New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

Page 9 of 10

Patent busting

Corporate Power

Filed in: Pharmaceuticals Thailand

Daring to dream

Dinyar Godrej on what truly inspires.

Filed in: Burma India Israel Mali Palestine Philippines Social Change South Africa

Maldives

The distinctive topography of the Maldives – an archipelago of more than 1,200 small islands – allows for a strict demarcation of function. One for the capital, another for rubbish, 80 or so for tourist resorts, and one for torturing political prisoners.

Filed in: Maldives

Snapshots from shantytown

A photo essay of squatter life.

Filed in: Cities Housing Photography Poverty Thailand

Squatter citizens

Profiles from the frontlines: the politics of survival in some of the world’s grittiest slums.

Filed in: Activism Cities Egypt Housing India Nigeria Philippines Poverty Sri Lanka Venezuela

  • January 1, 2006
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Battle for the truth

Conflicted history in Armenia, Cambodia, Guatemala, East Timor and Japan.

Filed in: Armenia Cambodia China Guatemala Human Rights Japan Timor-Leste

Than Shwe

Sullen, unresponsive and boring he may be, but Than Shwe is Burma’s Number One, leader of one of the world’s most brutal regimes. The banality of evil has rarely been more apparent.

Filed in: Burma

  • September 1, 2005
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Burma

Filed in: Burma

The waves that woke the world

The aftermath and implications of the Asian tsunami. Includes: the Burmese migrant workers who were forgotten victims; caste discrimination in India even amid the tsunami trauma; an NI reader on helping to identify bodies in Thailand.

Filed in: Disasters India Indonesia Thailand

Jack:'The Kind of life I want'

Pipedreams from the Philippines.

Filed in: Children Philippines Poverty

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