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How green technology is fuelling Cambodia’s eco-friendly flying

Southeast Asia Globe speaks with Emirates’ commercial manager in Cambodia, Abdulla Adnan, about what the world’s airlines can do to reduce their carbon footprint.

The Cambodia-based tech company test-driving the world’s drones

Aniwaa has become the world’s largest emerging tech comparison engine. And with commercial and personal demand for drones taking off in Southeast Asia, the start-up has decided to put the world’s leading unmanned aerial vehicles to the test.

Cambodia’s first gin company embraces the start-up spirit

The makers of Cambodia’s first professionally produced gin talk local flavours, start-up headaches and Southeast Asia’s growing love of homegrown spirits.

Art / Zen and the art of minimalism in Southeast Asia

An exhibition in Singapore is putting minimalism in the spotlight for the first time in Southeast Asia – and revealing a history of radical artistic experimentation in the region that breaks down traditional borders.

Brexit fallout / Cambodia’s GDP to suffer ‘highest losses by far’, report states

A recent report has outlined the potentially damaging effects that the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union could have on Cambodia and other countries in Southeast Asia.

‘Angkor should inspire, not stop us’ / Cambodia’s top contemporary artists hope to break...

In Siem Reap, the newly opened Treeline Urban Resort has built into its foundation an open-air gallery where contemporary Cambodian artists can display their works on rotation, contributing their pieces to one of the four themed exhibits each year.

Arn Chorn-Pond / The Khmer Rouge survivor fighting to revive Cambodia’s traditional music

Learning an instrument helped Arn Chorn-Pond survive the Khmer Rouge era. He has since dedicated his life to reviving traditional Cambodian music that was almost lost under the regime.

How can Cambodia take on the mammoth task of fighting its illegal ivory trade?

This month’s discovery of trinkets carved from the tusks of extinct woolly mammoths is just the latest evidence that Cambodia is playing a growing role in the international illegal ivory trade.

Cambodian Space Project producer takes psych rock festival on the road

Cambodia’s second annual Folk Art & Blues Fest rolls into Phnom Penh on a double-decker London bus in late January for the start of a 16-day tour that will take it all over the Kingdom.

Cambodian startup lands $10k for smart recycling solution

The team of young entrepreneurs won the Toyota Impact Challenge for their startup that aims to promote recycling through smart technology.

What the EU’s new tariffs mean for Cambodia and Myanmar’s rice farmers

Starting today, Cambodia and Myanmar will be forced to pay hefty tariffs to export rice to the European Union – and farmers fear that it will leave both nations’ rice industries in critical condition.

Say No to Plastic / Striving for better health and environment in Cambodia… and...

Every month, Southeast Asia Globe features stories from organisations around the region taking action to reduce plastic use. This month, we highlight Plastic Free Cambodia.

Cambodia / Bosch country head on traffic accidents and engineering solutions

To shed some light on how automotive manufacturers and marketers can help minimise accidents in the region, Southeast Asia Globe sits down with Phirum Hay, country head of Bosch in Cambodia, to discuss the importance of the Kingdom’s adoption of new technologies and modern safety systems in its cars.

Turning Temple Town green through ‘upcycling’

A social enterprise in Siem Reap is coming up with innovative solutions to the ever-accumulating wastes at the tourism hot spot of Siem Reap. It “upcycles” refuse into biofuel, soap and durable goods.

Top 5 / Southeast Asia’s favourite noodle soups

From Cambodia’s kuy teav to Indonesia’s soto ayam, Southeast Asia Globe tucks into the region’s favourite noodle soups.

‘Stop judging us’ / Kokopon founder on female entrepreneurs in Cambodia

Southeast Asia Globe talks to Sokneang N Nodzak, the founder of freshly-launched startup Kokopon, to discuss her business idea and her experience as a female entrepreneur in Cambodia.

Whatever happened to Vietnam’s forgotten veterans

On Christmas Day 40 years ago, 150,000 Vietnamese troops crossed the border into Cambodia and launched a bloody campaign to drive the murderous Khmer Rouge regime from power.

New money transfer app set to launch after major investment

A newcomer to Phnom Penh’s fintech scene, Cambodia-based startup Clik has raised over $2m as it prepares to launch in the Kingdom in early 2019.

‘Who is this stupid God?’ / Southeast Asian leaders’ most controversial quotes 2018

This year has been a whirlwind of surprising news and geopolitical drama in Southeast Asia, with three elections, infamous imprisonments and a meeting in Singapore of two of the world’s most caricaturesque political figures.

Digital technology essential for economic growth, says World Bank

Cambodia’s economic growth in recent years has been rapid, with the Kingdom benefitting from preferential trade treatment and an abundance of low-skilled labour.