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Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes
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Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

Jun 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,760 Views 7 Comments

Social media hoaxes, including doctored images and fake videos, have contributed to bloodshed in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, writes Barry Dunning.

Friday 1 February, 2019

Simply refusing a straw with your cocktail isn't going to do much to reduce the world's plastic consumption
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Simply refusing a straw with your cocktail isn't going to do much to reduce the world's plastic consumption

Feb 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 17,181 Views 48 Comments

A ban on single-use plastics in Ireland won’t make a dent in ocean plastic pollution, while just five developing nations are the source of most of the pollution, writes Barry Dunning.

Friday 19 October, 2018

Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'
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Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'

Oct 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,199 Views 64 Comments

Barry Dunning lives in Indonesia and has seen how much of a role religion plays in people’s lives in Asia.