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Mekong mission: Impossible

By: Jennifer Meszaros - March 7, 2014

After last year’s fatal Lao Airlines crash, a hastily assembled local dive team was scrambled. Their story is a remarkable feat of human endurance and teamwork

 

Point of no return

By: Margaux Schreurs - March 6, 2014

Young Vietnamese are flocking abroad to study, often leaving their homeland for good. With their acquired skills and knowledge the economy could reach new heights

 

Take it to the bank

By: Amanda Saxton and Joana Tacken - March 5, 2014

In a region where wealth equals status, there’s a world of difference in the approaches people take to stashing their cash

 

The state of the city

By: Kristen Han - March 5, 2014

Many of Singapore’s poorest citizens must suffer in silence due to the absence of an official poverty line and meagre government support

 

Sex and the Lion City

By: Joel Cooper - March 4, 2014

Singapore’s image may be squeaky-clean, but its dimly lit back streets swallow up countless girls who are trafficked into the country and exploited

 

Lights, camera, Puttnam

By: Daniel Besant - March 3, 2014

David Puttnam, producer of award-winning films such as The Killing Fields, and latterly a trade envoy for the UK prime minister, talks movies and sweating in a tweed suit

 

That’s the spirit

By: Christian Vits - March 2, 2014

As Southeast Asia’s fast-expanding economies produce a growing middle class thirsty for high-end alcohol, Pernod Ricard’s deputy CEO Alexandre Ricard and regional managing director Paul-Robert Bouhier look this way

 

Minimum maximum

By: Daniel Besant - March 1, 2014

Recent violence in Cambodia linked to protests over wage levels underlines the struggle between workers, governments and business owners

 

Gimme shelter

By: Eric San Juan - February 28, 2014

Plans for a purpose-built hamlet envision opportunity, equality and recognition for the little people of the Philippines

 

Treasured islands

By: Daniel Otis - February 27, 2014

Beauty and a burly sea captain await passengers sailing Cambodia’s Koh Rong archipelago