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LifeCycle Challenge 2019 to go to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia - Times of Malta

LifeCycle Challenge 2019 to go to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia  Times of Malta

LifeCycle Challenge 2019 which will take cyclists on a route starting in the city of Hanoi in Vietnam, going through Laos, Cambodia, re-entering Vietnam to end ...

22 Feb 2019 | 10:45 am

Cambodia put on money-laundering watchlist in move that may curtail foreign investment - The Straits Times

Cambodia put on money-laundering watchlist in move that may curtail foreign investment  The Straits Times

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - A global money-laundering watchdog placed Cambodia on its watchlist on Friday (Feb 22) because of concern the country, which has ...

22 Feb 2019 | 3:47 am

Family ties thwart Cambodia's efforts to tackle bride trafficking to China - The Japan Times

Family ties thwart Cambodia's efforts to tackle bride trafficking to China  The Japan Times

Although a rising number of Cambodian women are being sold as brides in China, complaints and convictions are on the decline, with many victims refusing to.

22 Feb 2019 | 2:43 am

ASEAN survey: Philippines' experts distrust China but recognize its influence - Philippine Star

ASEAN survey: Philippines' experts distrust China but recognize its influence  Philippine Star

A recent online survey among regional affairs experts showed that while the Philippines looks to China to provide the "alternative regional leadership in the ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:12 am

DHL Global Connectedness Index: Singapore remains world's second most connected country - Enterprise Innovation

DHL Global Connectedness Index: Singapore remains world's second most connected country  Enterprise Innovation

DHL has released the fifth edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI) – a detailed analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of trade, ...

22 Feb 2019 | 1:10 am

Vietnam participates in ASEAN-India expo | Business - sggpnews

Vietnam participates in ASEAN-India expo | Business  sggpnews

Vietnamese products like handicrafts and farm produce, and tourism and transportation services are being showcased in New Delhi, India, within the framework ...

22 Feb 2019 | 12:21 am

Die! Die! Korean Air ‘nut rage’ heiress assaults husband in video - The Thaiger

Die! Die! Korean Air ‘nut rage’ heiress assaults husband in video  The Thaiger

by The Korea Herald – Asia News Network. A video clip showing a woman who appears to be Cho Hyun-ah, formerly Korean Air vice-president, shouting at her ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:49 pm

Cambodia sees zero death from malaria for first time last year - Borneo Bulletin Online

Cambodia sees zero death from malaria for first time last year  Borneo Bulletin Online

PHNOM PENH (Xinhua) – Cambodia has reported zero death from malaria in 2018, achieving its self-imposed target three years earlier, director of the National ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:35 pm

Cambodian chef helps home cooks master Southeast Asian cuisine - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian chef helps home cooks master Southeast Asian cuisine  The Cambodia Daily

No need to consult the Moscone Center map to find Channy Laux's booth at the recent Winter Fancy Food Show, a massive San Francisco trade showcase for ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:36 pm

Cambodia morning news for February 22 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for February 22  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for February 22, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:20 pm

Asean morning news for February 22 - AEC News Today

Asean morning news for February 22  AEC News Today

All the Asean news you need to know for February 22, 2019. Asean news, Asean Economic Community, Asean English news, Asean business news, Asean ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:20 pm

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia - Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia  Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Follow their travels from Angkor Wat to the floating village.

21 Feb 2019 | 6:10 pm

Casino news | Developing Novomatic's Asian footprint - InterGame

Casino news | Developing Novomatic's Asian footprint  InterGame

Novomatic is continuing to develop its footprint in Asia with electronic table games installations and the introduction of its latest gaming technologies throug.

21 Feb 2019 | 6:04 pm

Students are dropping out along Cambodia’s border with Thailand - The Thaiger

Students are dropping out along Cambodia’s border with Thailand  The Thaiger

by VOA. A Cambodian official has reported that about 23% of children in three provinces along the border with Thailand have stopped attending school.

21 Feb 2019 | 3:01 pm

Upcoming Events - Khmer Times

Upcoming Events  Khmer Times

Events: Coercive Water-Diplomacy: Playing Politics with the Mekong - How to Apply for Korean Scholarship - SCIA STEM Discovery Trail.

