New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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The Philippines joins One Billion Rising

Iris Gonzales is heartened that her country has adopted the campaign against violence against women.

Filed in: Philippines Women

A counterfeit life in a Philippines slum

Informal dwellers are struggling to survive in Metro Manila, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Cities Housing Philippines Poverty

Another gun, another death, another unhappy new year

It’s not just in the US that gun control laws are failing the people. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines on the tragic death of a seven-year-old.

Filed in: Crime Philippines

The ‘curse’ of Philippine floods

While the powerful thrashed out decisions on what to do about climate change, the Philippines was drowning, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Climate Change Disasters Environment Philippines

Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indonesia Trade Unions United Kingdom

Remembering the Maguindanao massacre

Three years on from the politically motivated killing of 58 people in the Philippines, families are still waiting for justice says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Violence

Philippines must tackle its human trafficking shame

As the UN puts pressure on the Aquino government, Iris Gonzales considers the way forward.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines

The Philippines' development should be towards equality

Jessica Cantos on the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals and the need to put people before profit.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Philippines Politics Poverty UN

Filipino law is ‘cyber authoritarianism’

Iris Gonzales on the Cybercrime Prevention Act and why critics say it is an affront to civil liberties.

Filed in: Crime Internet Law Philippines Technology

A new era dawns in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales on the signing of an historic peace pact between the government and Muslim rebels – and the challenges ahead.

Filed in: Peace Philippines

Marcos atrocities: the pain continues

The Philippines still bears the scars of military dictatorship, which was imposed 40 years ago this month, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines Politics

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