Per Liljas

Swedish journalist reporting on politics, environment and social issues in Asia-Pacific. Correspondent for Svenska Dagbladet since 2015, also available for freelance assignments.

Winner of the Guldspaden award for best investigative magazine piece in Sweden 2017.

Writer/reporter with TIME between 2013 and 2015.

M.A. graduate from New York University’s Literary Reportage program 2013.

Fulbright scholar 2011.

Winner of the Minority Rights journalism award 2011.

Shortlisted for the Red Cross journalism award 2008.


A small selection of my articles can be found on this map:


Läs samtliga av mina artiklar i SvD här.



Palm oil harming rainforests and their inhabitants, for TIME.

Edible bird’s nests, an ancient industry with new challenges, for TIME.

Rising sea levels threatening the existence in Kiribati, for TIME.

The Philippines reawakens, a year after typhoon Haiyan, for TIME.