New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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‘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

Syrian refugees in Bangkok: caught between a rock and a hard place

Alexi Demetriadi reports on those forced to choose between a fast and slow death.

Filed in: Migration Syria Thailand

Minorities report

Burma’s elections this November will be closely contested - but will the country’s ethnic minorities finally be heard? Tina Burrett reports.

Filed in: Burma Politics

Murder in Mindanao

Graciela Romero Vasquez decries the intersection of violence, money and state collusion in the mining industry.

Filed in: Mining Peru Philippines

Where is Asia in the world?

Iris Gonzales reports on a conference seeking to create a fairer economy for a region notorious for cheap labour and exploitation by the West.

Filed in: Central Asia Philippines

Requiem for the refugee

An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive mood.

Filed in: India Malaysia Migration Poverty Work

Seeking salvation

Filipino expressions of faith are complex and diverse, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Art Culture Philippines Photography

Is Cambodia refusing to protect persecuted Christians?

Deep in the Cambodian jungle, Clothilde Le Coz meets Vietnamese refugees seeking asylum.

Filed in: Cambodia Refugees Vietnam

Rohingyas in Canada: portraits of life and struggle

Colin Boyd Shafer documents a community’s resilience in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Burma Canada Migration

Burma’s Rohingya: the invisible people

The country’s democratic changes have yet to reach its ethnic minorities. Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons report.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Politics

Country profile: Burma

In less than five years, Burma has undergone widespread change. We explore its transformation in this month’s ‘Country Profile’.

Filed in: Burma

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