New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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When petitions and protests aren’t enough: what next?

Andrea Needham, who 20 years ago was arrested for disarming weapons bound for Indonesia, argues for bold action for peace and justice.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Indonesia Military Peace Timor-Leste

Malaysia’s slide from pseudo-democracy toward authoritarianism

The story is a complex web of deceit, connecting the ruling elite, royalty, investment banks and offshore tax havens. Nithin Coca reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Malaysia Politics

Philippines’ Duterte threatens assassination of journalists

Human rights and journalism organizations have responded but the incoming president is dismissive of their concerns, reports Iris C. Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines

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

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