Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Govt lags, poverty haunts Haiyan survivors

Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded is know in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda, this typhoon devastated the Philippines and portions of...

What next after the Scottish referendum?

One month on from Scottish referendum UK citizens are no clearer about what further devolution in the wake of the ‘No’ vote might look...

Indonesia remembers Munir

This week marked the ten year anniversary of the assassination of leading Indonesian Human Rights defender Munir Said Thalid, activists as well as ordinary...

Survivors of Syrian war

  As I make my hundredth attempt at getting our Skype connection working, I listen carefully awaiting the sound of his breath. Finally, a crackle...

Indonesia’s Empat Lima

When Australian musician Rachel Kim travelled to Jogjakarta Indonesia in late 2012 to study at Indonesia's Institute for the Arts (ISI) she was introduced...

The Rohingya Conflict

  As with most of the world and its regions, in particular South East Asia's the Republic of the union of Myanmar (Burma), its history...

Acts of Resilience

Conflict has a serious impact on the life of women and their role in family and society. Through the ages, the presence of heightened...

The land of broken promises

Touted as the ‘Land of Promise’ because of its rich natural resources, Mindanao is home to more than a half of the estimated mineral...

Hari Singh’s blackmailing and love in London

Eighty six years after an instant love affair blossomed at Tosamaidan in Kashmir between the Kishtawari royal beauty “Jani” and British Colonel Thorpe leading...

Karachi winters

Edith Sitwell said, ”Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a...

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