The interior of Pladib, Bangkok's premier fusion restaurant in the capital's popular Ari neighbourhood

Where to brunch in Southeast Asia

From modern takes on Malaysia’s coffee spots to the latest in East-West fusion, we bring you our favourite brunch spots to kick-start your weekend

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Then-New Zealand Prime Minister John Key speaks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last year. Photo: EPA/PARKER SONG

Former New Zealand PM John Key on Trump, China and the TPP

John Key, who ended his term as New Zealand’s leader in December, gave an exclusive interview to Southeast Asia Globe during a visit to Phnom Penh this week, talking about the value of US leadership in Asia and what a resurrected Trans-Pacific Partnership could mean for the region

A photograph made available on 29 May 2014 shows Cambodian sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam (L) smiling during a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 20 February 2008. Photo:EPA/Mak Remissa
Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam?

In 2014, Newsweek published a devastating cover story alleging that the high-profile Cambodian anti-trafficking activist had created a web of lies to fund her valiant mission. Southeast Asia Globe investigates the story’s repercussions three years on

In 2014, Newsweek published a devastating cover story alleging that the high-profile Cambodian anti-trafficking activist had created a web of lies to …

The interior of Pladib, Bangkok's premier fusion restaurant in the capital's popular Ari neighbourhood
Where to brunch in Southeast Asia

From modern takes on Malaysia’s coffee spots to the latest in East-West fusion, we bring you our favourite brunch spots to kick-start your weekend

From modern takes on Malaysia’s coffee spots to the latest in East-West fusion, we bring you our favourite brunch spots to kick-start your weekend…

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

Photos of the month

Browse the best photography on Southeast Asia, hand picked by our editorial team

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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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