New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.

Filed in: Burma Development Minorities Religion

Cambodia’s garment workers fight poor working conditions

Alice Cuddy reports on the government crackdown against protesters and trade unions.

Filed in: Activism Cambodia Trade Unions Work

PHOTO ESSAY: literacy is a family affair

Glitter Moreño shares images of a rural project in the Philippines, where parents are learning essential skills alongside their children.

Filed in: Education Philippines

Free the seafood slaves

Migrant workers are still being violently abused in the Thai fishing industry, reports Steve Trent.

Filed in: Fishing Slavery Thailand

A creative shift for Vietnam

Art is being used to help disadvantaged children find their place in society. Yan Zhi Lai reports.

Filed in: Art Children Disability Mental Health Vietnam

Typhoon Haiyan, three months on

Filipino NGO worker Maila Quiring, reports on efforts to rebuild the worst affected areas in Eastern Samar.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines

The stories of a tragedy named Haiyan

Iris Gonzales talks to three journalists who witnessed the devastation caused by one of the Philippines’ worst typhoons.

Filed in: Disasters Environment Philippines

Disasters: no quick fix to recovery

The Philippines must learn from the mistakes made in Haiti, says Linda O’Halloran.

Filed in: Development Disasters Haiti Philippines

The Thai protest parody

Cod Satrusayang believes that opposing demonstrators should unite against incompetent leaders instead of fighting each other.

Filed in: Activism Thailand

Living in the eye of the storm

The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines brings back memories of a similar tragedy two years ago, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines

Thailand must do more to end human trafficking

Iris Gonzales talks to those affected by a lucrative and terrible trade.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Thailand

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