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Cambodian spa and hospitality trailblazer Soann Kann in front of his latest acquisition, an oil and acrylic on canvas by the artist Channy Chhoeun
Breaking bread with Soann Kann, Siem Reap’s self-made hospitality hero

Over a feast of classical Cambodian countryside dishes in his tropical villa, Cambodian entrepreneur Soann Kann discusses taking risks, the value of professional experience and why he ditched his family-oriented business model

Over a feast of classical Cambodian countryside dishes in his tropical villa, Cambodian entrepreneur Soann Kann discusses taking risks, the value of p…

Revolutionary Past” by Leslie de Chavez (top); Vasan Sithiket’s “I Love Thai Culture”. Photo supplied
Should private collectors be allowed to dominate Southeast Asia’s art scene?

As art in the region becomes more and more valuable, private collectors are beginning to take over the region’s art scene. While they are providing valuable financial support to a struggling industry, many worry that art is falling prey to the desires of the rich and powerful

As art in the region becomes more and more valuable, private collectors are beginning to take over the region’s art scene. While they are provid…

The lobby at Hotel Muse
Jet Set: Hotel Muse

Classic style and sumptuous drinking and dining options help this spot in the Lumpini area stake a claim as one of Bangkok’s coolest hotels

The swimming pool at Swissotel The Stamford
Jet set: Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore

With 1,261 rooms set over 73 floors, Swissotel The Stamford is a true giant of Singapore’s hospitality industry. From Michelin-starred dining options to rooms with sweeping views of the city-state, the hotel delivers classic luxury in the heart of the business district

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Mahouts take part in an elephant fighting demonstration during Thailand's national elephant day celebration in the ancient city of Ayutthaya on 13 March. For centuries, elephants used to carry warriors from the former Kingdom of Siam into battle.
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