Several Southeast Asian countries have this year been heavily impacted by natural disasters, and according to recent reports, the onslaught of extreme weather in the region is expected to continue for the foreseeable future
Domestic holiday travel for Cambodians is often group-orientated – but that comes with the struggle of finding a car park and space for the whole crew to sleep. The new hotel booking service Bayonia.com, with 5,000 subscribers and a goal of 10,000 by the end of the year, wants to make travel seamless. A year
As Asia’s Leading Education Expo, Learning & Teaching Expo (LTE) equips education professionals to keep pace with the global development of education. This year, LTE will take place again in Hong Kong from 12 to 14 December 2018, bringing together worldwide educators and school leaders to exchange ideas along latest educational trends and practices, as
An ambitious Japanese entrepreneur is developing a master-planned community for 100,000 residents in a Cambodian forest three hours from the capital. His vision is off to an apparently strong start, with an eco-resort, a tech campus and free scholarships for Cambodian students. Will his 20-year plan become Southeast Asia’s answer to Silicon Valley?
Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim hits the campaign trail, journalists from Eleven Media group in Myanmar are arrested for an article criticising the Yangon Regional Government, and Asean leaders meet on the side of the annual IMF-World Bank meeting in Indonesia.
Industry insider Marco Kalinna, managing director of Cosmos Services, a garment trade supplier in Phnom Penh, and board member of the German Business Group in Cambodia, speaks with Southeast Asia Globe about the European Union’s review and possible retraction of its Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement with Cambodia
Singaporean filmmaker Eric Khoo, took time out to talk with Southeast Asia Globe about the genre and the lineup of scares for the event he founded, Scream Asia Film Festival 2018, which includes master classes with Indonesian director Joko Anwar (Satan’s Slaves) and South Korean director Yeon Sang-ho (Train to Busan).
As the world increasingly opens up to renewable energy, Southeast Asia Globe speaks to Olivier Duguet, CEO and co-founder of the Blue Circle, a renewable independent power producer based in Southeast Asia, to find out more about the region’s future energy path. The company has already begun work on a wind farm in Ninh Thuan
In Malaysia, the Ombak Potehi group is giving traditional Hokkien puppet theatre a new lease on life
Malaysia could see the abolishment of the death penalty within weeks, as officials announce plans for a new bill that will put an end to state-sanctioned executions
Vietnam performed the best of 151 countries in a study that assessed quality of life versus environmental sustainability. But researchers tell Southeast Asia Globe that, despite its achievements, the best-performing nation on the list still fails to meet the sustainability demands of an increasingly dire ecological outlook
Indonesia’s Octagon Studio is driving innovations in virtual education with apps that allow users to learn by exploring and interacting with immersive environments