pro-life activists to enter abortion clinics

Described as a regression to ‘medieval times,’ Italy's latest ruling exacerbates already challenging access to abortion and fuels the right-wing government's agenda to restrict abortions in the country. Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni recently passed legislation allowing anti-abortion activists and organisations to enter abortion clinics. The move is part of the broader package of initiatives introduced by the right-wing government, propped up by the EU’s post-pandemic recovery fund of which Italy...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Alabama Supreme Court threatens future of IVF treatment in the US

Alabama Supreme Court threatens future of IVF treatment in the US

Amidst the evolving landscape of reproductive rights, a recent ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court has thrust the practice of IVF into the spotlight, prompting widespread concern and debate over its implications for fertility treatment nationwide. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a widely used fertility treatment that helps individuals or couples conceive a child. The process involves stimulating the ovaries to produce multiple eggs, retrieving the eggs, fertilizing them with sperm...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Xi meets US CEOs to stem China’s economic slump

Xi meets US CEOs to stem China’s economic slump

Statistics in recent years have shown that China’s economy is declining and a meeting with more than a dozen CEOs from the US, reflects its efforts to mitigate the pressing issue. Last week, plenty of eyebrows were raised after it was revealed that China’s President Xi Jinping met with some of the top US CEOs. The meeting was set conveniently as over 100 CEOs globally were present in Beijing for...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Navigating the intricacies of the Russian election

Navigating the intricacies of the Russian election

Vladimir Putin's fifth term as President was long expected, but his victory was far from simple in the complex world of Russian politics. The results of the recent Russian election were oh so predictable. Recent tensions, underscored by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the highly anticipated presidential election, have once again brought Vladimir Putin to the forefront of global attention. Against geopolitical complexities and internal dissent, Putin's landslide victory in...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Sweden joins NATO after 200 years of neutrality

Sweden joins NATO after 200 years of neutrality

After years of unwavering neutrality, Sweden's ascension to NATO marks a dramatic shift in the nation's security strategy, driven by the uncertainties of the current geopolitical climate. Sweden made a historic shift in international security by officially joining NATO on  March 7th, ending two centuries of neutrality for the Nordic nation. The decision came after the events of the Russia-Ukraine war, which heightened security concerns throughout Europe. The nation applied to...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia