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Culture & Life

Taste test
April 25, 2014

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

Metropolitan life
April 24, 2014

Metropolitan life

From compact homes to urban agriculture, making the most of space in Southeast Asia’s cities is paramount for the region’s designers and architects

Taste invasions
April 11, 2014

Taste invasions

The chefs behind some of Southeast Asia’s most celebrated restaurants chew over the foodie trends emerging in the region

Business

Who’s afraid of the big green monster?
April 23, 2014

Who’s afraid of the big green monster?

While some in Vietnam are still oblivious to the benefits of green architecture, others are working at realising its full potential

Ken Yeang: World class “eco-architect”
April 23, 2014

Ken Yeang: World class “eco-architect”

Malaysia-based Ken Yeang, named by the Guardian as “one of the 50 people who could save the planet”, talks about ecology’s role in green architecture. His award-winning portfolio includes Singapore’s National Library and Solaris Tower.

Betting on the house
April 22, 2014

Betting on the house

Strong economic growth and a supply of cheap money is likely to drive Southeast Asia’s property markets this year, even as risks loom

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

Under the big top

Under the big top

Siem Reap’s circus with a conscience brings all the thrills of the three-ring to Cambodia

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

Trapped by change

Trapped by change

The impending Don Sahong dam has the potential to cause environmental catastrophe and destroy the livelihoods of the area’s daredevil fishermen

Digging for gold: striking resistance

Digging for gold: striking resistance

Contamination from a gold mine has affected the health and livelihoods of a rural community in northeastern Thailand. Now the villagers are fighting back

Art is life

Art is life

Street artists are colouring the streets of George Town, breathing new life into the city’s heritage quarter

After the storm

After the storm

Cambodia’s health system struggles to cope with a high incidence of mental disorders – a festering legacy of the Khmer Rouge regime

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