New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

Time to end feudalism in the Philippines

Farmers have always been badly treated – by landlords as by presidents. But could things be about to change?

Filed in: Land Philippines

Sri Lanka-Maldives relations put to the test

Despite offering sanctuary to the ousted Maldivian president’s family, Sri Lanka’s government is hedging its bets on the islands’ future.

Filed in: Maldives Politics Sri Lanka

Culture of impunity thrives in the Philippines

A year in to his presidency, Benigno Aquino III has failed to address human rights concerns, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines

Help President Nasheed of the Maldives!

President and climate movement ally Mohamed Nasheed has been ousted in a military coup. 350.org has set up a petition to put pressure on key international politicians to act.

Filed in: Maldives Politics

New disaster looms for young survivors of Sendong

Filipino children made homeless after December’s tropical storm need proper care, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Children Disasters Philippines

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