New Internationalist

East Asia

Page 4 of 10

Hong Kong: corporatist utopia, citizen’s nightmare

Squalid cage homes side by side with fat-cat condos, the ‘capital of capitalism’ is a breeding ground for extreme wealth and poverty, says Tom Grundy.

Filed in: China Equality Hong Kong

Defending Korea’s peace island

South Korean villagers are campaigning to keep a military base off the pristine Jeju island, reports Chloe Simons.

Filed in: Korea, South Peace Trade Unions

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

The unpalatable reality of working for Apple

A fresh wave of reports unveiling exploitation in the iPad empire are forcing Apple to clean up up its act, reports Mark Engler.

Filed in: China Human Rights Trade Unions Wealth Work

Wanted: products not made in China

Zimbabweans are fed up with sub-standard imported goods, explains Mgcini Nyoni.

Filed in: China Trade Zimbabwe

Chinese police fire on Tibetan protesters

The brutal crackdown by the Chinese government must be stopped, says Pete Speller.

Filed in: Activism China Tibet

A harsh winter for China’s discontented

Complainants against abuses by Chinese authorities are forced to sleep rough in sub-zero temperatures and those that help them are harassed by police, reports Shuang Gao.

Filed in: Activism China Housing Human Rights

Japan must say no to nuclear!

Despite the Fukushima disaster, the Japanese government seems wedded to its nuclear vision. Outspoken politician Kono Taro has other ideas, as he explains to Tina Burrett.

Filed in: Disasters Japan Nuclear Power

Occupy Wukan: A call for solidarity action

We are the 99 per cent – but so are the residents of a Chinese village who are protesting against land-grabbing. So let’s show our support to them, too, says Beth Tichborne.

Filed in: Activism China Environment

Stand up for Tibet! G20 leaders told

Demonstrators declare 2 November an international day of action and tell world leaders to act on Tibet – where nine monks and one nun have set themselves on fire this year in protest at the Chinese occupation.

Filed in: Activism China Human Rights Tibet

Nuclear debate intensifies post-Fukushima

An item from the Agenda section of our magazine.

Filed in: Japan Nuclear Power

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