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Widespread GE contamination

Feature story | March 10, 2006 at 7:00

A report released this week reveals that the Philippines is one of 39 countries affected by contamination from genetically-engineered organisms (GEs or GMOs).

APEC: Go for clean energy!

Feature story | February 22, 2006 at 7:00

Communities and organizations from the northen provinces of Thailand dumped coal at the venue of APEC's Clean Coal Conference in Lampang in opposition to the promotion coal and coal power plants.

Victory: Toxic warship Clemenceau turned back to France!

Feature story | February 16, 2006 at 7:00

French President Chirac has announced a dramatic recall of the asbestos-laden warship Clemenceau -- it will be turning around and going back to France. Our actions, emails to Chirac and an embarrassing international scandal left France with...

UK Trade Delegation: don't endorse waste incineration

Feature story | February 13, 2006 at 7:00

A trade delegation from the United Kingdom is visiting Southeast Asia this week to market waste management capabilities which includes unsustainable and harmful waste management practices such as incineration which poses serious threats to the...

Europe will stay closed to GMOs

Feature story | February 8, 2006 at 7:00

As the World Trade Organization (WTO) puts trade interests above all others European consumers, farmers and a growing number of governments remain opposed to GMOs, and this will not change - in Europe or globally as it sees the WTO to be...

“JBIC, stop funding climate change and community displacement,” says Thai leader

Feature story | November 24, 2005 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and Charoen Detkhum, a community leader, today gathered at the headquarters of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) in Bangkok to protest against that bank’s financial backing of coal industry in Thailand...

Greenpeace Gives Electronic Companies Failing Marks on E-waste Issue

Feature story | October 20, 2005 at 6:00

Bangkok - 20 October 2005 – Greenpeace today accused top electronic companies of failing dismally to respond to the mounting environmental challenges brought about by the production and disposal of electronic products, as evidenced by a recent...

Villagers confront Mirant’s Pagbilao coal plant

Feature story | October 20, 2005 at 6:00

Pagbilao, Quezon, 20 Oct 2005 – Villagers from the province of Quezon today gathered in a solemn ceremony to seek justice and an end to the suffering caused by the Pagbilao coal power plant, which is owned by US-based Mirant Corporation.

Wait for ruin or embrace opportunity?

Feature story | October 12, 2005 at 6:00

For all the heated talk about national security in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, what is curiously missing in the discussions is the one issue that may just define the future well-being - or ruin - of the country and the region.

UN World Food Day - Asians Call for Ban on GE Rice

Feature story | October 14, 2005 at 6:00

Bangkok, 14 October 2005 -- A coalition of 17 organisations from across Asia today issued a World Food Day statement calling for a global ban on the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) rice.

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