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Poverty, pregnancy and the Pope

Telling poor Filipinos to stop breeding like rabbits is both insulting and naïve, argues Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty Religion

The Pope is in town

Iris Gonzales reports from Manila, the Philippines, where Pope Francis has started his five-day trip.

Filed in: Philippines Religion

Unfulfilled promises and unrelenting poverty

Iris Gonzales looks back on a difficult year for the Philippines.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Poverty

Burma’s ‘transition’ leaves women's rights behind

David Baulk looks at sexual violence and development in Burma’s ethnic communities.

Filed in: Burma Politics Women

No justice for the dead

Five years after a massacre in the Philippines, the country’s ‘culture of impunity’ prevails. Iris Gonzales reports.

Filed in: Philippines

The Morning Star will rise all over the world

Clare Harding on global solidarity with Indonesian-occupied West Papua to mark its independence day.

Filed in: Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

A year after Haiyan – still waiting, still hoping

The government has failed to provide adequately for those who lost everything, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Housing Philippines Politics

Waiting, hoping: a day on the ward

A Philippines medical centre treating children for cancer is under threat from property developers. Iris Gonzales visits it.

Filed in: Children Health Philippines

‘We are like a wheel: sometimes we are up; sometimes we are down’

Manila’s poorest live in both hope and squalor, finds Paul Roy

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

The truth behind Cambodia’s inequalities

David Nathan looks at a country where gold BMWs are parked next to families living in cardboard houses.

Filed in: Cambodia Economics Equality Poverty

Poverty isn’t easy to kill

A quarter of Filipinos remain poor. Iris Gonzales visits a programme providing food and hope.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

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