New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Nathan.

Filed in: Human Rights Internet Politics Thailand

'The British government is promoting its own interests in Burma’

Zoya Phan talks to Jack Gilbert on the Burma-Britain relationship.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights

Cambodia brings Khmer Rouge leaders to justice

Simon Crowther reports on the outcome of the trials.

Filed in: Cambodia Human Rights

‘I aim to help integrate the Deaf and the hearing together in unity’

Iris Gonzales meets an inspiring woman who refuses to be defined by her disability.

Filed in: Disability Philippines

Benny Wenda: ‘West Papuans are living in a prison’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the exiled leader of the Free West Papua movement about his lifelong struggle for justice.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Indonesia Land West Papua

Welcome to the Philippines, welcome to coal country

The power outages caused by Typhoon Rammasun highlight a precarious, and dirty, energy situation, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Energy Philippines Sustainability

No room left for democracy in Thailand’s political chaos

Mary Warren on the military coup and the struggle for control of the beleaguered Asian nation.

Filed in: Democracy Thailand

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

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

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