• Feb 21, 2020
Thailand's Future Forward Party face the imminent threat of dissolution on February 21, but a new generation of emboldened grassroots anti-junta activists are ready to lead the charge in their place
• Feb 17, 2020
Thai opposition figure Thanathorn speaks exclusively to Southeast Asia Globe about the charges he and his Future Forward Party face, his plans should the party be dissolved, as well as upcoming protests in the kingdom
• Feb 10, 2020
On February 12, the EU will hand down its long-awaited verdict regarding Cambodia’s access to the preferential trade scheme Everything But Arms, a decision that looks set to shape the Kingdom for years to come. But what happens next?
• Feb 04, 2020
January saw Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen mark 35 years in power. Columnist David Hutt examines one crucial tactic of governance that has sustained his more-than three decade rule – the art of giving
Brexit and Southeast Asia
With Britain finally set to leave the EU on January 31st, Dr Carlo Bonura of London's School of Oriental and African Studies explains the potential implications of the world's most drawn-out break-up for Southeast Asia
By Dr Carlo Bonura
Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, released on 23 January 2020, has placed Cambodia at 162nd on a worldwide list, a slight decline from last year’s ranking of 161st
By Samantha McCabe
Kem Sokha trial
After more than two years facing charges of treason, Cambodia's embattled former opposition leader Kem Sokha is set to finally receive his day in court on Wednesday. Southeast Asia Globe spoke with his daughter Monovithya, as well as those who have worked closely with him over the years, to learn about the man behind the politics
By Andrew Haffner and Alastair McCready
Cambodia in 2040
In the sixth installment of our eight-week collaboration with Future Forum looking at life in the Kingdom in 2040, we delve into law and governance. With poor public service provision, entrenched patronage networks and rampant corruption, does Cambodia have the capacity to reform in order to truly prosper?
By Andrew Haffner
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
Farming and food
In the third installment of our eight-week series looking at Cambodia in 2040, we examine how the next two decades will see the Kingdom's food production and farming face a mix of challenges posed by technology, drought and trade. How will a country so reliant on its agricultural sector manage to adapt and survive?
By Simon Roughneen
Since Prime Minister Hun Sen announced a ban on online gambling, tens of thousands of Chinese nationals have left Sihanoukville on Cambodia’s coast. But the road to rebuilding seems a long one indeed
By Kevin Livingston
With Jakarta steadily sinking, President Joko Widodo has announced that a new capital will be built on the island of Borneo. So how will the new city be different?
By Kate Walton