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Green School

Community-based learning: the unique methods of a Balinese jungle school

By: Amanda Kaufmann - October 25, 2018

Ten years ago, educators seeking to create the ideal learning environment opened a student-centred school in the jungle with no walls and no boundaries as to what could be learned. Today, Green School celebrates its journey and looks to share its nature and community-based practices with teachers around the world

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Eliza Vitri Handayani: “my only outlet was writing”

By: Lily Hess - October 24, 2018

Today marks the opening of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, bringing together writers, journalists, artists and other creatives. Southeast Asia Globe speaks to  Indonesian writer Eliza Vitri Handayani, an invited speaker and author of 2015’s From Now On Everything Will Be Different. She is also the founder of House of the Unsilenced, an art

The Future of Energy

Comin Asia: ‘solar systems have the potential to be highly financially attractive’

By: Robin Spiess - October 24, 2018

Comin Khmere, the Cambodian arm of international solutions provider Comin Asia, has enjoyed booming business in the Kingdom by installing large-scale solar projects for clients across the country. Southeast Asia Globe spoke to Comin Asia’s regional operations director Michael Freeman to discuss the business end of the company’s renewable energy projects

Environmental protection

Thailand’s marine biologist on a mission to save Koh Samui’s coral reefs

By: Janelle Retka - October 23, 2018

In a region where so much of life and livelihood relies on a healthy coastline, the efforts of marine biologists to protect, preserve and educate are especially needed. Thepsuda Loyjiw uses her position as a corporate social responsibility (CSR) manager at Banyan Tree resort in Koh Samui, Thailand, to introduce tourists and locals to the


Transforming lives by helping students realise their full potential

October 22, 2018

In a short span of time, Kirirom Institute of Technology has already transformed the lives of students and helped them forge a path for their future. With the hope of developing their graduates into global leaders, the institute guarantees 100% job placement – and, with its partnerships with Japanese companies, it provides overseas opportunities for

Photos of the week

In pictures: the anniversaries of two monarchs’ deaths, Zahid on trial and Boracay Island’s revival

October 19, 2018

This week, people came out to mourn the anniversary of the death of the popular late Thai King Bhumibol, while in Cambodia ceremonies commemorated the death of the late King Norodom Sihanouk. The leader of the Malaysian party UMNO stands trial for corruption offenses, and the Philippines’ Boracay Island is reopening for tourists