21 Feb 2019 | 12:09 pm

Globalization hits new high - DC Velocity

Globalization hits new high  DC Velocity

International flows of trade, capital, information and people intensifies, according to DHL Global Connectedness Index.

21 Feb 2019 | 9:41 am

Taiwan expands hand luggage checks to more Southeast Asian nations | #AsiaNewsNetwork - Eleven Myanmar

Taiwan expands hand luggage checks to more Southeast Asian nations | #AsiaNewsNetwork  Eleven Myanmar

Taipei (CNA for China Post/ANN) — The hand luggage of travelers arriving from Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar is being inspected at seaports and airports ...

21 Feb 2019 | 2:23 am

Travel the world's greatest waterways - gulfnews.com

Travel the world's greatest waterways  gulfnews.com

You could be forgiven for thinking that the constraints of river cruising — narrow, meandering waterways at the tips of their bows, following a precise direction ...

20 Feb 2019 | 7:10 am

26th ASEAN-EU Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting Convenes in Jakarta - World - ReliefWeb

26th ASEAN-EU Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting Convenes in Jakarta - World  ReliefWeb

The 26th Meeting of the Association of SouthEast Asian Nations – European Union (ASEAN-EU) Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) was held on Wednesday, ...

20 Feb 2019 | 5:37 am

Southeast Asia stumbles over politics - Nikkei Asian Review

Southeast Asia stumbles over politics  Nikkei Asian Review

These are challenging times for Southeast Asia. Despite buoyant economies, healthy investment and growing trade ties, predictability and certainty in.

19 Feb 2019 | 4:00 pm

Indra Sjafri not surprised by Malaysia's defeat to Cambodia - Goal.com

Indra Sjafri not surprised by Malaysia's defeat to Cambodia  Goal.com

The head coach of Malaysia's next opponent in Group B of the AFF U22 Championship was not overly surprised by the Cambodia win on opening day.

19 Feb 2019 | 2:21 am

Analysis: The West's response to China's rise is too little, too late - Southeast Asia Globe

Analysis: The West's response to China's rise is too little, too late  Southeast Asia Globe

China's Belt and Road Initiative is reshaping the global monetary order – and the West is floundering in the face of it.

18 Feb 2019 | 10:23 pm

South Korea's local subsidies encourage foreign 'bride buying'; brides from Uzbekistan 'most expensive' - The Straits Times

South Korea's local subsidies encourage foreign 'bride buying'; brides from Uzbekistan 'most expensive'  The Straits Times

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Raising a rural population that has been declining for come 30 years in South Korea has long been ...

18 Feb 2019 | 8:12 pm

In Central Asia’s forbidding highlands, a quiet newcomer: Chinese troops - The Washington Post

In Central Asia’s forbidding highlands, a quiet newcomer: Chinese troops  The Washington Post

NEAR SHAYMAK, Tajikistan — Two miles above sea level in the inhospitable highlands of Central Asia, there's a new power watching over an old passage into ...

18 Feb 2019 | 7:10 pm

AFF U-22 Championship 2019: We have selected the best players from Indonesia – Coach Indra Sjafri - FOX Sports Asia

AFF U-22 Championship 2019: We have selected the best players from Indonesia – Coach Indra Sjafri  FOX Sports Asia

Indonesia U-22 national team coach Indra Sjafri has said that he believes Garuda Muda at the AFF U-22 Championship 2019 will feature the best collection of ...

17 Feb 2019 | 7:00 pm

The impact of targeted malaria elimination with mass drug administrations on falciparum malaria in Southeast Asia: A cluster randomised trial - PLoS Blogs

The impact of targeted malaria elimination with mass drug administrations on falciparum malaria in Southeast Asia: A cluster randomised trial  PLoS Blogs

In a cluster-randomized trial, Lorenz von Seidlin & colleagues investigate whether mass drug administration can accelerate malaria elimination in the Greater ...

15 Feb 2019 | 12:45 pm

Southeast Asian Social Innovation Network - Stanford Social Innovation Review

Southeast Asian Social Innovation Network  Stanford Social Innovation Review

SEASIN aims to develop a network of universities that will help support its goals of achieving sustainable and inclusive growth, social cohesion, and equity in ...

