Tenaganita Protecting & Promoting the Rights of Women, Migrants & Refugees in Malaysia: An Interview with Glorene A Das, Executive Director of Tenanagita Women’s Force

Background of  Tenaganita Inspired by the struggles of women workers in plantations and industrial sectors of Malaysia, Dr Irene Fernandez, a daughter of migrant workers herself, founded Tenaganita in 1991…

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Vietnamese Social Activist is Jailed: Protests One Year on From Marine Spill Disaster

  The 2016 marine life disaster in Vietnam was a water pollution crisis caused by Formosa Plastics Group’s US$10.6 billion steel complex, which consisted of a steel plant, a power plant and a…

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Interview with an Enviromentalist Rudi Putra

Rudi Putra, a biologist by training, is dismantling illegal palm oil plantations that are causing massive deforestation in northern Sumatra’s Leuser Ecosystem, protecting the habitat of the critically endangered Sumatran…

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Exclusive interview with the founder of OMI and his mission of standing up for democracy in Myanmar

Interview with Aye Kyaw, the Executive Director of Open Myanmar Initiative (OMI). OMI, was founded in 2013, and an open non-political NGO conceived as a think tank and research center…

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Why saving the environment and the eco system in Singapore is top priority for Tony O’ Dempsey

Tony O’Dempsey is a GIS and Remote Sensing professional who has been living in Singapore for the past 20 years. He is active as a noted conservationist in Singapore and…

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HALO Trust Explosive Ordnance Clearance program in Laos PDR and what it means to the people of Laos

The HALO Trust, an international NGO was founded in 1988 in response to the global humanitarian catastrophe caused by landmines. The problem was particularly acute in Afghanistan where thousands of…

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Dignity. Empowerment. Reintegration. How WONDER Works Nepal is helping women to reclaim their lives.

Bimala Khatri joined WONDERWorks Nepal in June 2014 as their Project Manager, helping to set up and support their Small Business programme. She was recently promoted to Administrative Officer and…

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Green Earth Society – Interview with an Environmental NGO and their work in Johor Malaysia

Asian thinker recently caught up with Sivakumar Packirisamy, the President of the Green Earth Society (GES) in Johor. It tries to go behind the scene to better understand some of…

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Asianthinker interviews Lin Ji Liaw from BruWILD

Asianthinker Interviews Lin Ji Liaw the President of BruWILD Biodiversity and Natural History Society in Brunei. BruWILD was started under the leadership of Linji Liaw, an alumna in BSc in…

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Wildlife Conservation in Vietnam-ENV raising National awareness of conservation issues

When Vu Thi Quyen graduated from Hanoi National University in 1996, she immediately went to work for Fauna and Flora International (FFI), an English NGO working in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam’s…

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