Regions / Philippines
For nearly 40 years, a civil war involving Muslim rebels and clan politics has raged in the southern Philippines.
Domestic workers in Saudi Arabia tell their horrific stories.
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Bribery and sweetheart deals are a curse for democracy and civil society. But as columnist Walden Bello explains, corruption is not the principal cause of global poverty.
It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.
The worsening human rights situation in the Philippines requires the United States to rethink its political and economic relations with the country.
Organizing is still a life-threatening proposition in many workplaces around the world.
As financial crisis looms, the Philippines look to overseas Filipinos to keep the country together.
Although the United States closed its bases in the Philippines in 1991, it has nevertheless managed to deepen its military presence and intervention in the islands.
Hint: it's probably not Aung San Suu Kyi.