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To our readers: As the COVID-19 emergency unfolds around the globe, the health and safety of the communities where we work is our top priority. As we protect and care for one another, we are working hard with our partners, grantees, and staff to continue the Foundation’s important programs in Asia. We will also continue to bring you InAsia during this challenging time, knowing that readers may be more interested than ever in news of our world. 

New Rules Right a Wrong in the Philippines

New Rules Right a Wrong in the Philippines

Shelter is a fundamental human right, but the Philippines has a shortage of affordable housing that will reach 6.8 million units by 2022. Now, a new set of rules for rent subsidies, championed by The Asia Foundation’s Coalitions for Change, promises to make decent housing affordable for poor families.

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Personal Profile: From Guns to Dialogue in Nepal

Personal Profile: From Guns to Dialogue in Nepal

Tripani Baijali was in the ninth grade when her friends began to disappear into the custody of police looking for Maoists. Eventually she had to flee for her life, joining the Maoists for her own safety. Today, this former combat leader is a dialogue facilitator for The Asia Foundation.

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