From killing fields to killer roads: Since 2005, the number of deaths has doubled on Cambodian roads, yet the problem remains largely ignored
Peculiar: Phallostetus cuulong, a species of fish recently discovered in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, is raising eyebrows for its unique features. The fish is part of a larger family, distinguished by the fact that their penises are on their heads.
Papua New Guinea, where colour and clans thrive
Indonesia has designs on becoming the world’s Islamic fashion capital by 2020
Seaweed’s surge in popularity across the world spells good news for a farming community on an island off Bali. Photographer Putu Sayoga captures their story
Experts warn the world is entering an era of permanent food crisis that will hit the poor hardest and spark social unrest. Ill-prepared and exposed to the elements, Southeast Asia remains particularly vulnerable
Myanmar is making its first moves towards being integrated into the global financial system after MasterCard issued the country’s Co-Operative Bank a license. The US company has become the first payments operator to make such a move in the formerly reclusive state. Co-Operative Bank has the largest number of ATMs in Myanmar and the agreement
Malaysia stands to gain as Russia increasingly seeks to bolster economic and diplomatic ties with Southeast Asia
Despite the Cambodian government feeling threatened by a ‘secessionist’ movement, observers say the leadership has no revolution to fear
Embracing the power to strike
Former hell’s angel turned preacher Todd Bentley discusses his unique healing methods. The tattooed leader of Fresh Fire Ministries in Florida said that the “holy spirit” told him to kick an elderly woman in the face. He also claims to have cured a man of cancer by punching him in the chest.
Hardened knuckles make for battered faces when competitors step into a pradal serey ring. Daniel Otis and photographer Michael Klinkhamer capture their story