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Marine life

International Year of the Reef highlights region’s fight to save coral

By: Uffe Wilken - June 8, 2018

2018 has been designated as the International Year of the Reef – the third within the past 20 years. While old challenges still prevail, new challenges have emerged. Petch Manopawitr, deputy of the Southeast Asian branch of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), describes the potential impact of the Year of the Reef

 
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Educating our children to be future-ready

June 5, 2018

Traditionally, students are taught to achieve good grades and graduate with credentials. However, in a rapidly changing world, the ability for an individual to embrace change, adapt and reinvent the wheel is far more essential in navigating the future. How can we prepare our children for the future, based on what we know about education

 
Contemporary dance

‘Should I Kill Myself or Have a Cup of Coffee?’

By: Cristyn Lloyd - June 5, 2018

Kicking off  this month in Singapore is the M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival featuring DiverCity, a platform supporting the burgeoning local dance community. Singaporean contemporary dancer and choreographer Chiew Peishan is co-creating a bleakly named piece “Should I Kill Myself or Have a Cup of Coffee?” for the festival, inspired by Albert Camus’ theory of

 
Media

‘We’re going to be blind’: how Cambodia defeated its free press

By: Paul Millar, Tom O'Connell, Janelle Retka - June 4, 2018

Critics and human rights groups decry the end of an era of press freedom in Cambodia as the nation’s last independent newspaper is sold to the owner of a Malaysian “covert PR” firm, leaving Cambodians who once relied on a free press worrying that they’re now “going to be blind”

 
Women in Gastronomy

Meet the chef aiming to put Filipino cuisine on the map

June 1, 2018

Once named Asia’s Best Female Chef, prolific restaurateur Margarita Forés is determined to prove that Filipino cuisine deserves all the plaudits usually reserved for its regional neighbours such as Thailand and Vietnam. Southeast Asia Globe caught up with her at this year’s inaugural Women in Gastronomy forum in Bangkok, where she shared her passion for