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Why the Philippines won’t be the next Asian miracle

Iris Gonzales isn’t convinced by buoyant World Economic Forum predictions.

Filed in: Economics Philippines

Could Venezuela-style housing reforms work for Britain’s Generation Rent?

Samir Jeraj writes on the South American country’s policy of basing rents on construction costs rather than market value.

Filed in: Housing United Kingdom Venezuela

Forbidden to remember their dead

Tamil survivors tell their stories five years after the Sri Lankan government’s bloody onslaught. Paul Cooper reports.

Filed in: Military Sri Lanka

‘It won’t be the normal sort of wedding’

A marriage ceremony that breaks conventions gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara hope in the aftermath of India’s elections.

Filed in: India

PHOTO ESSAY: India’s city of widows

David Shaw captures the haunted existence of the country’s unwanted women.

Filed in: India Women

Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

Filed in: Military Philippines Politics United States

As environmental killings surge, forests disappear

Powerful players are behind southeast Asia’s trade in illegal logging, explains Fran Lambrick.

Filed in: Activism Forests Southeast Asia

‘The beach is for tourists’: why Vietnamese workers can’t enjoy the sun

The insecurity of a ‘middle-class’ status in the Global South traps young people into poor working conditions. Didem Tali reports.

Filed in: Class Vietnam Work

No-boss Britain: entrepreneurs or out of options?

A quarter of the self-employed began working for themselves because they had no alternative, says Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: United Kingdom Work

Popcorn in the sands of the Sahara

Dominik Sipinski reports on the annual film festival held in a refugee camp in the desert.

Filed in: Film Refugees Western Sahara

Amazon community ‘grants asylum’ to critics of Correa’s government

Ecuadorian journalist Fernando Villavicencio speaks to David Hill about why he has sought refuge among indigenous group Sarayaku.

Filed in: Ecuador

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