15 Feb 2019 | 11:36 am

Behind the buzz: The Cambodia-based tech company test-driving the world's drones - Southeast Asia Globe

Behind the buzz: The Cambodia-based tech company test-driving the world's drones  Southeast Asia Globe

Aniwaa has become the world's largest emerging tech comparison engine. And with commercial and personal demand for drones taking off in Southeast Asia, ...

14 Feb 2019 | 10:24 pm

Madison Finance Committee recommends RFP process for Southeast Asian elder programming - Madison.com

Madison Finance Committee recommends RFP process for Southeast Asian elder programming  Madison.com

After prolonged disagreement on where to send money that would fund services for Madison's Southeast Asian elders, on Monday the city's Finance Committee ...

14 Feb 2019 | 7:15 am

DHL Global Connectedness Index: Southeast Asian nations beat expectations as globalization hits new record high - Viet Nam News

DHL Global Connectedness Index: Southeast Asian nations beat expectations as globalization hits new record high  Viet Nam News

Of the five countries to exceed expectations in international flows by the widest margin, four come from Asia: Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam ...

13 Feb 2019 | 9:19 pm

Goal scores Champions League Twitter streams in Southeast Asia - The Cambodia Daily

Goal scores Champions League Twitter streams in Southeast Asia  The Cambodia Daily

Goal, the DAZN Group-owned digital soccer news *service*, has announced a partnership with Twitter to live stream a selection of Uefa Champions League ...

13 Feb 2019 | 6:44 pm

Emirates to link Cambodia and Thailand with daily service from Dubai - International Airport Review

Emirates to link Cambodia and Thailand with daily service from Dubai  International Airport Review

New route between Cambodia and Thailand will meet growing passenger demand and facilitate seamless travel between the capital cities.

13 Feb 2019 | 10:12 am

7 Most Romantic Resorts In Southeast Asia - Hong Kong Tatler

7 Most Romantic Resorts In Southeast Asia  Hong Kong Tatler

Booking a quick getaway this Valentine's Day? Here are ten of the most romantic resorts we've found that will surely impress your loved one.

13 Feb 2019 | 5:42 am

EU Kicks Off Process to Level Trade Sanctions on Cambodia - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

EU Kicks Off Process to Level Trade Sanctions on Cambodia  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Brussels' move comes as opposition leader Sam Rainsy warns of perils of China's growing economic presence in Cambodia.

11 Feb 2019 | 3:29 pm

Brexit and EU sanctions threaten to push Cambodia into economic crisis - Nikkei Asian Review

Brexit and EU sanctions threaten to push Cambodia into economic crisis  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia is teetering on the verge of economic crisis, as it faces higher export tariffs into Britain due to Brexit at a time when the E.

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Traditional fishing ceremony highlights empty nets syndrome - Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodia: Traditional fishing ceremony highlights empty nets syndrome  Southeast Asia Globe

An annual fishing ceremony in eastern Cambodia, where only traditional fishing gear is used, casts a light on the issue of falling fish stocks due to upstream ...

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Woori, Grab Cambodia partner on driver loans - The Phnom Penh Post

Woori, Grab Cambodia partner on driver loans  The Phnom Penh Post

SOUTH KOREA'S Woori Bank has partnered with Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab's Cambodia office to offer low-interest loans and other specialised ...

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Minilateralism in Southeast Asia - Khmer Times

Minilateralism in Southeast Asia  Khmer Times

If they are managed effectively, minilaterals can well complement the Asean community building process, argues Chheang Vannarith. Minilateralism refers to ...

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

No hooks, lines or sinkers: Cambodians go traditional in fishing ceremony - The Straits Times

No hooks, lines or sinkers: Cambodians go traditional in fishing ceremony  The Straits Times

CHOAM KROVEAN, CAMBODIA (AFP) - Wielding handmade bamboo baskets and nylon nets, hundreds of people waded thigh-deep into a muddy lake in ...

10 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Black hats, hacks and cyber attacks: How Southeast Asia ranks in cybersecurity - Southeast Asia Globe

Black hats, hacks and cyber attacks: How Southeast Asia ranks in cybersecurity  Southeast Asia Globe

A recent report of 60 countries worldwide has ranked six of Southeast Asia's countries among both the worst and best in terms of cybersecurity.

