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Asean’s morality play

By: Nina Somera - November 14, 2012

This month, the bloc’s human rights declaration has the opportunity to revise a legal grey area often used to limit the freedom of its citizens


Chugging along

By: Mark Andrews - November 14, 2012

The rehabilitation of the Kingdom’s railways is essential to boosting regional economic ties, but the mammoth project needs to pick up speed


Fashion designers

By: Southeast Asia Globe - November 12, 2012

The most stylish minds in Southeast Asia are ensuring the region is represented on the world’s catwalks


Inside the box

By: Southeast Asia Globe - November 12, 2012

  Timothy Oulton’s transforming travel trunk is really going places. Inspired by the gleaming cones and fuselages of mid-20th century aircraft, the Blackhawk Secretary Trunk from Restoration Hardware lets itinerant professionals fit an entire study in a wheeled case. Boasting drawers, shelves and a desk, this $4,295 solid hardwood trunk is clad in a patchwork of


State of the Union

By: Southeast Asia Globe - November 12, 2012

Asean’s outgoing Secretary General Dr Surin Pitsuwan discusses the burning issues at the heart of a diverse region


Natural wonder

By: Southeast Asia Globe - November 11, 2012

With over 7,000 islands to choose from, Bohol manages to stand out in the crowd


Emerald plain

By: Southeast Asia Globe - November 10, 2012

Investment in two special economic zones have turned Japan into a major player in Myanmar almost overnight


Largest ‘madison dance’

By: Southeast Asia Globe - November 9, 2012

929: The number of participants that took part in a new Guinness World Record for the largest ‘madison dance’. The mass line-dance was organised in Phnom Penh’s Wat Botum park by Loy9, a multimedia show broadcast in Cambodia.


Little balls, big talent

By: Southeast Asia Globe - November 9, 2012

This month, the world’s very best footballers who aren’t quite good enough at football will clash in Bangkok. Of course, futsal is actually a vastly different game and its prime exponents are tremendously skilled athletes, but its global popularity would suggest that many still view it as ‘mini football’. Nonetheless, the Fifa Futsal World Cup