(May 19, 1999) Lecturer defends Cida-funded nuclear energy study in schools.
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(May 19, 1999) Cynical. That’s the best way to describe Ottawa’s misuse of foreign aid money to promote nuclear power in Thailand, exposed by Bill Schiller in The Sunday Star.
(May 17, 1999) The world press is in a flap over Third World debt relief, one of the hot items on the agenda of the G7 leaders’ summit scheduled to take place in Cologne this weekend.
(May 17, 1999) Canada’s federal minister responsible for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) said she knows nothing about the agency’s role in promoting CANDU nuclear reactors in Thailand.
(May 16, 1999) CIDA program targets Thai teens in Candu drive.
(May 15, 1999) This state electricity is being threatened to stop its business because of its failure to fulfill its promise to buy electricity from the power generating company.
(September 22, 1999) Violence in East Timor and economic disaster in Indonesia have a common parentage: the absence of the rule of law and the support of western banks and governments.
(May 13, 1999) Among the ravines and abysses of the nearly barren mountains of Eastern Qinghai, China, live 57,775 impoverished farmers who have won the development lottery.
(May 12, 1999) DESPITE there being cheaper and less polluting alternatives, two massive coal-fired plants are being built in Prachuap Khiri Khan [Thailand], writes Grainne Ryder.
(May 4, 1999) The four-country Mekong River Commission (MRC) inaugurated its new headquarters on a bank of the Mekong river on Tuesday in the southern outskirts of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.
(May 1, 1999) Banks and governments knew perfectly well what they were doing when they lent money to prop up despotic regimes. Now, says Joseph Hanlon, it’s their turn to suffer the consequences.
(April 29, 1999) The World Bank inaugurated an office in impoverished Laos this week, saying it would help strengthen its efforts to ease the country’s economic troubles.
(April 24, 1999) The Asian Development Bank is poised to stop funding controversial dam construction in Laos amid fears of poor viability and rampant illegal logging of some of the region’s last rainforests.
(April 24, 1999) Debt is the new slavery. It is heartless to expect democratic third-world governments to repay loans made years ago to their nasty dictatorial predecessors.
(April 21, 1999) This project completed in 1994 has proved to be a social and environmental disaster. It is a monument to bad development thinking and bad government. It has enough moral potential to magnify the importance of this remote protest.