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Iris Gonzales

Iris Gonzales is a Manila-based journalist, writing economic, development and humanitarian stories. At present, she covers the energy sector for The Philippine Star and is a regular blogger for the London-based New Internationalist. Iris is also the co-author of Inside the Lion’s Den, a reportage book about the Bureau of Customs and the problem of rampant smuggling in the country. She is also a coffee and Scotch drinker, a barefoot traveler and a collector of memories.