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Gibbon gabber

By: Charlie Lancaster - May 13, 2012

Ben Rawson is a primatologist with Conservation International and has worked with gibbons for more than ten years


Minimum wage policy Thailand

By: Southeast Asia Globe - May 6, 2012

86.7%: A survey by Abac poll, a business research centre within the Assumption University of Bangkok, shows 86.7% of Thai small and medium enterprises have been affected by the new 300 baht ($9.75) daily minimum wage policy. The measure is expected to have a minor impact on larger companies. According to human resources firm Manpower


Gone baby gone

By: Raquel Miguel - May 5, 2012

A new monitoring system aims to make the mix-up, or theft, of newborns a thing of the past


In Brief: Malnutrition in Vietnam

By: Southeast Asia Globe - May 4, 2012

Almost a third of Vietnamese pre-school children are malnourished, according to a study by the National Institute of Nutrition. Stunted growth and increasing rates of obesity in urban areas are among other problems afflicting the nation’s young.    


May: photos of the month

By: Southeast Asia Globe - May 4, 2012

Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP. Beating the odds. About 300 injured pitbulls rescued from a South Korean-run online dog-fighting racket are chained to steel barrels used as their temporary shelters while the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (Paws) prepares to handle them. Photo: Noel Celis/AFP. War paint: The United States seal is covered with paint after students vandalised [...]


The price is rice

By: Southeast Asia Globe - May 1, 2012

Cambodia is in talks with the Philippines to enter the island country’s rice suppliers list, according to a Filipino agriculture official. The Philippines is already a massive importer of Thai and Vietnamese rice. The agreement may include a counter trade deal as well as cooperation for the development of Cambodia’s agricultural sector through technical services


Joyeux Anniversaire

By: Charlie Lancaster - March 30, 2012

An Interview with Olivier Planchon, director of the Institut Français. The French cultural centre is celebrating its 20th anniversary of operations in Cambodia this year What events have you got lined up to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Institut Français? Many throughout the year, with a special focus this month. On April 6, we’ll


Stand by me

By: Laura J. Snook - January 11, 2012

Sino-Cambodian relations have moved beyond an innocent courtship “We will be back.” It was with these immortal words that, on March 25 1970, Chinese Ambassador Kang Maozhao boarded a Swiss Air flight to escape the US-backed Lon Nol regime that had seized Phnom Penh. His comment was to prove rather prescient: four decades later, China