Tag: poverty

As if people cared about the urban poor

As if people cared about the urban poor
July 28, 2013
Blog

The homeless and urban poor in Kuala Lumpur are an invisible community. They roam about the city, hidden by the shadows, or trying to earn the daily wage in the …[More มีต่อ]…

Inside Malaysia’s Shadow State: “Its Been Done Before”

Inside Malaysia’s Shadow State: “Its Been Done Before”
March 19, 2013
Blog

A new investigation by Global Witness reveals the systemic corruption and illegality at the heart of government in Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state. This film, shot undercover during the investigation, reveals …[More มีต่อ]…

Demonstration: Land Rights and Poverty in Thailand

Demonstration: Land Rights and Poverty in Thailand
October 3, 2012
Justice

  There was over 900 marginalized people in front of the Government Building on 2 Oct 2012 [Bangkok]. They gathered, to show solidarity and for the government to address their …[More มีต่อ]…

Special Privileges and Odd Characteristic

September 12, 2012
Blog

Tremendous physical endurance, passive courage and good breeding are among the more admirable qualities of those living in splendour. Such qualities require the separation of the weak from the strong. …[More มีต่อ]…

Forgotten, the child continues to beg in the sea of ignorance

Forgotten, the child continues to beg in the sea of ignorance
August 14, 2012
Blog

Yes Bangkok is a city of contradictions and life is often brought about by extremes and radical ignorance. I’ve noticed that despite the wealth and knowledge of society, there’s very …[More มีต่อ]…

The lost child gnawing at the edge of reality

The lost child gnawing at the edge of reality
July 30, 2012
Children

Children, roaming aimlessly, many with worries on their faces. Faces are drawn and haggard from homelessness and work. Even when human rights are championed by the protectors of humanity, the void …[More มีต่อ]…

A soul seeking an end to the twisted path of misery

A soul seeking an end to the twisted path of misery
July 30, 2012
Human Rights

At night, he wanders the streets, either looking for a meal or work. He doesn’t work in an office, mind you, nor does he enjoy the comforts of an aircon …[More มีต่อ]…

Visiting young friends in the plantation

May 1, 2012
Children

The heat wave is stifling hot in Malaysia. My friends in Thailand report the same, though the humidity here is crushing – suffocating which drains the energy and leaves one …[More มีต่อ]…

Women sceptical of ASEAN

March 22, 2012
Human Rights

Thursday, 22 March 2012 Cambodian women have the most to lose from the planned 2015 ASEAN integration, a coalition of more than 100 Cambodian women said yesterday at the Cambodian …[More มีต่อ]…

She wanders the back lane, seeking to escape the abomination

January 15, 2012
Blog

Night. An endless orgy of multi-coloured neon lights, bright, flashing, erupting. Even at this ungodly hour the lights flow in a never-ending stream, across the tall buildings and down to …[More มีต่อ]…

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