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‘Information heroes’ honoured

By: Southeast Asia Globe Editorial - April 30, 2014

Ahead of World Press Freedom Day 2014 (3 May), international NGO Reporters Without Borders has published a list of profiles of “100 information heroes” that includes nine journalists from Southeast Asia

 

Live and let dive

By: Jemma Galvin - April 30, 2014

Our Object of Desire this month is the Scubacraft SC6, an undersea craft capable of carrying six people and their equipment

 

The big smoke

By: Joana Marie Tacken and Jemma Galvin - April 29, 2014

As Southeast Asia’s urban populations boom, city authorities are faced with daunting to-do lists

 

Taste test

By: Daniel Otis - April 25, 2014

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

 

More than a woman

By: Putu Sayoga - April 25, 2014

In a country fraught with intolerant views towards LGBT individuals, the drag queens of Seminyak offer some light-hearted relief

 

Metropolitan life

By: Jemma Galvin - April 24, 2014

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

 

Ken Yeang: World class “eco-architect”

April 23, 2014

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

By: Christian Vits - April 22, 2014

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

 

The beach buys

By: Sooruj Gupta - April 21, 2014

As the Philippines enjoys impressive economic growth, the country’s most popular beach destination could offer investors a real estate bounty

 

Sent from the heavens

By: Daniel Otis - April 17, 2014

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