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APF/ACSC 2020 Opening Statement

Stepping into the new decade, the world is confronted with a multitude of crises. COVID-19 has continuously exposed and exacerbated existing societal ills across...

APRN vehemently denounces the Duterte government’s shutdown of ABS-CBN

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) vehemently denounces the Duterte government’s shutdown of ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ top broadcasting station, which has been in existence...

Protect the frontliners; remember the fallen workers

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) joins the global solidarity to commemorate the workers who have been killed, disabled, maimed, injured, and made unwell...

APRN raises the alarm on repressive government responses to CoVID-19

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) joins the global indignation over the arrest of seven (7) relief volunteers who were en route to their second...

Resist repressive government responses to CoVID-19 in South Asia! Rally the...

The world is currently under distress, with the CoVID-19 pandemic infecting and killing tens of thousands of people in just a matter of days....

Putting more lives at risk as RCEP nego resumes amid COVID-19...

Research group Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) urges governments to provide free mass testing and health services amid soaring cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

APRN Condemns Attacks Against Activists in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN), the leading research network in the region, strongly condemns the illegal arrest and detention of 57 activists in Bacolod...

People’s Forum Statement on the 14th East Asia Summit

We, participants from civil society organizations and people’s movements in Asia Pacific gathered in Bangkok, Thailand on the occasion of the 14th East Asia...

DEVELOPMENT AID WITH CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS?

by Ivan Phell Enrile, Policy Officer APRN (first published by SLUG Nettverk for rettferdig gjeldspolitikk (Debt Justice Norway)) In the last fifteen years, the world has seen...

Activists, CSOs bolster call to reject RCEP in Bali negotiations

Carrying placards calling for the rejection of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), activists managed to slip past the tight security of Nusa Dua Complex in...