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Angilee Shah

I am a blogger, reporter and editor who is fascinated by Asia and issues of globalization. Lucky for me, I was born in a generation that has Internet access, VOIP and budget airlines. My blog is at www.angileeshah.com.

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Latest posts by Angilee Shah

23 December 2012

Reddit Users Debate the Pricing Game Of The Cancer Drug Industry

When the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla announced last month that it would cut the cost of three drugs used to treat cancers – people around the world responded. Some of...

1 February 2011

USA: Japanese Civil Rights Icon Fred Korematsu Celebrated

Fred Korematsu, a Japanese-American who resisted placement in a World War II-era internment camp, and later fought in courts to have a Supreme Court conviction of "defiance" overturned, was remembered...

18 May 2009

Sri Lanka: Bloggers react to the death of the LTTE leader

The government of Sril Lanka announced via state media and SMS today (Monday, May 18, 2009) afternoon that the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Vellupillai Prabhakaran,...

24 April 2009

Sri Lanka: The Pros And Cons Of International Attention

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are holding on to to just a sliver of land in the north of Sri Lanka, but the United Nations is estimating that...

13 January 2009

Sri Lanka: Questions Surrounding Slain Journalist's Death Persist

Lasantha Wickrematunge, investigative journalist and editor of the Sunday Leader, was buried in a Colombo cemetery on Monday afternoon after being shot in broad daylight on his way to work...

12 September 2008

Singapore: New rule for cigarettes

Singapore Customs announced yesterday that they are taking extra strides against illegal cigarette smoking. Beginning Jan. 1, 2009, in addition to the graphic warning labels that already line the shelves...

10 September 2008

Singapore: The foreign workers moving in next door

When Singapore's government announced last week plans for new sites to house foreign workers, residents of a middle-class neighborhood were not happy. In a show of community activism, they submitted...

27 November 2007

Malaysia: Indians in Malaysia Demand Equal Rights

Malaysian Indians took to the street on Sunday to demand equal rights. Police used tear gas and water canon to break up the protests and to prevent the protesters from...

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