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Is Cambodia's Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction? - The Diplomat

Is Cambodia's Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction?  The Diplomat

Cambodia's foreign policy has seen remarkable improvements after 1993 when the country held its UN-organized national election. The Cambodian ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Art / Zen and the art of minimalism in Southeast Asia - The Cambodia Daily

Art / Zen and the art of minimalism in Southeast Asia  The Cambodia Daily

Pich Sopheap's newest installation hangs from the glass roof of National Gallery Singapore, two imposing structures the size and shape of shipping containers ...

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's first gin company embraces the start-up spirit - Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodia's first gin company embraces the start-up spirit  Southeast Asia Globe

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

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia govt launches Khmer Rouge map app - The Daily Star

Cambodia govt launches Khmer Rouge map app  The Daily Star

The department of Media and Communication (DMC) at the Royal University of Phnom Penh has launched a mobile app and website – Mapping Memories ...

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Southeast Asia: 8 stories to watch in the Year of the Pig - Southeast Asia Globe

Southeast Asia: 8 stories to watch in the Year of the Pig  Southeast Asia Globe

From snouts in the trough to African Swine Fever, Southeast Asia Globe breaks down the stories worth watching in the Year of the Pig.

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Acid attacks: Cambodia victims 'denied government aid' - BBC News

Acid attacks: Cambodia victims 'denied government aid'  BBC News

Survivors of acid attacks in Cambodia are being denied free government treatment that they are legally entitled to, Human Rights Watch says. Its report focused ...

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Brexit could put 1.7 million people around globe into extreme poverty – study - The Guardian

Brexit could put 1.7 million people around globe into extreme poverty – study  The Guardian

Britain leaving the EU could hit least-developed countries hard, with Cambodia most affected, report finds.

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Khmer Crafts & Food Festival: Cambodia's social enterprises and small Businesses take centre stage - Southeast Asia Globe

Khmer Crafts & Food Festival: Cambodia's social enterprises and small Businesses take centre stage  Southeast Asia Globe

A celebration of Cambodia's culture, handicrafts, arts, and food, the 3rd annual Khmer Crafts and Food Festival will take place on February 28.

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

The top 5 most affordable places to retire abroad - CNBC

The top 5 most affordable places to retire abroad  CNBC

Thinking about retiring somewhere exotic but worried about how much it will cost you? Find the right place and you can live a life of luxury for a lot less.

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

ASU creates network of young scientists in Southeast Asia - Arizona State University

ASU creates network of young scientists in Southeast Asia  Arizona State University

ASU is preparing young scientists to improve environmental sustainability, health and economic development through social entrepreneurship. Last year, the Ira ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

The rise of disinformation and censorship in south-east Asia - Equal Times

The rise of disinformation and censorship in south-east Asia  Equal Times

South-east Asia is seeing a rapid deterioration of free press and freedom of expression. According to the 2018 Freedom in the World report from the Washington ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Government Denies Reports it Will Amend Constitution to Allow Chinese Naval Base - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Government Denies Reports it Will Amend Constitution to Allow Chinese Naval Base  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's government on Friday denied reports that the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) plans to amend the constitution to allow China to build a ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Brexit fallout: Cambodia's GDP to suffer 'highest losses by far', report states - Southeast Asia Globe

Brexit fallout: Cambodia's GDP to suffer 'highest losses by far', report states  Southeast Asia Globe

A recent report has outlined the potentially damaging effects that Brexit could have on Cambodia and other countries in Southeast Asia.

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Beware Cambodia's Europe Sanctions Hype - The Diplomat

Beware Cambodia's Europe Sanctions Hype  The Diplomat

Claims of threats to the country's sovereignty are vastly exaggerated and miss the broader point about how foreign economic relations work.

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's top contemporary artists hope to break new ground - Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodia's top contemporary artists hope to break new ground  Southeast Asia Globe

At a new exhibition in Siem Reap, some of Cambodia's most successful contemporary artists discuss their work, challenges, and the future of the scene.

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's foreign policy: Challenges and prospects - Khmer Times

Cambodia's foreign policy: Challenges and prospects  Khmer Times

Strategically located at the center of the Mekong Region and Southeast Asia, Cambodia has great potential to become a bridging state in the region.

