New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

‘We were wrong to think the environment could wait’

Amy Hall meets Filipino campaigner Lidy Nacpil, who shares her thoughts on floods, solidarity and ramming home the climate-change message.

Filed in: Climate Change Debt Philippines

Breast must remain best

Iris Gonzales reports on a looming threat to government support for breastfeeding in the Philippines.

Filed in: Children Philippines

After the floods, the blame game starts in the Philippines

The Church says the catastrophe is a punishment from God. Really? asks Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines Water

Justice and healing in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales speaks to the inspiring Winnie Penaredondo about breaking free from an abusive marriage and coming to fight violence against women.

Filed in: Equality Philippines Women

A ‘strategic silence’ on Syria – to the Philippines’ shame

Iris Gonzales on an uncomfortable absence at this month’s Human Rights Council meeting.

Filed in: Philippines Syria

Single motherhood: muddling through the mayhem

We all have dreams of a better life, says Iris Gonzales. But can the Philippine government help to fulfil them?

Filed in: Philippines Women

Murder won't stop the fight for Cambodia's forests

The killing of activist Chut Wutty by the military on April 26 must not be swept under the carpet, says Fran Lambrick.

Filed in: Cambodia Conservation Forests

What Aung San Suu Kyi could do next

Clearly articulating her party’s economics policies would be a good start, reckons Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Burma Economics Politics

Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Finance Philippines

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

Filed in: Burma Mental Health Refugees Thailand

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