New Internationalist

East Asia

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2014: A historic year for social movements in Asia

Nithin Coca explores the intricacies of social revolutions and their importance for democracy.

Filed in: Activism East Asia South Asia

PHOTO ESSAY: Hong Kong’s democratic dreamers

Priyanka Boghani explores a new side of the city she grew up in, as its streets fill with protesters.

Filed in: Hong Kong

Where has Mandela's legacy gone?

In September, the Dalai Lama was denied entry to South Africa for the third time in five years. Amanda D’Costa analyses the situation. 

Filed in: China South Africa Tibet

'Tiananmen Square is being cleansed with blood'

For Lars Laamann the horror of that night lives on after 25 years.

Filed in: Activism China

Xiaolu: 'If you can't sell in China you are nothing'

The award-winning novelist and film director tells Graeme Green about growing up in rural China, freedom, censorship and loneliness.

Filed in: China Film

PHOTO ESSAY: Now that the road has been paved

Augusta Thomson reveals a different side to life on the Tibetan Plateau.

Filed in: China Culture Photography Religion Tibet

China’s military spending: is there a new arms race?

Peter Robertson offers a more sanguine interpretation of the recently announced 12 per cent rise in China’s military budget.

Filed in: Arms China

PODCAST: The Swiss Shuffle and other tax evasion

In the latest Taxcast, Naomi Fowler discusses Swiss tax avoidance and The Netherlands’ bad reputation…

Filed in: China Economics Netherlands Switzerland

Girls not allowed

Vanessa Baird reports on the scandal of sex selection and what it is doing to women - and the world.

Filed in: China India Women

The girls are back in town

How South Korea sorted out its sex ratio.

Filed in: Korea, South Society Women

Should martyrdom ever be glorified?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that life is more valuable than the political statements made by the ultimate form of protest.

Filed in: India Tibet

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