Battle for Birth Control in the Philippines

March 17, 2017

Traditional values are holding back the new executive order of President Rodrigo Duterte to promote the use of contraception in the Philippines. In 2012, a law was introduced to provide free contraception to the Philippine population of 100 million, many whom live in poverty. This January,...

What Does Trump Mean for Asia?

March 13, 2017

In this guest edition of The Interview, Vishal Manve talks to Raffaello Pantucci from the Royal United Services Institute. Ever since Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election, Asian countries have been teetering on the brink waiting for his policy decisions. Be it his...

The World This Week: South Korea Sacks its Scandalous President

March 12, 2017

The ousting of blue blooded Park Geun-hye, the first female president of South Korea, marks a major turning point for a country in crisis. This week was eventful. WikiLeaks revealed that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has developed some sophisticated hacking tools. The agency can now...