17 June 2019
THIS WEEK IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Second chances

Whether it’s the promise of final resurrection or the prospect of endless reincarnation, Southeast Asia is no stranger to second chances. This week we’re looking at Duterte’s anti-poverty crusade, the pantomime at the heart of Cambodian politics, the region’s garment waste nightmare and more.
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ALSO THIS WEEK

THIS THURSDAY

The second coming

Why Cambodia’s Prime Minister needs Sam Rainsy

THIS FRIDAY

Rags to riches

What to do with the region’s massive fabric waste problem

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Power

Political reporting and analysis on the big questions facing the region.
Malaysia has been rocked by a politically motivated sex scandal – and not for the first time.

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Money

Business insights and innovation, from industry to entrepreneurs.
Cambodia is beginning to crack down on child labour. But widespread debt bondage and land rights issues continue to raise concerns.

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Life

Putting people at the heart of the story.
Hong Kong’s protests have put people power on full display. We look at similar mass movements across the region.

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Earth

How environmental change is shaping Southeast Asia.
Economic growth should always be bound by sustainable resource use. We look at how Southeast Asia measures up.