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Rina Chandran

New roads, old war fan sale of Southeast Asian brides in China

07 Dec 2018

VIENTIANE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For some years now, a charity in Laos has been providing women at risk of being trafficked with a new tool to seek help: the Chinese social media app WeChat.

Philippine radio station tunes into indigenous land rights

05 Dec 2018

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A community radio station in the Philippines is drawing attention to the struggles of indigenous Lumad people, whose rights to ancestral land and resources are increasingly under threat from industrialization.

Philippine radio station tunes into indigenous land rights

05 Dec 2018

BANGKOK, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A community radio station in the Philippines is drawing attention to the struggles of indigenous Lumad people, whose rights to ancestral land and resources are increasingly under threat from industrialisation.

Tourism and marine parks threaten Thailand's 'people of the sea'

04 Dec 2018

RAWAI BEACH, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Sutem Lakkao's grandmother and father died, they were buried much as their ancestors had been: on the beach, close to their beloved boats so they could listen to the waves and watch over the Chao Lay community of fisherfolk in their afterlife.

FEATURE-Tourism and marine parks threaten Thailand's 'people of the sea'

04 Dec 2018

RAWAI BEACH, Thailand, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Sutem Lakkao's grandmother and father died, they were buried much as their ancestors had been: on the beach, close to their beloved boats so they could listen to the waves and watch over the Chao Lay community of fisherfolk in their afterlife.

Right to land is top demand as Indian farmers march to parliament

30 Nov 2018

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of farmers marched to the Indian parliament in New Delhi on Friday, demanding that lawmakers hold a special session to discuss their most pressing issues, including a lack of land rights, mounting debt and plunging produce prices.

Right to land is top demand as Indian farmers march to parliament

30 Nov 2018

BANGKOK, Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of farmers marched to the Indian parliament in New Delhi on Friday, demanding that lawmakers hold a special session to discuss their most pressing issues, including a lack of land rights, mounting debt and plunging produce prices.

Singapore tests on-demand buses to ease congestion, as Asian cities watch

30 Nov 2018

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore is launching a six-month trial of an on-demand public bus service, using technology to reduce congestion and costs in what could be a model for gridlocked cities in the region.

Singapore tests on-demand buses to ease congestion, as Asian cities watch

30 Nov 2018

BANGKOK, Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore is launching a six-month trial of an on-demand public bus service, using technology to reduce congestion and costs in what could be a model for gridlocked cities in the region.

Killing of American on Indian island sparks calls to protect indigenous land

27 Nov 2018

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The suspected killing of an American missionary on a remote Indian island has sparked calls to better protect indigenous people from increasing pressure to free up their land for tourism, mines and highways.

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