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2018/08/21 | David Green
UPDATE: El Salvador Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Taiwan
El Salvador becomes the third country this year to switch diplomatic recognition to China.
Choked by Waste and Overfishing, Asia's Marine Habitats Are Dying
Only 13 percent of the planet’s oceans are untouched by human activity, according to a recent study by the Wildlife Conservation Society.
2018/08/20 | Mongabay
CAMBODIA: Gold Mining Blamed for Mass Poisonings Despite Official Denials
Dangerous, lightly regulated gold mining may be the culprit in the poisoning of hundreds of Cambodians. Prime Minister Hun Sen has dismissed the allegations while handing out new mining contracts to international companies.
2018/08/16 | Coco Dollanganger
PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic
Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.
2018/08/09 | The Conversation
The Shattering Human Cost of the Philippines' War on Drugs
Under President Duterte, drug enforcement and attacks on environmental and indigenous defenders shake families and leave even the innocent fearing for their lives.
2018/08/08 | The Conversation
PAKISTAN: Can Newly Elected PM Imran Khan Deliver on His Promises?
Pakistan, a South Asian nuclear state and a key Belt and Road puzzle piece for China, welcomes a new leader. He may have to learn to compromise with his former rivals.
2018/08/08 | David Green
INTERVIEW: Formosa Financial CEO Ryan Terribilini on Banking for ICO Innovators
The bank's core offering of custodial, brokerage and risk management services for crypto companies is unique.