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Top five: Southeast Asian Games mascots

By: Southeast Asia Globe editorial - December 11, 2013

You’ve been chosen to host a prestigious international games event, spent a huge chunk of change building stadiums, lost hair over having enough hotel rooms and then you realise you’ve forgotten to design a mascot… 


The price is rice

By: Amanda Saxton - December 10, 2013

A world-first technology is turning tonnes of waste into biofuel and could transform the way the Kingdom approaches agriculture


Hip to be Squar

By: Bridget Di Certo - December 9, 2013

The launch of Myanmar’s first local-language social networking site is a sign of the digital times gripping the nation


A quiet struggle

By: Carlos Sardiña Galache - December 6, 2013

Myanmar’s LGBT community suffers abuse, stigma and the legacy of colonial and dictatorial rule. Slowly, however, it is mobilising and finding a voice


New Order

By: Dr Markus Karbaum - December 5, 2013

Values are changing in Cambodia, but does that indicate a significant urban-rural divide?


Uncharted waters

By: Christian Vits - December 4, 2013

Four Asean nations are negotiating hard to form a giant free trade zone in the Asia-Pacific region. Those choosing not to join in may regret their decision


War and Peace

By: Sacha Passi - December 3, 2013

Aung Min succeeded in the landmark task of securing an accord with the majority of Myanmar’s ethnic rebel groups, but a lasting truce remains elusive


In the hotseat

By: Daniel Besant - December 2, 2013

As Myanmar prepares to take the reins of Asean next month, what can be expected of its historic chairmanship?


Last woman standing

By: Southeast Asia Globe editorial - November 30, 2013

A handful of local people refuse to give in to mounting pressure from insurgents in Thailand’s deep south


Trending: November’s essential items for stylish living

By: Southeast Asia Globe editorial - November 28, 2013

Picture this. Be inspired by the the world without leaving your favourite armchair. A Map of the World: The World According to Illustrators and Storytellers is a whimsical collection of diverse and personal interpretations of places, landmarks and regions. The perfect coffee table-topper and conversation starter, the hardcover book is printed in vivid colour and [...]