One of the region’s longest-running and most intractable conflicts continues to smoulder in Thailand’s deep south. The new military government has promised peace, but one of its first moves was handing out military-grade weapons to locals
Will a new region-wide convention and regional integration, both slated for next year, succeed where past efforts have failed and quash human trafficking?
Southeast Asia’s biggest natural disaster in modern history provided a nation and a region with a lesson they never expected to learn. Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, how much has changed?
There is a new gang running things in Indonesia. One of its more notable members is Retno Marsudi – the country’s first female foreign minister
The latest Corruption Perceptions Index has just been released by Transparency International and its findings in Southeast Asia have a wearily familiar ring
This month marks 30 years since Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen took control of the country. His reign as the world’s longest serving leader has been marked by success and progress, fear and corruption. And it’s not over yet…
Cambodia’s garment workers recently scored a pay rise. Reactions to this decision are mixed
A lack of understanding of transgender issues means that hundreds of women are presented with scant employment opportunities and often turn to sex work to make ends meet
Acclaimed French film maker Régis Wargnier, director of the Golden Globe and Academy Award winning Indochine and the soon-to-be-released The Gate (Fr. Le Temps des Aveux) talks to Southeast Asia Globe
George Town’s E&O hotel laid the foundations for luxury hotels in the region and remains a role model today
It really should be a jewel in Thailand’s tourism crown, yet Sukhothai’s beguiling ruins see relatively few visitors – providing excellent opportunities for hassle-free temple forays
Singapore-based TWG Tea has grown to become one of the region’s most recognisable luxury brands. Maranda Barnes, the company’s director of business development and communications, has been there since the beginning