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South Korea

South Korea suffered much trauma in the course of the 20th century. Koreans were ordered not to speak their own language under Japanese rule (1910-45), the peninsula was split in two in 1948, and the 1950-53 war claimed four million lives only to confirm the existence of the two Koreas.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Malaysia

Visitors to Kuala Lumpur could be forgiven for thinking that they have landed in a highly developed nation. But hidden from the casual visitors’ view are the urban slums, crammed high-rise lowincome housing, rural villages still in poverty.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Cambodia: Year Zero on trial

What can be wrong with putting five notorious Khmer Rouge leaders on trial? Plenty, argues lawyer *Brooks Duncan*, as he examines the nature of the long-awaited, and foreign-funded, trials currently underway.…

  • Tue Sep 2 01:12:00 2008
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Burma - the facts

Burma is a country with very poor reporting on most basic indicators…

  • Fri May 2 01:08:00 2008
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A shrunken world

Refugees in Shan state, on the run from the military.…

  • Thu May 1 21:51:00 2008
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A Short History of Burma

Today over 80 per cent of Burma’s people are Buddhist and the country has the largest number of monks as a percentage of the total population.…

  • Fri Apr 18 09:13:00 2008
  • Rank: 100
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Brunei

There is a little hole on the wall of every office, restaurant, reception area, hotel lobby, shop – even in the humblest of the living rooms – which serves as a formidable metaphor for the vicissitudes of power, prestige and privilege in Brunei.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Captive: how the ad industry pins us down

Dinyar Godrej sniffs at the bait being dangled by the ad biz.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:49:34 2016
  • Rank: 100

Burma

Burma…

  • Fri Apr 1 07:01:00 2005
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In the name of GOD

Vanessa Baird examines the special relationship between religion and violence.…

  • Sun Aug 1 19:49:00 2004
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