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Indonesia launches cyber agency to combat country’s extremism and fake news
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 23:13

Shutting down terrorist networks and stopping online hoaxes are some of the tasks Indonesia’s new cyber security agency will be responsible for ...

Prayut set for vital Mekong region summit
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 21:13

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Busadee Santipitaks. The prime minister is not expected to raise discussion of the Chinese plans to dynamite s...

Your favourite stories of 2017
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 19:13

Guided by our readers, we take a look back at some of the best stories Southeast Asia Globe reported in 2017 A girl balances on one of the pipes u...

Helpers deserve to be properly cared for
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:18

Thanks to relaxed visa requirements, maids from Cambodia have recently arrived to help a fast-ageing population and thousands more are required There ...

Downsizing star Hong Chau responds to criticism of her character’s Vietnamese accent
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:21

Hong Chau will be in cinemas this month in Downsizing, starring opposite Matt Damn, a role for which she received a Golden Globe nomination Hong Cha...

Sex worker's death still unpunished
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 09:15

A woman at a memorial service holds flowers and a photo of Pen Kunthea, a Phnom Penh sex worker who drowned while attempting to flee from district sec...

Chinese tourists help boost visitor numbers by 10%
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 05:13

As Cambodia enters peak tourist season, industry insiders say they expect foreign visitor numbers to continue to rise after a record-setting 2017, but...

Inquiry into prison death afoot
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 03:18

Kandal prison inmate Mut Linan at the time of his arrest last month. Linan died in prison under suspicious circumstances in mid-December. Cambodia Ne...

CPP to pull out all the stops for contentious January 7 holiday
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 01:14

The Cambodian People's Party yesterday announced its plans for "Victory over Genocide Day" on January 7, promising a massive celebration and prime...

“Majority of Indonesians still regard homosexuality as a deviation,” says Indonesian LGBT activist
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 23:13

Last month, Indonesia’s constitutional court rejected a petition that sought to criminalise gay and extramarital sex. King Oey, a board member of Ar...

A high-tech US vessel makes a bid to reopen the search for missing flight MH370
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 19:12

The research vessel will run on a ‘no find, no fee’ basis if they receive the contract with the Malaysian government to reopen the search for th...

Australian filmmaker appears in Cambodian court in 'spying' case
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:12

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has appeared briefly in a Cambodian court, six months after he was charged with being a spy. Mr Ricketson was bro...

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  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:23

The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce plans to make Phnom Penh kuyteav, the famous noodle dish typically eaten for breakfast, into a brand name, with the...

Cabinet endorses Lancang-Mekong Cooperation documents
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 09:25

Cabinet on Wednesday endorsed two documents for Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha to jointly approve when he attends the second summit of the L...

Where to eat, sleep and drink when exploring Siem Reap
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 07:14

Our neighbourhood guide to Cambodia’s number one tourist destination and home of the Angkor temples Photo: Sam Jam EAT: Trorkuon Housed in the rat...

Outpost Cambodia launches startup sponsorship competition
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 01:13

Co-working space hopes to boost development of kingdom’s nascent startup ecosystem The co-working and co-living space Outpost Cambodia announced d...

ANZAC Day organiser James Bernard King held in Cambodia over alleged sex demand
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 23:14

Bangkok: A 69 year-old former Victorian serviceman faces up to three years in one of Cambodia's notoriously harsh jails after allegedly locking up...

Canberra quiet over accused spy James Ricketson case in Cambodia
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 21:20

Bangkok: While accused Australian spy James Ricketson languishes unwell in one of Cambodia's harshest jails the Turnbull government insists it can...

A guide for tracking down the finest French dining in Southeast Asia
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:13

France has left an indelible mark on the region’s fine-dining scene. From Singapore to Vietnam, we choose our favourite French restaurants Photo: ...

The Philippines ties for sixth worst in the world for number of journalists killed, report finds
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 15:12

There were 81 reporters killed in the last year, which is a decrease from the 93 killed in 2016 A Filipino photographer shows a placard during a pro...

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