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Keyword: southeast asia

Interview: 'Spinnin' Memory,' Khmer American Rapper Teaches a Traumatic History

Rapper Prach Ly. (Courtesy of the artist)
Arts

In 2000, 21-year-old Khmer American rapper praCh (Prach Ly) recorded his first CD, which told the story of Cambodia’s killing fields, in his parents’ garage. It became the #1 album in Cambodia. Fifteen years later, Ly reflects on his journey.

Photo of the Day: Plodding Through the Mud in Cambodia

Two buffalos tread through a wet marshland in Cambodia, on March 24, 2015. (bwaters23/Flickr)
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Two buffalos tread through a wet marshland in Cambodia, on March 24, 2015. (bwaters23/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Hypnotic Curves in Singapore

Concentric lines of a massive building create hypnotic patterns in Singapore on March 12, 2015. (Jiew Peng Lim/Flickr)
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Concentric lines of a massive building create hypnotic patterns in Singapore on March 12, 2015. (Jiew Peng Lim/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Waves of Sand in the Philippines

Waves of white sand embody the wonders of nature in Bohol, the Philippines on March 9, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)
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Waves of white sand embody the wonders of nature in Bohol, the Philippines on March 9, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)

Interview: In Yangon, Photographer Andrew Rowat Finds a 'Future Yet Unwritten'

Yangon's Sule Pagoda at dusk as seen from Trader's Hotel (now the
Current AffairsMultimedia

In his new project Collision Yangon, lensman Andrew Rowat captures Myanmar's transition through its now-vulnerable architectural heritage.

Orville Schell Remembers Lee Kuan Yew and His 'Alternative to the Messiness of Liberal Democracy'

Hospital staff mourn the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew outside the Singapore General Hospital on March 23, 2015. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Asia Society's Orville Schell describes how Singapore's founding father both forged a country and influenced much of the rest of Asia.

Photo of the Day: A Tranquil Sunset in the Philippines

A lone boat rests peacefully on still water against the setting sun in Bohol, Philippines on March 10, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)
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A lone boat rests peacefully on still water against the setting sun in Bohol, Philippines on March 10, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Beguiling Stare in Vietnam

A puppy looks up beguilingly at the camera in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on February 23, 2015. (Ciao Ho/Flickr)
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A puppy looks up beguilingly at the camera in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on February 23, 2015. (Ciao Ho/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A City in Motion in Thailand

Constantly moving strips of car headlights embody the essence of city life in Bangkok, Thailand on March 14, 2015. (Wasin Waeosri/Flickr)
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Constantly moving strips of car headlights embody the essence of city life in Bangkok, Thailand on March 14, 2015. (Wasin Waeosri/Flickr)

Timelapse: How Art Handlers Move an Ancient 724-Pound Sandstone Sculpture

On loan from the national Museum in Yangon, Myanmar, this double-sided stele is a sandstone sculpture that dates from the fourth to the sixth century CE.
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Watch a team of art handlers orchestrate the installation of a sandstone stele dating back to the fourth to sixth century for Asia Society Museum's exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar.