New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

World Bank bullying must stop!

Iris Gonzales has strong words for incoming bank boss Jim Yong Kim.

Filed in: Philippines World Bank

Activists, journalists, human rights workers: missing but not forgotten

Iris Gonzales calls for justice and redress in a Philippines that seems not to care.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Philippines

Philippines must dismantle its private armies!

State-backed militaries continue to act with impunity, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Military Philippines

Burma: ‘the people aren’t scared anymore’

Pride and optimism – change is in the air, says William Lloyd George on the eve of by-elections in Rangoon.

Filed in: Burma Politics

Boom Times in Bali

Life has changed on the ‘island paradise’- but foreign investment is not all it’s cracked up to be. Jamie James looks beyond the tourist brochures.

Filed in: Indonesia Land Migration Tourism

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