New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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Should Suu Kyi lead Burma?

Seldom do political leaders resign after their ‘struggle’ has been achieved. David Hutt explores whether this should be the case in Burma.

Filed in: Burma

Taxation, death and democracy

Many myths are constructed to justify not paying taxes. David Hutt explores some of them.

Filed in: Cambodia Corporations Finance

Duterte victory foreshadows a bloody presidency

The candidate won a landslide victory with at least 15 million votes, Iris C. Gonzales reports.

Filed in: Philippines

The Mekong River is not for sale!

The landscape, and the local peoples’ livelihood, have irrevocably changed, Gary Wockner reports in this photo essay.

Filed in: China Laos Thailand Vietnam

Is Cambodia’s skyscraper dream a nightmare?

The building work currently going on in Phnom Penh may also reveal the inadequacies of the country’s ‘progress’, writes David Hutt.

Filed in: Cambodia

Southern Exposure: Jes Aznar

Poverty and war have hit Filipinos hard, as Jes Aznar shows through his photography.

Filed in: Conflict Philippines Photography Poverty

Children and adolescents forgotten by HIV policymakers

Iris Gonzales asks why the most vulnerable are at the bottom of the priority list.

Filed in: Aids Children Philippines Youth

Logging louts

Forest communities are under siege in Cambodia, says Fran Lambrick.

Filed in: Activism Cambodia Environment Forests

A burning problem

Nithin Coca reports from Indonesia on the expansion of oil palm plantations in the rainforests of Sumatra.

Filed in: Environment Forests Indonesia

Vietnam’s autumn

Capitalism and profiteering are allowed but democracy and freedom are noticeably absent, writes David Hutt.

Filed in: Vietnam

Philippines at risk of ‘full-blown’ HIV epidemic

So why has the government cut funding for contraception? asks Iris Gonzales

Filed in: Aids Philippines Poverty

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