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Conflict in the South China Sea – a socialist analysis

Conflict in the South China Sea – a socialist analysis

Territorial disputes resemble pieces on a ‘geopolitical chessboard’ as the US and China struggle for hegemony in Asia

Philippines ‘economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

Philippines ‘economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions By a CWI correspondent in Philippines There is a lot of hype about a Philippines ‘economic miracle’ and high GDP growth rates during the current Benigno Aquino presidency (since 2010). But this is nothing new. GDP grew at roughly […]

Majority of Chinese expect a war with Japan

Mass protest in Tokyo against Abe's reinterpretation of the constitution.

Warmongering governments are ratcheting up national tensions in a struggle for regional dominance Dikang, chinaworker.info 53 percent of Chinese respondents and 29 percent of Japanese believe their countries will fight a war in the years ahead. This was the finding in a new poll by Genron/China Daily published on the […]

Hong Kong migrant workers: “Time to organise!”

Hong Kong migrant workers: “Time to organise!”

The Erwiana scandal has shaken Hong Kong says migrant rights campaigner Eman Villanueva Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “Domestic workers in Hong Kong see Erwiana as an epitome of themselves,” says Eman Villanueva, a veteran campaigner for migrant workers’ rights who is also the Vice-Chair of the Filipino Migrant Workers’ Union in […]

Hong Kong: ‘One Billion Rising’ protest for migrant rights

Hong Kong: ‘One Billion Rising’ protest for migrant rights

Up to 1,000 migrant domestic workers in synchronised dancing and manifestation demanding end to discriminatory laws and violence Socialist Action reporters It rained in Hong Kong on Sunday 9 February, at times heavily. But this did not dampen the enthusiasm of the massed ranks of Filipino, Indonesian, Thai and Nepalese […]