Anis Chowdhury

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    Led by US companies, global arms sales soars

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on December 24, 2017

    AFTER five consecutive years of decline, arms sales of the world’s top 100 arms manufacturers have soared in 2016, according to the latest data released...

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    ASEAN fails as corporate interest dominates

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    THE 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, the Philippines, ended on November 14, 2017. There was the usual fanfare and show of unity as well as...

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    Hunger in Africa

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    GLOBALLY, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016 — 35 per cent more people compared with about 80 million in 2015, according to the...