Macro-Historical Conditions for a Reconciliation in East Asia: Remaking History in an Age of Civilizational Crisis
     Kinhide MUSHAKOJI

States as Managers of International Labor Migration: The Cases of South Korea and Taiwan
     Vicente Angel YBIERNAS

Remembering the Great Ancestors: Images of Japanese Emigrants from the Perspective of Third and Fourth Generation Philippine Nikkeijin
     Ron Bridget VILOG

The Making of a Philippine Province: Romblon During the American Colonial Period
      Kristoffer ESQUEJO


Timor Leste’s Preparation for Accession into ASEAN: Public Participation, Production of Knowledge/s, Comparative Histories, and Perspectives from Below
     Jacqueline Aquino SIAPNO

Declaration of the Leaders of Climate Communities from Asia, Africa, and Latin America
      The Coalition of Climate Communities

Cambodia at a Crossroads: New Laws Would Limit Freedoms
      Various CSOs

Political Conference on a Progressive Agrarian Reform | A Joint Statement

FDC to the World Bank: Get Out of Dirty Energy and Pay Up Your Climate Debt | the Freedom from Debt Coalition


State of Fragmentation: The Philippines in Transition
     Reviewed by Marivic RAQUIZA

Song of the Babaylan: Living Voices, Medicines, Spiritualities of Philippine Ritualist-Oralist Healers by Grace Nono
     Reviewed by Raul NAVARRO

New Women in Colonial Korea by Hyaeweol Choi*
     Reviewed by Angelo ARRIOLA


Dead Season
      Caroline Sy HAU


      Isabel BANZON

Transitions: Four Haiku
      Temy RIVERA

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