Burma - free and socialist
By Dorothy Woodman - 04 October 13:00

<strong>Taken from The <em>New Statesman</em> 28 February 1948</strong>

We are winning the propaganda war
By Marcus Brogden - 04 October 1:00

Marcus Brogden talks to the veteran activist Aung Zaw who says though the military junta has clamped

Labour's 'patchy' content
By Andrew Mitchell - 03 October 16:44

The government needs to be radically more open and transparent about aid spending, writes Shadow Int

Burma: sanctions are not the solution
By Dafydd Hugh - 02 October 18:39

NewStatesman.com's coverage of the Burma uprising continues. In this eyewitness report Dafydd Hugh a

Why the king must go
By Billy Briggs - 27 September 13:00

In an exclusive interview, Billy Briggs talks to the Maoist commander who may soon determine his cou

Burma's hour of need
By Sholto Byrnes - 27 September 13:00

Fine words are not enough. The international community must find a coherent strategy to deal with th

Cambodia reborn
By Kenneth Morgan - 27 September 13:00

Kenneth Morgan discovers a land that has escaped its turbulent past and is on the brink of a resurge

Lifting the veil on the Islamic catwalk
By Ziauddin Sardar - 27 September 13:00

Our own Shazia Mirza has become an icon of Islamic fashion thanks to a style that combines fashion,

The world must act for Burma
By Zoya Phan - 27 September 11:23

Zoya Phan, who spent 10 years in a Thai refugee camp after the Burmese military attacked her village

The role of the sons of Lord Buddha
By Maung Zarni - 27 September 11:17

Academic Maung Zarni explains the role of the Buddhist monks in the Burma uprising and explains how

Burma: the history behind the protests
By Michael Charney - 26 September 16:57

Burma specialist Dr Michael W Charney, author of the <em>History of Modern Burma</em>, gives his ana

Why Beijing cares about tiny Nauru
By Lindsey Hilsum - 20 September 13:00

Economically, China has changed beyond re cognition, but Mao Zedong's heirs remain in power, and for

Khao Lak fails the test
By James Montague - 20 September 13:00

Observations on Thailand

The bleedin' obvious
By Hunter Davies - 20 September 13:00

What's the point of studio "experts" saying what we already know?

Troubled waters
By Victoria James - 20 September 13:00

In the wake of Byron and Leander, Victoria James takes on the challenge of swimming the Hellespont

A blinding light
By Nicholas Blincoe - 13 September 13:00

<strong>A Writer's People: Ways of Looking and Feeling</strong>

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Pakistan: the ex-PMs' roadshow
By Rageh Omaar - 13 September 13:00

Rageh Omaar reports on the political upheavals or otherwise that took place when Nawaz Sharif attemp

Mortal combat
By John Wilson - 06 September 13:00

China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi, searched obsessively for the secret of eternal life. And per

Unmentionable truths
By John Pilger - 06 September 13:00

Class allows us to connect the present with the past and to understand the malignancies of a modern

Creeping Islamisation
By Sholto Byrnes - 06 September 13:00

Observations on Malaysia

Some History
By David Skitt - 04 September 14:02

In his second Faith Column, David Skitt gives us a brief history of Krishnamurti

Tibet: Death by consumerism
By Lindsey Hilsum - 30 August 13:00

As part of its "civilising mission" - and to deter independence - China is taking control of the Tib

A beautiful mind
By Nikita Lalwani - 23 August 13:00

Complicite's latest production is inspired by the life of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanuj

When governments gag writers
By Tahmima Anam - 23 August 13:00

Taslima Nasreen is neither likeable nor easy to support but it is time for moderate Muslims to stand

The tragedy in Delhi
By Kingsley Martin - 23 August 13:00

Attending Mohandas K Gandhi's funeral

Nato's rival in the east
By Sam Alexandroni - 16 August 13:00

Observations on Central Asia

We must get it right in Pakistan
By Rageh Omaar - 16 August 13:00

Pakistani society has never been more divided than today, not just economically, but religiously and

It could have been me
By Guido Fawkes - 16 August 13:00

For sending an email exposing Chinese government spin, Shi Tao is in the third year of a ten-year pr

No solution for the poor
By guillaumehar820 - 09 August 13:00

Observations on fraud

Olympic winners and losers
By Lindsey Hilsum - 02 August 13:00

Re-development ahead of Beijing 2008 is forcing tens of thousands from their homes