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Malaysians in Cambodia uphold Raya spirit

There may not be a large-scale Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration this year, but that does not stop Malaysian ambassador to Cambodia, Eldeen Husaini Mohd Hashim, from making the best out of the situation.

Cambodia to London: Weybridge woman’s volunteering odyssey

A Weybridge woman who spent 11 weeks helping out rural communities in Cambodia has turned her outreach expertise to good use since returning to the UK.

Buddhist Monks in Cambodia and Thailand Limit Religious Services Amid Pandemic

With strict stay-at-home orders and social-distancing measures limiting normal social interactions, Buddhist monks in Cambodia and Thailand have adjusted their daily habits and religious activities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus brings curtain down on Cambodia shadow puppet theatre

In recent years, however, local interest in the art that was designated a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2005 has dwindled, with foreign tourists and funding becoming its main supporters.

‘Graves Without a Name’ Review: An Impossible Quest in Cambodia

The filmmaker Rithy Panh attempts to find where his parents, victims of the Khmer Rouge, are buried.

25th Asian Television Awards set for Jan. 15 in Cambodia

Fresh from the success of this year’s first-ever Manila-hosted 24th Asian Television Awards (ATA) last January at Resorts World Manila, comes the call for entries to the next edition set for Jan. 15 at Nagaworld in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Bring Tony home!

Comedians have rallied to the aid of a former colleague who has become stranded in Cambodia by coronavirus.

Former Highbridge student completes marine mammal project in Cambodia

Former King Alfred School Academy student Eve Croxford has been studying some of the world’s most amazing wildlife up close as she studies zoology at university.

Pandemic perspectives from the US

The US has soared ahead to become the world leader in both Covid-19 cases and deaths. We hear from Cambodian diaspora living across the country about the multitude of ways the virus is impacting their lives.

Gilroy doughnut shop family loses daughter, but her organs save her...

Monday might have been like any other morning at the Gilroy Donut House, with Hok family members — who have owned this downtown shop for 30 years — greeting their regulars and boxing up apple fritters, buttermilk bars and maple old-fashioneds.

Buddhist monks in Cambodia and Thailand adapt rituals during pandemic

From weddings to funerals, many religious rites are being changed or cancelled to limit the spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Epic exported

The Ramayana and its variants found all over Southeast Asia.

Doc Corner: Rithy Panh’s ‘Graves Without a Name’

It is not very often an autobiographical documentary about genocide is selected to open a prestigious strand of one of the biggest film festivals in the world.

Boy Who Dreams of Fish Turns Passion Into Project to Feed...

When Miles Lin was 3, his grandfather started teaching him how to fish. By the time he turned 9, fishing had become his passion.
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Cambodia’s intangible cultural heritage chapei Master transmits public health messages (video)

In Cambodia, intangible cultural heritage is deployed for the transmission of important public health messages.

‘He was one of a kind’: Burning Man’s beloved, blue-haired photographer...

In the middle of the night in April 1975, 5-year-old Kim Hong Pin prepared to leave his home in the Northwestern city of Battambang in Cambodia.

Community Driven

Jenna Pel empowers queer students and alumni at her alma mater.

Kent State massacre: The shootings on a college campus 50 years...

The shootings at the Vietnam War protest was seen "as an indication that things in the U.S. — on and off campus — were spiraling out of control," a historian said.

Monica Sok on Writing the Cambodian Story Beyond Trauma

Monica Sok’s debut poetry collection, A Nail the Evening Hangs On, grew from her reflections on the Cambodian diaspora and experience as the daughter of former refugees. Sok, a 2018–2020 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, spoke with Louis Elliot.

Khalad Elhajj ASA takes his accounting skills global

Khaled Elhajj ASA has volunteered his accounting knowledge and skills across continents, and looks forward to his next experience of giving back.