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Cambodia’s Festival of the Dead: Rice offerings and Buddhist chants

Cambodians threw rice on the ground on Tuesday (Sep 25) to mark the "Festival of the Dead" or Pchum Ben and feed the spirits of the dead.

Why a dog meat seller switched to serving vegan menu, and...

Eating dog meat is popular in Buddhist Cambodia, but animal rights activists are trying to change this. One couple was persuaded to drastically change their business.

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai

Since opening the restaurant in Oakland, Calif., in February, Nite Yun has followed Khmer cooking traditions that war and genocide nearly wiped out.

Chinese president, wife visit Cambodian King, Queen Mother

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on Wednesday visited Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, ahead of the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, in Beijing.

Q&A: Greg Barron on the invention of zero and what it...

Four decades after interviewing Cambodian refugees fleeing the Khmer Rouge, award-winning radio producer Greg Barron is preparing to tell a very different — and much older — story.

There’s a world of difference between neighbours Vietnam and Cambodia

With more than a thousand kilometres of shared border, and with centuries of overlapping history, Cambodia and Vietnam are not unlike two children from the same family.

Cambodia–Vietnam Friendship Monument

Bombed and burned, this monument represents the often controversial ties between Vietnam and Cambodia.
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Cambodia Town Film Festival presents perspectives beyond ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Kilong Ung was just a teenager when the Khmer Rouge overtook his hometown of Battambang in Cambodia.

Vietnamese Cultural Week opens in Cambodia

The Vietnamese Culture Week opened at Chaktomuk theatre, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on September 11.

Why Confront the Horrors of History?

We must confront the horrors of history if we are to ever move past it.

Interview: Milton Osborne, on Pol Pot and Cambodia’s Development

His latest work, “Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds”, is a memoir of his days as a young diplomat in Phnom Penh between 1959 and 1961.

Chinese tourists to Cambodia exceed 1 mln in 7 months, up...

Almost 1.1 million Chinese tourists had visited Cambodia in the first seven months of 2018, up 72.6 percent over the same period last year, said Cambodian Tourism Ministry's latest report released Monday.

Foreign Correspondents Club

Originally a meeting place for foreign correspondents and war reporters, the FCC remains an atmospheric spot for sunset drinks in Phnom Penh.

Cambodian designers turning trash and recyclables into high fashion want to...

Members of the recycling collective La Chhouk started with a dress made from brown rice sacks decorated with beer bottle tops and broken CDs which was later worn by a Miss Cambodia runner-up at an international beauty pageant.

Welcome to ‘Tourism Vacation Town’: China to build $1.2bn holiday hotspot...

Vast project follows a similar $3.8bn project, raising concerns about Beijing’s dollar diplomacy in the region.

Cambodia’s First Reptile-themed Cafe Slithers into People’s Hearts

As customers sip on their lattes and hang out with the reptiles, "they will love them like I do," the 32-year-old told AFP while stroking the scaly neck wattle of an iguana.

Cambodia’s Youk Chhang: Why We Must Fight for Justice After Genocide

“Memory is one thing, but demanding justice is another,” says Youk Chhang.

Mystery over Brit who died in Cambodian hostel as family are...

Ten months on, Natalie's family are still waiting for answers with the case remaining a mystery.

5 Reasons for Millennials to Explore Cambodia

Let’s face it, we all want to travel.

Cambodian Vlogger Aims to Promote Equal Rights in Cambodia

“I want people to debate about the topics that I raise—their disagreement won’t matter much to me,” says Catherine V. Harry.