New Internationalist

East Asia

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PHOTO ESSAY: Now that the road has been paved

Augusta Thomson reveals a different side to life on the Tibetan Plateau.

Filed in: China Culture Photography Religion Tibet

China’s military spending: is there a new arms race?

Peter Robertson offers a more sanguine interpretation of the recently announced 12 per cent rise in China’s military budget.

Filed in: Arms China

PODCAST: The Swiss Shuffle and other tax evasion

In the latest Taxcast, Naomi Fowler discusses Swiss tax avoidance and The Netherlands’ bad reputation…

Filed in: China Economics Netherlands Switzerland

Girls not allowed

Vanessa Baird reports on the scandal of sex selection and what it is doing to women - and the world.

Filed in: China India Women

The girls are back in town

How South Korea sorted out its sex ratio.

Filed in: Korea, South Society Women

Should martyrdom ever be glorified?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that life is more valuable than the political statements made by the ultimate form of protest.

Filed in: India Tibet

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

Tibet: the destruction of Lhasa

Pete Speller describes his anger on discovering that the old city is due to be replaced with a tourist attraction.

Filed in: Activism History Society Tibet

‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Mining Mongolia West Papua

Rio Tinto and the Oyu Tolgoi mine

Richard Harkinson and Richard Solly from London Mining Network on the project threatening the rights of indigenous people in Mongolia.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Mongolia

Laying into the poor

From the US to China, Owen Jones documents how the demonization of the have-nots is going global.

Filed in: China Equality

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