New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

At COP21, the people and future generations will be failed once again

The Paris Agreement shows how powerful nations have imposed their will at the climate negotiations, writes Clemente Bautista.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Philippines Sustainability

A social uprising for energy democracy

Leading Filipino trade unionist Josua Mata tells Danny Chivers about their success in linking labour struggles with climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Trade Unions Work

Breaking the ban: why frontline communities will not be silenced in Paris

Filipino climate campaigner Leon Dulce calls for global resistance to the French government’s attempt to crack down on protests at the Paris climate summit.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Sustainability

Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Minorities Politics Religion

Poverty swept under the red carpet in the Philippines

The APEC Summit hosts cleared the streets for their guests, but the poor can’t be made to disappear, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Poverty

Walking to the climate talks

Philippine Yeb Saño is going to great lengths to get the world to focus ahead of the Paris climate negotiations, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Philippines

‘The earth in Indonesia is on fire’

Nithin Coca looks at the causes of an unfolding environmental and health catastrophe.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Disasters Environment Forests Indonesia

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