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‘Dow Punpiputt’ posts

Livelihoods and recovery—the missing piece in Merapi

Friday, November 12th, 2010 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

7 November 2010 Palm trees standing tall with their leaves drooping down like closed umbrellas. Plantations, trees and bushes squashed to the ground with the weight of acid rain combined with ash, rocks and dirt. Roads interrupted ...

International Women’s Day: Poor women in Southeast Asia still suffer from the impact of global economic crisis

Monday, March 8th, 2010 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

World Food Day: Typhoon Ketsana destroys Cambodia’s rice harvest

Monday, October 19th, 2009 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

This entry was posted on Oxfam's News Blog on October 16th, 2009 at 11:22 am Typhoon Ketsana made this year’s annual flood in Cambodia so much more intense that hectares of rice have been destroyed. Oxfam’s Dow Punpiputt reports. This is my first ...

“Be The Change”, High-school Students Spearhead Campaign on Climate Change

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

Clipping from Suave Magazine

A special feature story coverage of Oxfam work in Papua

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

A special feature story about how Arabica coffee cultivation can be a way out of poverty for people in Papua, Indonesia, covered by Tempo - the biggest national magazine in Indonesia.

British envoy warns fighting in Philippines might hamper aid work

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

Source: dpa  Manila - Protracted clashes between government troops and Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines could lead to a pullout of foreign development projects in the strife-torn region, Britain's ambassador said Tuesday. Peter Beckingham said he was worried the hostilities between ...

Compulsory licensing will continue, says minister

Friday, August 15th, 2008 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

Public Health Minister Chavarat Charnvirakul has confirmed he will resist lobbying by international pharmaceutical companies for an end to compulsory licensing of life-saving patented medications. He was responding to reports that pharmaceutical giant Sanofi-Aventis was lobbying Thai authorities to dump cheap ...

Pharma-giant snub

Friday, August 15th, 2008 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

CHEAP MEDICINES :Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi-Aventis is lobbying Thai authorities to dump the cheap anti-clotting and breast and lung cancer medicines purchased under compulsory licensing and buy its products instead. The chairman of the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation, Wichai Chokewiwat, said the company ...