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Travels in hyper-reality – two weeks in Dubai

A glitzy, gaudy world, built on oil and cheap migrant labour – Sokari Ekine is not impressed.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radiation can reach the Philippines

The threat is serious, a Filipino scientist told the country's media on Friday. His warnings contradict the government's claims.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another gun, another death, another unhappy new year

It’s not just in the US that gun control laws are failing the people. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines on the tragic death of a seven-year-old.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Welcome to Manila, the gates of hell

Novelist Dan Brown’s description is sadly apt, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Here comes the bride

Fresh from this year's International Women's Day celebrations, this week the Radio New Internationalist team pay tribute to the women of the world and the challenges that confront them as a result of marriage. While changing roles of women in public life, laws to stop obstacles to education such as the marriage of girl-brides and greater availability to contraception are gradually improving women's lives, progress is slow. Nikki van der Gaag - author of the No Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How many rounds for the Philippines?

It is crazy. The whole country stops breathing when Manny Pacquiao enters the boxing ring.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A Filipino Christmas

That one night a year...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Surfacing: my nth wall

Public spaces in the Philippines are being reclaimed by photo activists – and they have a very serious message about the human rights violations all too common in the country.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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