The rehabilitation of the Kingdom’s railways is essential to boosting regional economic ties, but the mammoth project needs to pick up speed
Some of the global talents on display at this year’s Angkor Photo Festival explore Southeast Asia’s past, while others frame a gratifying future
The most stylish minds in Southeast Asia are ensuring the region is represented on the world’s catwalks
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
Asean’s outgoing Secretary General Dr Surin Pitsuwan discusses the burning issues at the heart of a diverse region
With over 7,000 islands to choose from, Bohol manages to stand out in the crowd
Investment in two special economic zones have turned Japan into a major player in Myanmar almost overnight
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.
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
Jamie Fox, a 22-year-old who recently graduated from Bangor University with a degree in Music and English describes his working day after taking a job as a ‘human scarecrow’ in Norfolk, England.
Director Paul Thomas Anderson discusses his new movie. The master has been read as a thinly veiled biography of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, but Anderson has insisted this is not the case and the last thing he wanted to do was “make something provocative”.
A snip: “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Juliette Clovis is available for $2,280 Whether you are a young buck hoping for something to catch your eye, or a seasoned art buyer replete with cravat and mismatched blazer and trouser combo, the Affordable Art Fair Singapore has something to tempt everyone. Running from November 15-18 [...]