• Feb 13, 2020
Across rapidly developing Phnom Penh, landless urban poor communities face imminent threats of eviction, on top of a myriad of health and sanitation issues. What is life like for these communities on the margins?
Ángel L. Martínez Cantera
• Feb 11, 2020
At the Philippines’ largest penal farm, convicted criminals are given a second shot at life in a prison that allows them a surprising amount of freedom
• Feb 06, 2020
With crimes committed using technology increasingly at the forefront of efforts by law enforcement and NGOs, in Cambodia a new unit dedicated to tackling the growth of online child abuse has just been formed
• Jan 31, 2020
Two months after they were initially handed a one-week eviction notice, the Chroy Changvar Cham community, now consigned to the river-bank, are still searching for a permanent home
Thailand's deep south
Top Read: In 2007, we provided a glimpse of how Thailand's long-running conflict between government forces and separatist insurgents in the deep south impacted local teachers. Trapped in the middle of this decades-old conflict, how did these civilians trying to do their civic duty cope?
By Rory Byrne • Jan 21, 2020
Bangkok's fabled Khlongtoey slum has long been regarded as a 'no-go zone' in the city by many. But now, facing destruction as the latest victim of the government's city-wide sanitising project, British photographer Tim Russell shines a light on the much-maligned community's vibrant characters and warm spirit
By Tim Russell • Jan 06, 2020
Sexism in the Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte is known for his vitriolic attacks on women and the press, with prominent media outlet Rappler and its female-led editorial team a particular target of his ire. Southeast Asia Globe visited the Rappler office in Manila to hear first hand from three female team members what life is like working in Duterte's Philippines
By Aie Balagtas See • Jan 03, 2020
International Court of Justice
As Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi takes the unprecedented step of defending her nation on charges of genocide in front of the International Court of Justice, Rohingya Muslims watch on with fear and trepidation using mobiles phones from refugee camps in Bangladesh
By Andrew Haffner • Dec 12, 2019
Cambodian civil society
This year will be the last in which Human Rights Day will be officially marked in Cambodia after the government's decision to remove it from its list of public holidays. Chak Sopheap, Executive Director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, reflects on this symbolic gesture and what it means for rights in the Kingdom
By Chak Sopheap • Dec 10, 2019
Landmines in Myanmar
For the second year in a row, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines has found that Myanmar is the only country in the world where the government is still using landmines. As the devices wreak havoc on communities nationwide, why is international funding to de-mine the country dropping?
By Samantha McCabe • Dec 09, 2019
Asian artists gathered in Bangkok this weekend to explore diverse themes of sexuality in a country commonly regarded as among the most LGBTQ-friendly globally. But does this tell the full story?
By Andrew Haffner • Nov 28, 2019
Vietnam's new cybersecurity law has struggled to bring multinational tech companies such as Facebook to heel – but growing investment in local social media alternatives could force their hand
By Evie Breese and Paul Millar • Oct 30, 2019