Anakut is a podcast about Cambodia, where it stands today and where it’s moving into the future. In each episode, we invite new guests into our studio to discuss a major thematic issue affecting the Kingdom of Wonder. The podcast is a Southeast Asia Globe production partnership Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Cambodia. Join us for the conversation!
This week, hosts Meng and Andrew wrap up the first season with a slightly meta topic: The Cambodian media landscape today. Joining them are reporter Phorn Bopha, CCIM media director Ith Sothoeuth, and Focus: Ready for Tomorrow lead editor Nov Povleakhena Read More
This week, Transparency International Cambodia’s executive director, Pech Pisey, joins Meng and Andrew in the studio to discuss that hottest of topics in the Kingdom today – the state of democracy and corruption in Cambodia Read More
A reliance on development assistance has been a feature of the post-war Cambodian economy. But as the Kingdom moves towards upper middle-income status, should foreign investment replace foreign aid? Author Dr Ear Sophal joins Andrew in the booth to discuss Read More
In episode five, we talk leapfrogging. Not the children’s game, but the idea that developing states can skip old tech to get up to speed with the latest and greatest. To learn more, we spoke to Kem Bora of investment group Mekong Strategic Partners, and Manu Rajan, CEO of digital money transfer service Wing Read More
On Anakut this week we delve into identity and culture, asking that grandest of questions: what does it mean to be Cambodian in 2020? Joining Meng and Andrew in the studio to unpack this are festival organiser Lomorpich Rithy and budding reporter Phannaro Nhem Read More
Anakut: The podcast about Cambodia’s future dissects the big issues impacting the Kingdom. This week, feminist figurehead Chak Sopheap and the next generation Ham Pidor discuss a topic directly impacting the lives of 50% of Cambodians – women’s rights Read More
With plenty of help from our friends, the Globe team is launching onto the airwaves. In the inaugural episode of our very first podcast we chat with Future Forum president Ou Virak and economist Chheng Kimlong about Covid-19 and the Kingdom Read More