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Robert Garcia is now the first sitting mayor to visit Cambodia • Long Beach Post - Long Beach Post

Robert Garcia is now the first sitting mayor to visit Cambodia • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

Even though Long Beach has long been home to the world's largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Cambodia, Mayor Robert Garcia only recently ...

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Mayor Garcia Joins Port Of Long Beach Asian Trade Tour In Cambodia - Gazette Newspapers

Mayor Garcia Joins Port Of Long Beach Asian Trade Tour In Cambodia  Gazette Newspapers

Thanks to a Port of Long Beach trip, Mayor Robert Garcia last week became the first Long Beach mayor to visit Cambodia.

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's bid to be 'New Macau' stirs old wounds as Chinese cash in - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's bid to be 'New Macau' stirs old wounds as Chinese cash in  Channel NewsAsia

A businessman leaves a smoky room US$1500 poorer from a game of Baccarat at a casino in Sihanoukville - an increasingly common scene in the ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Vietnamese, Cambodian communities rally against deportations - WHYY

Vietnamese, Cambodian communities rally against deportations  WHYY

The son of a U.S. *service* member and a Vietnamese mother, Le had recently arrived in Philadelphia, following a short stint in Virginia, thanks to the Amerasian ...

27 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-EU Threat War Erupts Amid Trade Sanctions - The Diplomat

Cambodia-EU Threat War Erupts Amid Trade Sanctions  The Diplomat

Over the past few weeks, Cambodia has been confronting the threat of further trade sanctions from the European Union (EU) amid continued democracy and ...

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

In Poor Cambodian Town, a Job in South Korea Changes Lives - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

In Poor Cambodian Town, a Job in South Korea Changes Lives  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Prek Achi Commune families send kids to South Korea, where about 54000 Cambodians have found jobs that pay well.

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

How can Cambodia take on the mammoth task of fighting its illegal ivory trade? - Southeast Asia Globe

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

A recent discovery of trinkets made of mammoth tusks is the latest evidence that Cambodia is playing a growing role in the international illegal ivory trade.

24 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Can Cambodian foreign policy find its feet? - East Asia Forum

Can Cambodian foreign policy find its feet?  East Asia Forum

While Western pressure squeezes Cambodia's foreign policy options, internal weaknesses hinder the implementation of a more robust international strategy.

18 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Trade / What the EU's new tariffs mean for Cambodia and Myanmar's rice farmers - Southeast Asia Globe

Trade / What the EU's new tariffs mean for Cambodia and Myanmar's rice farmers  Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodia and Myanmar will be forced to pay hefty tariffs to export rice to the EU – and farmers fear that it will hit rice industries hard.

18 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Striving for better health and environment in Cambodia… and Southeast Asia - Southeast Asia Globe

Striving for better health and environment in Cambodia… and Southeast Asia  Southeast Asia Globe

Since early 2015, Plastic Free Cambodia (PFC) has been the public voice for plastic free awareness in the region.

14 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

China promotes use of yuan among Southeast Asian nations - The Cambodia Daily

China promotes use of yuan among Southeast Asian nations  The Cambodia Daily

China published a five-year blueprint on Friday seeking economic and financial integration between southern Guangxi province and Southeast Asia, ...

13 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Bosch country head on traffic accidents and engineering solutions - Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodia: Bosch country head on traffic accidents and engineering solutions  Southeast Asia Globe

Phirum Hay, country head of Bosch in Cambodia, discusses the importance of the Kingdom's adoption of new technologies and modern safety systems in its ...

10 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian view of the region - Khmer Times

Cambodian view of the region  Khmer Times

More than 1000 Southeast Asian experts worry about the region in 2019. The report by the Asean Studies Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute also finds that ...

9 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

'Stop judging us': Kokopon founder on female entrepreneurs in Cambodia - Southeast Asia Globe

'Stop judging us': Kokopon founder on female entrepreneurs in Cambodia  Southeast Asia Globe

Sokneang N Nodzak, the founder of freshly-launched startup Kokopon, discusses her business idea and her experience as a female entrepreneur in Cambodia.

