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After the storm

By: Denise Hruby - March 26, 2014

Cambodia’s health system struggles to cope with a high incidence of mental disorders – a festering legacy of the Khmer Rouge regime


She’s got the moves

By: Jemma Galvin - March 24, 2014

Meas Soksophea hopes to elevate Cambodian music to the international stage by fusing an appreciation of the past with the possibilities of the future


A fighting chance

By: Sacha Passi - March 24, 2014

Miriam Coronel-Ferrer has brought Manila one step closer to sustainable peace with the Philippines’ most notorious Muslim rebels


Seeing red

By: Jemma Galvin - March 21, 2014

Eager collectors and rabid critics ate up Art Stage Singapore 2014, bolstering the city-state’s presence on the global art radar


Battle for lashes

By: Michael Eko Hardianto - March 20, 2014

The price of Western beauty may be too high for the 100,000 workers who toil in central Java’s lucrative false-eyelash industry


Object of desire: Safe and well

By: Jemma Galvin - March 18, 2014

Döttling’s Colosimo found fame as the smallest high-security safe in the world. But it took its name from something – rather someone – quite large. Giacomo ‘Big Jim’ Colosimo was a flashy Italian-American gangster from the early 1900s who was a legend of Chicago’s criminal underbelly. With a penchant for gambling and loose women, Big


Ripple effect

By: Christian Vits - March 17, 2014

The tightening of the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy will confront Asean member states with tougher financing conditions and lower capital inflows, putting growth prospects at risk


The past is a foreign country

By: Daniel Besant - March 14, 2014

Longing for the Past: The 78rpm Era in Southeast Asia, a recently released four-disc box set, provides a fascinating insight into music nearly forgotten