“Have I become stateless?”

“Have I become stateless?”

The latest part of a Southeast Asia Globe series that shines a light on the region’s finest poetry – this month verse from Myanmar

On a wind and a prayer

On a wind and a prayer

As part of his modern re-telling of Sindbad the Sailor, photographer Beat Presser joined crews aboard the traditional pinisi cargo boats of the Indonesian archipelago

EMERGING VOICES AWARDS ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM SOUTHEAST ASIAN ARTISTS

EMERGING VOICES AWARDS ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM SOUTHEAST ASIAN ARTISTS

The Emerging Voices Awards strive to give Southeast Asian film makers a voice

Gaining traction

Gaining traction

With pickup truck demand rising across the region, Matt Bradley, president of Ford Asean, believes the company is on the fast track to success

Big names feature on Festival of Media’s agenda

Big names feature on Festival of Media’s agenda

Speakers from Huawei, Facebook, Diagio and Google feature on Festival of Media Asia Pacific’s 2015 agenda

In all shapes

In all shapes

Lavi Lev, senior vice-president of Ultra Clean Holdings in Asia, discusses the region’s burgeoning 3D-printing industry and the plans that could revolutionise the sector


Pitch perfect

Pitch perfect

A night in a plush tented camp next to one of Cambodia’s most enigmatic temples renders ‘glamping’ an appropriate portmanteau

A luxury manifesto

A luxury manifesto

There is nothing egalitarian about a stay in the Settha Palace hotel, the standout property in the capital of nominally communist Laos


The preservation of memory

The preservation of memory

Award-winning filmmaker Rithy Panh has dedicated his life and work to ensuring that Cambodia’s struggles are never forgotten


Region’s rivers in peril

Region’s rivers in peril

Environmental NGO International Rivers has released a comprehensive, easy-to-understand database on how dams affect rivers

Hard times for soft shells

Hard times for soft shells

Hunted for their meat or sold on to Vietnam, giant turtles cling to existence in the north of Cambodia


The wood for the trees

The wood for the trees

Despite community efforts to combat illegal logging, Cambodia’s forests continue to be pillaged at an alarming rate, while the government’s promises are frequently exposed as empty


The punisher’s paradise

The punisher’s paradise

Contrary to type, one city in the southern Philippines is known for its clean environs, low crime rates and roguish mayor. But some question whether the ends justify the means 

Farewell to arms

Farewell to arms

For more than four decades, sections of the Hmong community have been in conflict with the Lao government, but is the resistance all but over?


Fighting gender-based violence with technology

Fighting gender-based violence with technology

Asia Foundation of Cambodia launches VXW Award to recognise three young Cambodian women’s efforts to promote gender equality in the Kingdom


Degrees of difficulty

Degrees of difficulty

Problems with student visas are transforming Malaysia from an attractive education hub to a foreign student’s worst nightmare

It’s business time in phnom penh

It’s business time in phnom penh

At  Zaman University we recognise that Cambodia’s business sector is in need of qualified employees. Our aim is to fill this gap and help Cambodia develop faster with a qualified workforce. A university providing quality education is not enough without good, hardworking learners. We all know that universities are places where students act more responsibly and […]


Dover Court: one to watch

Dover Court: one to watch

Dover Court School in Singapore recently became part of Nord Anglia Education – the world’s leading premium schools organisation. Nord Anglia educates more than 20,000 students across 14 countries including major global cities such as Hong Kong, Dubai and New York. One in five Nord Anglia Education students subsequently goes to one of the world’s […]


The big haze

The region’s annual shroud of hazardous smog will continue to thicken until consumers start shopping smart

When the whistle blows

Bending the rules to serve its interests, Cambodia’s ruling party is unlikely to lose the political game


March editorial: Southeast Asia’s enforced disappearances

Southeast Asia’s relationship with the dark arts of involuntary disappearance dates back decades