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Southeast Asia wary of China's Belt and Road project, skeptical of US. Survey - The Cambodia Daily

Southeast Asia wary of China's Belt and Road project, skeptical of US. Survey  The Cambodia Daily

Southeast Asian countries should be cautious in negotiating with China on its flagship Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to avoid being trapped in unsustainable ...

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Elections in Southeast Asia signal uncertain future for democracy - Nikkei Asian Review

Elections in Southeast Asia signal uncertain future for democracy  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Southeast Asia faces mixed prospects for democracy after two contrasting elections this year -- one in Malaysia that sent a corrupt gove.

29 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

'Who is this stupid God?' / Southeast Asian leaders' most controversial quotes 2018 - The Cambodia Daily

'Who is this stupid God?' / Southeast Asian leaders' most controversial quotes 2018  The Cambodia Daily

This year has been a whirlwind of surprising news and geopolitical drama in Southeast Asia, with three elections, infamous imprisonments and a meeting in ...

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Which Southeast Asian country has the most holidays in 2019? - ABS-CBN News

Which Southeast Asian country has the most holidays in 2019?  ABS-CBN News

This Southeast Asian country has 50 public holidays in 2019, the most number of holidays in the region.

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

WWF announces discovery of 157 new species in Southeast Asia - The Cambodia Daily

WWF announces discovery of 157 new species in Southeast Asia  The Cambodia Daily

A bat which looks like *NSYNC's Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to have come “from Middle Earth,” are among 157 ...

13 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say - The New York Times

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say  The New York Times

A new group of more than 40 deportees, many of them the children of refugees, will be the largest yet to be ejected by the Trump administration.

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Why 2018 Was the ‘Year of Ecommerce’ in Southeast Asia - Adweek

Why 2018 Was the ‘Year of Ecommerce’ in Southeast Asia  Adweek

The digital economy in Southeast Asia is on track to hit $240 billion by 2025, which is $40 billion more than previous estimates, according to the latest e-Conomy ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

GrabPay sets sights on Cambodia and Myanmar - Nikkei Asian Review

GrabPay sets sights on Cambodia and Myanmar  Nikkei Asian Review

SINGAPORE -- Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing group plans to take its mobile payments *service* into Cambodia and Myanmar as it expa.

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM says no China naval base being built - The Straits Times

Cambodian PM says no China naval base being built  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said on Monday (Nov 19), swatting away United ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Biggest Misconceptions About Traveling to Southeast Asia - Condé Nast Traveler

The Biggest Misconceptions About Traveling to Southeast Asia  Condé Nast Traveler

“Travelers are often nervous of getting ripped off, and therefore miss out on some experiences. They're wary of tuk-tuk drivers, as they think they're going to get ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Aeon makes Southeast Asia malls e-money friendly - Nikkei Asian Review

Aeon makes Southeast Asia malls e-money friendly  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese retailer Aeon is employing digital tools at brick-and-mortar stores in its quest to remain competitive in the rapidly evolving.

10 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

China and Japan's power struggle is good news for Southeast Asia - Southeast Asia Globe

China and Japan's power struggle is good news for Southeast Asia  Southeast Asia Globe

As China and Japan vie for dominant influence in Southeast Asia, the region benefits from the aid it receives from both economic giants.

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The entrepreneur aiming to create the Silicon Valley of SE Asia - in rural Cambodia - Southeast Asia Globe

The entrepreneur aiming to create the Silicon Valley of SE Asia - in rural Cambodia  Southeast Asia Globe

An ambitious Japanese entrepreneur is developing a master-planned community for 100000 residents in a Cambodian forest three hours from the capital.

15 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Operation Mekong: China Solidifies Its Influence in Southeast Asia - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Operation Mekong: China Solidifies Its Influence in Southeast Asia  SPIEGEL ONLINE

China has always wielded significant influence in Southeast Asia. Lately, though, as the West turns its attention elsewhere, Beijing has been seeking to solidify ...

