Mine Blowing Art

“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

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Philippine Overseas Labour Office

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.

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Queen Beatrix and the Singaporean Masterpiece

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

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Christmas in China: from holy day to holiday

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

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Ethical Traveling

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

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Neo-Nazi’s in Mongolia

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

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Pacific Apartheid

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,

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