Mapping Stories, Bridging Gaps

We believe context is key. We monitor Asia’s latest developments and seek to understand its global impact.

Our Mission

Kontinentalist uses maps to tell compelling stories. Our focus is Asia, and our mission is to enhance the region’s voice in the global narrative.

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Why Asia?

Asia is the world’s largest and most populated continent. In recent decades, the continent has seen unprecedented rapid transformation and growth. Its effects are tremendous, shaping economies and politics globally.

Our Team

We’re a mixed bag of unique and eccentric individuals, bound by a common passion for data and stories.

Content & Editorial Team

Lee Han Shih

as Ibn Battuta

Loh Pei Ying

Storyteller
For me context is the key – from that comes the understanding of everything.
Kenneth Noland

Kenneth Wee

Voyager
The joyfulness of infinite play, its laughter, lies in learning to start something we cannot finish.
James P. Carse

Isabella Chua

Treasure Hunter
I like good strong words that mean something.
Louisa May Alcott

Gwyneth Cheng

Tree Hugger
Success is about the difference you make in people's lives.
Michelle Obama

Product Design & Development Team

Dylan Ng

Wayfinder
How does that work?

Joceline Kuswanto

The Legend
Do or do not. There is no try
Yoda

Rifqi Ruhyattamam

Bosun
We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?
Steve Jobs

Griselda Gabriele

Shapeshifter
The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before.
Neil Gaiman

Siti Aishah

The Meridian
Sit with the discomfort - hold its hand, stroke its beard. It’s ugly but it’ll tell you things.
Gorkie