Farmers have always been badly treated – by landlords as by presidents. But could things be about to change?
Despite offering sanctuary to the ousted Maldivian president’s family, Sri Lanka’s government is hedging its bets on the islands’ future.
A year in to his presidency, Benigno Aquino III has failed to address human rights concerns, says Iris Gonzales.
Despite being shelved in 2010, the anti-homosexuality bill is back on the agenda. It must be stopped, says Sokari Ekine.
Two young men returned to India to try. But for many millions, this is reality, not a short-term challenge, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Cross-border trade is a risky business for women, as Mgcini Nyoni witnesses.
So why aren’t Indians up in arms about it? Time to name and shame, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Filipino children made homeless after December’s tropical storm need proper care, writes Iris Gonzales.
What do you do if your job is to write about a tragedy of which you are part? Iris Gonzales meets some of the journalists whose lives were turned upside down by tropical storm Sendong.
This year, 25 December was about survival, not celebration, for the people of northern Mindanao in the Philippines, says Iris Gonzales.
Where is Benigno Aquino’s empathy for his people? asks Iris Gonzales.