11 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

At UN, Malaysia, Cambodia offer 2 Asian narratives of change:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

At UN, Malaysia, Cambodia offer 2 Asian narratives of change:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

UNITED NATIONS--Two veteran Southeast Asian leaders appearing at the United Nations on Friday present a microcosm of a dynamic region enjoying rapid ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia among fastest growing economies in region: McKinsey - Khmer Times

Cambodia among fastest growing economies in region: McKinsey  Khmer Times

Cambodia has emerged as one of the four recent economic outperformers in the Southeast Asian region, according to analyst firm McKinsey & Company in a ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hot Southeast Asian Markets Are Likely to Keep on Booming - Mansion Global

Hot Southeast Asian Markets Are Likely to Keep on Booming  Mansion Global

The real estate markets of Southeast Asia—including those in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia—have been booming in recent years, and development and ...

14 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Interview: Brian Eyler, director of the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Program - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Interview: Brian Eyler, director of the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Program  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Brian Eyler is an expert on transboundary issues in the Mekong region and China's economic relationship with Southeast Asia.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Southeast Asian Youth on Education, Technology and the Future of ASEAN – IMF Finance & Development Magazine | September 2018 - International Monetary Fund

Southeast Asian Youth on Education, Technology and the Future of ASEAN – IMF Finance & Development Magazine | September 2018  International Monetary Fund

More than half of the population of Southeast Asia is under 30. With brighter prospects than their parents had, Southeast Asian youth chart their own ...

30 Aug 2018 | 8:21 pm

Minister of State for Asia & the Pacific visits Southeast Asia - GOV.UK

Minister of State for Asia & the Pacific visits Southeast Asia  GOV.UK

Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister of State for Asia & the Pacific, Mark Field, begins a six-country visit to Southeast Asia today (14 August), during which ...

14 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Is Southeast Asia ready to go cashless? - Southeast Asia Globe

Is Southeast Asia ready to go cashless?  Southeast Asia Globe

Southeast Asia Globe probes how financial technology and the regional startup scene could change the way Cambodia and the other countries of Southeast ...

13 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Southeast Asia is betting on hydropower, but there are risks of economic damage - CNBC

Southeast Asia is betting on hydropower, but there are risks of economic damage  CNBC

Hydropower dams in the Mekong River, the world's 10th largest, is reducing fish stocks and causing the erosion of river banks — developments that threaten the ...

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

South East Asia – Thousands Evacuate as Rivers Rise - Cambodia - ReliefWeb

South East Asia – Thousands Evacuate as Rivers Rise - Cambodia  ReliefWeb

1 AUGUST, 2018 BY RICHARD DAVIES. Overflowing rivers have caused severe flooding in parts of South East Asia over the last few days. Around 8,000 ...

3 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Eviscerates Its Free Press—And the Whole Region Suffers - The Atlantic

Cambodia Eviscerates Its Free Press—And the Whole Region Suffers  The Atlantic

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — It is the final stretch of campaign season in Cambodia. The dark-blue posters for Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian ...

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Southeast Asia urged to reject Cambodia's 'sham election' - Nikkei Asian Review

Southeast Asia urged to reject Cambodia's 'sham election'  Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations should "delegitimize" the near-certain victory of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in an election ...

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Chinese project spending empowers Southeast Asia's strongmen - Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese project spending empowers Southeast Asia's strongmen  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- About 15 km north of the center of Cambodian capital Phnom Penh a huge stadium is under construction in&nb.

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Where do the people of Southeast Asia come from? - Southeast Asia Globe

Where do the people of Southeast Asia come from?  Southeast Asia Globe

A fascinating new study has potentially unlocked the secret of the origins of Southeast Asians, resolving a long-standing debate on the prehistory of the region.

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Teaching English in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam - IL - International Living

Teaching English in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam - IL  International Living

With more than one billion people learning English worldwide today, there are huge opportunities for English teachers. In fact, demand for native English...

28 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

North Korea’s friends in Southeast Asia are ready to return to business as usual - The Washington Post

North Korea’s friends in Southeast Asia are ready to return to business as usual  The Washington Post

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Maximum pressure is technically still in effect against North Korea, despite the current frenzy of diplomacy. But it was more like ...

4 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Rangers find 109,217 snares in a single park in Cambodia - The Guardian

Rangers find 109,217 snares in a single park in Cambodia  The Guardian

Snares – either metal or rope – are indiscriminately killing wildlife across Southeast Asia, from elephants to mouse deer. The problem has become so bad that ...

22 May 2018 | 2:00 am