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As Trump focuses on North Korea, a fast-growing country slips toward China
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:12

On a Saturday this past fall, hundreds of people were waiting in an hourlong line to climb the staircases of Angkor Wat. Legend has it that if you asc...

Indonesia’s edible alternative to plastic packaging
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:13

An Indonesian startup keen to fight plastic waste has created eco-friendly, zero-waste packaging with a twist – it’s made of seaweed and you can e...

Alastair Dutton: Wee Box that can help bring about big change for Cambodia's poor
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:11

Cambodia is one of the world's fastest growing tourist destinations with more than five million visitors - almost the entire population of Scotlan...

Exiled Cambodian leader Sam Rainsy calls on Canberra to challenge dictator Hun Sen
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:11

He says Australia can do much more - like the US and EU - to push for democracy to be restored to his country. Veteran Cambodian opposition leader Sam...

Hun Sen's Cambodia slides even further into dictatorship
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:18

Cambodia's ruling party has drawn-up a five-year plan that critics say will entrench the dictatorship of strongman Hun Sen through intimidation, h...

In the war on ‘fake news’, the first casualty is truth
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:13

Spurred by Donald Trump’s example, regional leaders are using the accusation of ‘fake news’ to silence critics US President Donald Trump (L) and...

Critics in Malaysia accuse government of ‘gerrymandering’
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:13

Proposals to change certain constituency boundaries in Malaysia before this year’s general election have come under fire Malaysian Prime Minister Na...

Lunar New Year celebrations shine a light on record number of Vietnamese tourists
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:19

New data on Vietnam’s record outbound tourism numbers points to blossoming middle class The busy second terminal at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International ...

Briton speaks out after 'Cambodia pornography' ordeal
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:27

One of five Britons accused of "producing pornographic pictures" at a Cambodian pool party said the gathering was "like every other day" in the holida...

Protests in Bangkok as activists demand election this year
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:13

Hundreds of protesters take to the streets in Bangkok to demand a general election, which has already been delayed numerous times A Thai pro-democrac...

Cambodia's progress on gender equality questioned
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:17

Minister of Women's Affairs and Chairperson of the Cambodian National Council for Women Ing Kantha Phavi presents the council's annual report ...

How this interior designer turned her ‘daydreams’ into reality
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 23:14

Chee Su Eing, a director of one of Singapore’s premier interior design firms, talks about the art of decoration and the challenges of working as an ...

Tourists accused of 'singing and dancing pornographically' banished from Cambodia
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:12

In this file photo dated Jan. 27, 2018, issued by Cambodian National Police, a group of foreigners stand after they were arrested for "dancing pornogr...

New phone application could help solve Cambodia’s waste issue
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:23

GoGreen, an environmentally conscious project, has developed a new application that they hope can engage young people and clean up Cambodia’s stree...

Exiled Cambodian leader and Chris Bowen speak up for Cambodian democracy here last Sunday
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:11

Sam Rainsy and MP Chris Bowen. The placard translates as "Thank you for your support, Anne Stanley, Chris Bowen and Chris Hayes", acknowledging their ...

Singapore to help brick-and-mortar stores compete against Amazon
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:17

Singapore is considering introducing a levy on e-commerce to give traditional vendors a fighting chance in the face of increased online competition S...

Protests in Bangkok as activists demand an election this year
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:13

Hundreds of protesters take to the streets in Bangkok to demand a general election, which has already been delayed numerous times A Thai pro-democrac...

Cambodia's Ruling Party Expected to Sweep Senate in Election Without Opposition
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:16

A man driving a motor passing Yim Sokhoeun's house where a Cambodian People's Party's sign bearing the party logo stands in front. "It'...

The sound of silence: sexual abuse in Cambodia’s Buddhist pagodas
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:26

An unregulated pagoda environment, the status of monks and the downplaying of male rape means that abuse of children in the monkhood is likely more wi...

Voluntourism: Are best intentions enough?
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:26

Hannah Reid's volunteering stint started with a grotty hostel and ended with the feeling an industry built on best intentions could be doing more ...

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