“Landmines are among the most barbaric weapons of war, because they continue to kill and maim innocent people long after the war itself has ended. Also, fear of them keeps
The great volume of labour exported by The Philippines is sometimes referred to as ‘modern-day slave trade’. Over one-fifth of the Filipino working-age population are migrant workers in other countries.
It does not happen very often, but in a few days the Dutch Queen Beatrix will visit a country that is smaller than her own. Singapore: the city state that
Giant Christmas trees, jingle bells playing in every store and children running around to see a glimpse of Santa Claus. Walking through any commercial district in China’s larger cities you
Traveling to Myanmar – can the ethical traveller square that with his or her conscience? Until relatively recently the answer would have certainly been negative, but things are starting to
The popularity of the political party ‘Golden Dawn’ in Greece is a sad evidence of the re-emerge of fascist thought in the world. Hitler’s ideology still seems to appeal to
A crystal clear sea, white sand beaches and waving palm trees. That is probably the first picture that pops in one’s mind when thinking on the tropical isles of Fiji,