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Bright blue election boxes and indelibly inked index fingers. These are just some of the vivid colours of democracy that come to mind as I think back to something momentous that just happened in Southeast Asia.

There is clear evidence that the burden of noncommunicable diseases, such as cancer, respiratory diseases and other conditions caused by smoking, are increasing in Cambodia. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP
Mon, 7 August 2017

Preventing noncommunicable diseases in Cambodia

By Dr Liu Yunguo, WHO representative for Cambodia, and Nick Beresford, country director for the United Nations Development Programme, written on behalf of the United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and C

The advance of technology has implications for Asia, particularly in the garment industry.
Mon, 31 July 2017

It’s time to rethink our perspective on jobs, tech

Technology and jobs, whither goest thou?

A vehicle packed with Cambodian migrant workers and their children arrives at the Poipet border last week.
Wed, 5 July 2017

Make working in Thailand more accessible, dignified

By Maryann Bylander, assistant professor at Lewis and Clark College

Joining our call to world leaders to make an effort to take in refugees are 47,685 Cambodians. Photo supplied
Fri, 23 June 2017

Keeping our hearts and doors open to refugees

By Solinn Lim, Oxfam country director for Cambodia

A scene from a Battery Dance event in February in Gwangju, South Korea.
Mon, 19 June 2017

Keeping diplomacy strong in a time of budget cuts

By Curtis S Chin, former US ambassador to the Asian Development Bank and managing director of advisory firm RiverPeak Group, LLC. Follow him on Twitter at @CurtisSChin

A man receives money from a Wing agent after concluding a transaction at a Phnom Penh branch last year.
Fri, 16 June 2017

International Day for Family Remittances

By Nick Beresford, country director, and Philip Courtnadge, adviser, of the United Nations Development Programme in Cambodia.

Does June 16 ring a bell?

A group photo of the fourth Asean-Russia Youth Summit held from October 24-27 in Siem Reap. Facebook
Mon, 12 June 2017

Opinion: Russia and Cambodia, broad vistas of cooperation

By Dmitry Tsvetkov, ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Disability worker Phearom helps perform basic speech therapy. Hugo Sharp
Fri, 9 June 2017

The myth of the heroic expat leader

On a plane from China to Australia, I had a thought that made me ashamed. After studying physiotherapy and international development, I had finished working with some of the most impoverished people in China – those with disabilities. I had landed my dream job, working with an organisation that helped children with disabilities. I had a driver, a translator and was referred to in meetings as “one of the finest physiotherapists in the world under the age of 30”. The reality was I hadn’t practised for the better part of a decade.

Rock Cod fresh from the Pacific Ocean are sold at Dory’s Fleet Fish Market in Newport Beach, California, on Sunday. The increase in global overfishing has threatened the supply in the world’s ocean. frederic j brown/afp
Tue, 6 June 2017

The oceans are the lifeblood of our planet

By Maria Sargren, Sweden’s ambassador to Cambodia.