Migration and Overseas [email protected]  by Niklas Reese Close to eleven million [email protected] across more than a hundred countries around the globe—that was the picture of Philippine outmigration at the end of 2009. This figure represents more than ten percent of the total Philippine population and a little more than one fifth of the working-age segment. […]Read more
Lady Gaga and the Fake Rolex Affair
By Anya Palm This weekend’s big event in Bangkok was a concert with the colorful pop artist, Lady Gaga. The star is doing her “Born This Way Ball” 2012 tour in Asia, and while Lady Gaga is in the region purely to perform and entertain, her visit has stirred quite a bit of political attention. […]Read more
The Maguindanao Massacre: impunity rears its ugly head by Lennart Niemela, M.A., Asian studies, Lund University
The Maguindanao province, located
on Mindanao island in Southern Philippines, made headlines in international
media on November 23, 2009, when a convoy on the way to an election office was
held en route by armed men and 57 people were brutally killed. The governor of
the province, Andal Ampatuan, is pointed out as the prime suspect for the
Indigenousness in the Philippine highlands: Colonial construct or the real deal?
anthropologist (mag.scient.), Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen.