The Lower Sesan II Dam has left an enduring mark on the land and people who live near it in far-north Stung Treng, Cambodia. This analysis from researcher Horn Chanvoitey gets to the heart of the ongoing legacy of the dam.
Despite major media coverage, plastics pollution in Southeast Asia is an issue that just won’t quit. Globe contributor Toh Ee Ming brought us this dispatch from groups in Singapore that have had enough with ocean plastic.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is one of the biggest trade deals shaping modern Asia. So why did India pull out? Analyst Jennifer Chance breaks it down for us here.
I wrote this one through our partnership with the UN Development Programme. Cambodia’s workforce faces a nagging skills gap that threatens to stunt the country’s booming economic growth. Private sector actors are getting the call to step up for skills training — will they follow it?
Most moto riders in Vietnam reliably wear a helmet nowadays, but that hardly guarantees safety. Really interesting feature here from new Globe contributor Govi Snell in Ho Chi Minh City, who looked at the latest research on road safety — or lack thereof — in Vietnam.
Pre-war and genocide, the 1950s was a time of great hope and aspiration in Cambodia. This collection of photos, taken by LIFE Magazine photographer John Dominis in 1957, captures that time in the Kingdom’s history.