A year after Vietnams worst environmental disaster, lives remain ruined while the government cracks down on protesters seeking compensation We used to eat the meat of the pig, but now all we have to eat is the skin the Vietnamese saying neatly encapsulates the predicament facing the countrys fishermen, says Nguyen Viet Thieu. Before the marine disaster happened, I could… Continue reading "‘We are jobless because of fish poisoning’: Vietnamese fishermen battle for justice"
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Landmark court case this week is likely to determine the success or failure of draft laws currently before parliament Chi Chia-wei will find out on Wednesday if his decades long fight to make Taiwan the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage has been a success. Chi, 59, a pioneering Taiwanese gay rights activist, is the celebrated face behind… Continue reading "Taiwan’s same-sex marriage ruling could cement its place as Asia’s liberal beacon"