“Review and amend Myanmar’s 1982 Citizen Law” — GPPAC, IID

THE Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict – Southeast Asia and the Initiatives for International Dialogue together with their partners and networks in civil society, and the peace movement recently joined the world in celebrating the United Nations’ International Day of Peace 2018. This year’s theme of the International Day of Peace is […]

Health News

Poisonous Chinese made lipsticks sold in Divisoria – EcoWaste Coalition

THE EcoWaste Coalition, an environment and public health watchdog, warned the public about the toxic lipsticks being sold in Metro Manila. The Coalition issued the warning in a recent press conference where it detailed its discovery of the continuing unlawful sale in Manila of Qianxiu and counterfeited MAC lipsticks with high concentrations of poisonous heavy […]


Iran, ASEAN ink friendship, cooperation treaty

By PressTV IRAN has signed a friendship treaty with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in a move which could lead to broader economic cooperation between the Islamic Republic and the organization’s member states.  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif signed the Instrument of Accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) […]


ASEAN creative economy, IPR issues discussed in CCP

By Ibarra C. Mateo SOUTHEAST Asia’s prominent artists and craftspersons have assembled in the Philippines in an unprecedented gathering since May 21 to discuss the pioneering regional collaboration on creative economy and issues on cultural intellectual property rights. Held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), 23 artists and craftspersons from all 10 Association […]