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Banking on change

Gender inequality stifling Cambodian women in finance sector

By: Janelle Retka - August 9, 2018

Cambodian women are traditionally charged with overseeing their families’ finances once the paycheque comes home. But while this skillset remains an essential part of Cambodia’s economy, what more can the financial sector do to take advantage of this home-grown expertise?

 
Chin tribes

Myanmar’s tattooed women: an artist’s interpretation

By: Thomas Brent - August 9, 2018

In northwestern Myanmar, the indigenous Chin people have a unique tradition of tattooing the women’s faces. In 2012, Belgian artist Christian Develter travelled to the region to meet these women, which served as an inspiration for his series Chin Urban & Tribal. He discusses his experience of living with the tribes, and his thoughts on

 
Augmented reality

Why AR technology could be a game changer in bomb disposal methods

By: Robin Spiess - August 7, 2018

Bomb disposal is perhaps the most difficult job in the world; one wrong move, and it’s over. But one organisation may have a way to make it that much easier. Golden West, operating out of Cambodia, is using the latest augmented reality technology to help in the demining effort

 
Animal rights

Thailand’s strays: saving the street dogs

By: Micaela Marini Higgs - August 7, 2018

When Thai authorities poisoned dogs at a temple while battling a rabies outbreak, it raised the ire of animal welfare groups – which are leading efforts to find humane solutions and bring the stray dogs in off the streets

 
Sponsored

AccorHotels wins Sustainable Business Award Singapore

August 6, 2018

AccorHotels has won the Sustainable Business Award in recognition of the Group’s policy on responsibility and ethics. The prestigious accolade was presented in the presence of Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Masagos Zulkifli

 
George Town Festival

Photo project examines how food challenges the notion of poverty

By: Cristyn Lloyd - August 3, 2018

Since 2010, photographer Stefen Chow and his economist partner Lin Huiyi have been challenging perceptions of what it means to be poor across the globe. Their award-winning project The Poverty Line, which will exhibit at this month’s George Town Festival in Malaysia, compares 29 countries through photographs of the food choices available to those living