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Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.

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‘Slum Imaginaries and Spatial Justice in Philippine Cinema’ by Katrina Macapagal

  • Laurence Marvin S. Castillo,

This compelling book examines the depiction of the slums in recent Philippine urban cinema and aims to show slum inhabitants in Manila stake their ‘right to the city’.

How can remittances in rural areas have the biggest impact? A study from the Philippines

  • Dr Jeremaiah M. Opiniano,

Remittances are particularly important in the case of the Philippines. How can they have the most positive outcomes?

INTRODUCTION: Transnationalism, diaspora and the migration-development nexus in Asia and Australia

  • Professor Andrew Rosser and Associate Professor Yan Tan,

The impacts of transnational linkages and diaspora are huge and include trade and investment, livelihoods for poor people, and migrant workers’ rights.

How Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ is being significantly opposed within the Philippines

  • David Lozada,

A great deal of attention has been given to international opposition to the ‘war on drugs’, but domestic opposition has also had an impact.