New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

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

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