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Cambodians use scarecrows to scare away the coronavirus

In Siem Reap of northwestern Cambodia, scarecrows, known as ‘Ting Mong’, are not just for birds — but also diseases and spirits.

Irving Penh: Portraits of Phnom Penh’s riverside sellers

The vendors plying their trade on Phnom Penh's streets play an invaluable but under-appreciated role supporting life in the capital. But using their makeshift riverside studio, two photographers set out to place these overlooked workers in the spotlight.

Cambodia recovers artefacts plundered from shipwreck

Up to 284 jars plundered from a shipwreck off the coast of Sihanoukville, Cambodia are ancient pottery dating between the 15th and 17th centuries.

Third volume of “Xi Jinping: The Governance of China” released in...

The third volume of "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" was launched in Cambodia on Tuesday, attracting scores of readers from the Senate, the National Assembly and all ministries in the country.

University Students Combine Ultra 21st-Century and Angkrorian Elements in an Airport...

The project took them one year to complete.

In Cambodia, pepper is on a pedestal

In northern Cambodia, even the names exude an ancient romanticism. Angkor Wat. Phnom Bakheng. Phimeanakas. Meandering miles of movie-perfect temples. Join the masses at dawn and stumble through, awed by the stone intricacies of lost centuries.

[Photos] The cyclos, street food and shophouses of 1950s Phnom Penh

This collection of archive images depicts Phnom Penh in April 1953, offering an insight into Cambodia on the brink of independence, a country yet to be touched by the heady development of the 60s or the tragedy of the 70s.

Cambodia Town Film Festival is moving online and it’s all free

The annual Cambodia Town Film Festival returns this week, but like just about all events, it’s all going to be online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

First They Killed My Father: Criminally underrated masterpiece by Angelina Jolie...

Based on the memoir by Loung Ung who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jolie, First They Killed My Father traces the journey of a 5-year-old girl, who with her family, is forced into the labour camps in Cambodia during the period of Khmer Rouge.

A Garden Grows in Cambodia

This is a small peek into the true nature of Peace Corps work; development is not a beautiful linear graph of steady improvement.

9 best restaurants in Boeung Keng Kang, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia is a paradise for foodies, especially the Boeung Keng Kang 1 area, with many restaurants serving dishes from all over the world.

How the killing fields have cast a shadow over the whole...

The truth about crimes in Cambodia remained hidden for many years. Most people accountable for genocide have never been brought to justice.

Hannes Schmid of Smiling Gecko Cambodia: I was coming back home...

He was catapulted to fame as a creator of an advertising campaign for one of the leading cigarette brands, but he’s turned over a new leaf in his life.

Long Lost Gawthrop [Korea] / Drug Noose [Cambodia] Split Records Finally...

Korean sludge band Gawthrop and Cambodian band Drug Noose‘s split record has finally landed in Singapore safely in the hands of Vanilla Thunder Records.

Pagodas prepare Covid measures for Pchum Ben

Minister of Cults and Religions Chhit Sokhon instructed directors of all provincial and municipal departments to work with Buddhist leaders to reduce the risk of Covid-19 during the upcoming Kan Ben and Pchum Ben festivals.

Treasures Looted in War

Works of art and cultural heritage sites are common casualties in war.

Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Reasmey Khemuni – 5 facts about the thrill-seeking,...

A favourite of uncle King Norodom Sihamoni, the 22-year-old quit Cambodia for California and a life in front of the camera – performing in stage musicals and posting pop song covers on Instagram from quarantine, playing his preferred Fender Telecaster guitar.

Cambodia’s Rithy Panh Discusses the Ethical Quandaries of ‘Irradiated’ at the...

Cambodian director Rithy Panh survived the brutal Khmer Rouge regime that took the lives of many of his friends and family. His latest film “Irradiated,” which premiered in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival, does not shy away from human horrors like those he experienced in his youth.

From Phnom Penh With Love

A conversation with author, journalist and television producer Glen Felgate.

Interview: Jimmy Henderson on What He Found with “The Prey”

On his creative rejuvenation in Cambodia and pursuing another ass-kicking adventure.