Greener pastures

Greener pastures

The Viceroy Bali does sensual privacy and tropical romance unlike anywhere else 

Angkor Photo Festival 2014

Angkor Photo Festival 2014

Photographic talent from across the region and beyond will be assembling at the end of November in Siem Reap, Cambodia for the 10th annual Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops. The full programme has just been announced

Bring up the bodies

Bring up the bodies

Decades of expertise and exquisite attention to detail are the hallmarks of the Chiang Mai Doll Making Centre and Museum, which is also home to the region’s largest and most diverse doll collection

Rising from the ashes

Rising from the ashes

Following unprecedented back-to-back disasters that rocked the world, Malaysia Airlines is facing up to drastic restructuring in its fight for survival

From zero to hero

From zero to hero

Cambodian businesses are using their emerging-market expertise to exploit opportunities in neighbouring markets

Trading places

Trading places

E-commerce is becoming a major player in the region’s economic playground, but Cambodia has a long way to go before it is ready to compete with the big boys


Jump right in: Ratanakiri

Jump right in: Ratanakiri

From Discover Magazine: Volcanic lakes, crashing waterfalls and ethnic communities await travellers that venture to the wilds of Ratanakiri

Taste test

Taste test

From Discover Magazine: Why let Cambodia’s professional chefs have all the fun? Khmer cooking classes provide great insights into an undervalued cuisine


Sent from the heavens

Sent from the heavens

From Discover Magazine: For centuries, the delights of Cambodia’s celestial Apsara dancers were a treat reserved for royalty and the gods. Nowadays, mere mortals have been granted the opportunity to savour this feast for the senses


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


Fever pitch

Fever pitch

Lured to Cambodia with the promise of professional contracts and lucrative wages, many talented Nigerian footballers are left penniless and desperate by shadowy agents and ruthless clubs

With bated breath

With bated breath

Just as real progress was being made, Cambodia is experiencing a tuberculosis funding gap at precisely the wrong time


The power of the flower

The power of the flower

The T’ang National Liberation Army declared a war on opium in 2012, but the Shan State militia must tread lightly, as addiction and loss of income could spell ruin for the area’s people


Students on the up in the Land Down Under

Students on the up in the Land Down Under

Advertorial: In Australia, the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs is nurturing the leaders of tomorrow

How Myanmar’s young women can get ahead

How Myanmar’s young women can get ahead

Myanmar has made steps towards reforming its education system, but there’s a long road to travel before the country can catch up with the rest of Asia, particularly for women and girls.


‘A’ is for effort

‘A’ is for effort

Literacy and enrolment rates have improved, but Asean now faces a tougher challenge – developing quality education


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