New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

Filipino journalists living the story

What do you do if your job is to write about a tragedy of which you are part? Iris Gonzales meets some of the journalists whose lives were turned upside down by tropical storm Sendong.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines

Sumatra: this land is my land

Daniel Pye reports from Indonesia on a dogged resistance by rural communities to plantation companies’ violent land-grabbing.

Filed in: Environment Indonesia

Christmas in a devastated land

This year, 25 December was about survival, not celebration, for the people of northern Mindanao in the Philippines, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines Water

President parties while the Philippines mourns

Where is Benigno Aquino’s empathy for his people? asks Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines Politics

Education is a right, not a privilege! say Filipino protesters

Student attempts to occupy Manila may have been thwarted – but the protests will continue, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Activism Philippines

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

Arroyo arrested but problems persist

The former Philippines president has been arrested, but it will take more than anti-corruption measures to save the country’s economy, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines

After the slaughter

Two years after the Maguindanao massacre in the Philippines, the victims have not been forgotten, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines

Why aren’t we protecting our children?

A report from the Philippines revealing the latest child abuse figures makes devastating reading, discovers Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Children Philippines Southeast Asia

Poisoned hills

Burmese women expose military’s complicity in the opium trade

Filed in: Burma Drugs

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