In some villages near the Thai border, over half the residents have migrated for work. For those left behind, it’s getting harder and harder to cope.
While the tradition of ‘merit releasing’ birds is rooted in Buddhist principles of compassion, the worldly effects are devastating for the Kingdom’s wildlife.
An old story from the Southeast Asia Globe that seems timely right now.
For the past decade, Siem Reap’s answer to Khao San Road has pulled in the punters with cheap and cheerful fun. Now rent hikes are forcing out some of its longest-standing businesses
Nithyananda Sangha posted a series of YouTube videos making the assertion shortly before hosting workshops in Siem Reap.
I got to speak to some of the women behind Kinsale’s now well-established Pink Ribbon Walk.
Father Tony Flannery, suspended by the Vatican in 2012 for his views on the priesthood, homosexuality and contraception, talks to me about how the Pope is even more radical than he is, […]
When the team from Cambodia Self-Help Demining (CSHD) clears a minefield, the metal detectors can detect as many as 900 items of metallic clutter for every single identified threat. A vast and expensive inefficiency.
A community in Siem Reap was evicted in March last year, with little notice and less compensation. This post for Travelfish took a look at what happened: