In this podcast Michael Parer, former Catholic cleric, was forthright on the Church, George Pell and his work in Cambodia. He also talks about how he got to Southeast Asia, and his family — Damien Parer, the World War II combat cameraman was his uncle and but one of the Parers with strong ties to the region. Listen here.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A foundation supporting anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam has closed, but the disgraced Cambodian woman feted at charity events in Australia is trying to claw back credibility and vows to continue her work. […]
ASIAWATCH — Architects and historians say a conglomerate’s US$1 billion plan to build a gaming centre on Bokor Hill could mean it losing its unique French heritage, Luke Hunt Reports. Hidden in the clouds on […]