Regions / Philippines
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.
Like nuclear weapons, storms such as Typhoon Haiyan need their own disarmament treaty.
The super typhoon that just hit the Philippines should be a wake-up call for climate-change negotiators in Warsaw.
The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.
The U.S. 'pivot' to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
An interview with a commander of the Moro National Liberation Front in the Philippines.
Migrant workers are the slaves of the modern world.
For nearly 40 years, a civil war involving Muslim rebels and clan politics has raged in the southern Philippines.