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3 Questions: Alan Lightman’s new novel about Cambodia and family

MIT writer’s new work, “Three Flames,” explores the fractures and bonds among kin in a rebuilding society.

The rise of southern Cambodia

Clustered along a strip of wooden decking dozens of women in floppy brimmed hats, with neck scarves attached to shield them from the sun, are shouting volubly as they sell their prized wares at one of southern Cambodia’s most popular markets.

Marie Bruce: Falling in love with Phnom Penh

I am one of a group of five women friends who like to travel and talk about travel. We consider ourselves young seniors and when we get together we talk about our wish list of places to visit. Asia had been on the horizon for years.

Cambodian Musicians Heal Through Music

The power of music and art to influence generations is well documented, and that's sometimes why authoritarian regimes tend to silence artists.

Meet Funky Sole’s Rave Grandma

Jessica Lim’s youth was swallowed up by family, work and a journey to flee an authoritarian regime in Cambodia. Now in her 60s, she’s reliving her 20s by dancing in Echo Park every other night of the week.

UofL shows numerous exhibitions in Louisville Photo Biennial

The Louisville Photo Biennial is one of the region’s largest shared arts and culture traditions and UofL is in on the action.

The newly renovated FCC Angkor: Cambodia’s foreign correspondents club undergoes renovation

Instagrammers have a hard time competing with the romance and wild-tale slinging of foreign correspondents – a fact Cambodia's foreign correspondents clubs adroitly play upon.

Cambodia Peace Project as Seen Through the Simple Use Film Camera

Peering through the past with eyes from the present, twenty students from Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong documented modern-day life on the streets of Cambodia.

New Cambodia themed adventure park set for Valencia

A new tropical rainforest themed adventure park has been given the go ahead by the mayor of Valencia Joan Ribó.

Doch Chkae, the metal band born on a rubbish dump

It was the most powerful symbol of the poverty under which many lived in mid-2000s Cambodia: a vast rubbish dump on the outskirts of the capital.

Cambodian woman gives testimony about life after a shoe box from...

A speaker from Cambodia told students from San Angelo Christian Academy about how a shoe box changed her life.

Photos: Southeast Asia Day displays diverse array of cultures at Long...

Event offered a chance to explore Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and India.

Grande Dame of Siem Reap returns

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, a landmark hotel along the legendary Grand Tour of Indochina, has officially reopened following an extensive six-month restoration.

Cambodia’s first gay apsara dance troupe upends ancient tradition

Cambodia’s first all-male gay dance troupe has overturned the Kingdom’s ancient tradition by performing a classical apsara dance, traditionally performed by women, dating back to the 7th century - to mixed reactions.

Meet Cambodia’s first gay dance troupe

Gold jewellery glistening, six male dancers from Cambodia’s first gay “Apsara” troupe swirl in unison on a dimly lit stage, their production a radical shake-up of a ballet form peformed by women for more than a thousand years.

Rapidly approaching bicentenary galvanizes communities across Asia

Across the vast lands of Asia, preparations for the bicentenary gain momentum daily.

Cambodia’s first gay dance troupe upends centuries of tradition

Gold jewellery glistening, six male dancers from Cambodia's first gay "Apsara" troupe swirl in unison on a dimly lit stage, their production a radical shake-up of a ballet form peformed by women for more than a thousand years.

Voluntourism, as for example in Cambodia: but are you really, honestly...

What is voluntourism? A trip abroad that entails community service work as well as a way to give back to communities around the world. Sounds good, but many people neglect to research the organizations they have decided to help. And this can be a serious problem.

In Cambodia, a foodie’s choice: Fried bugs in the night market...

The tuk-tuk rattled over a rough dirt road, jarring my bones, finally stopping when the road turned and seemed to disappear near a stream.

Review: ‘Cambodian Rock Band’ electrifies with humor, history and rock ‘n’...

Prepare to leave “Cambodian Rock Band” smiling through tears and wondering how to reconcile those feelings.