Tuesday, November 24, 2020


Douglas Latchford’s death reignites unresolved controversy over alleged smuggling of Cambodian...

News of the death of dealer and expert in South East Asian art raises strong reactions and unanswered questions.

The tragic real-life story of the Killing Fields

"Hell on Earth." That's how the Chicago-based Cambodian sculptor Narath Tan described his home region, Pursat, to Bruce Sharp.

The art of the brew: The story behind Cambodia’s first nanobrewery

Flowers Nanobrewery isn’t trying to break the Angkor monopoly on the Cambodian beer market, but the one-man, Japanese-run nanobrewery in Kampot is trying to preserve its distinct craft beer creations and identity.

Ellen Wong Examines Cambodian’s Past in ‘In the Life of Music’...

"Are you Hope?" Indican Pictures has released an official US trailer for a Cambodian drama titled In the Life of Music, which originally premiered in 2018 at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

‘Cambodia Burning’ Shortlisted for Earth Photo 2020 Competition

Grantee Sean Gallagher’s short film “Cambodia Burning,” part of his Pulitzer Center-supported reporting project of the same name, has been shortlisted for the Earth Photo 2020 competition in the Changing Forests category.

Vann Molyvann’s house is up for sale – but should it...

With the former Phnom Penh home of visionary Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann on the market, its potential sale to private investors provides few guarantees over its preservation as a Cambodian cultural artefact and heritage site.

Restoration of historical sites in Angkor, Cambodia assisted by China amid...

The Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage has helped Cambodia to restore the royal palaces in the ruins of Angkor and the research work has not been suspended, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Renowned Cambodian-American Composer Urges Artists to Listen to Their Inner Voices...

Dr. Chinary Ung is an internationally-celebrated composer who has recently earned one of the highest honors in the United States, a lifetime membership to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

The Australian book you should read next: Her Father’s Daughter by...

Told in the third person, flipping between the voice of Pung and her father, the memoir offers an unflinching, humorous blueprint for surviving trying times.

Meet this Gen Z Cambodian princess praised by Chinese netizens for...

We know all about UK royalty Prince William and Prince Harry, and maybe even Bhutan's adorable little prince. But do you know who Princess Norodom Pongsoriya is?

Angkor Wat without tourists: Empty, strange and extraordinary

With travel restrictions in place around the world, and the coronavirus pandemic keeping would-be tourists at home, one of the world’s most famous wonders, the early 12th-century Angkor Wat and surrounding temples, has been left largely empty for months.

Cambodian Artists and Art Groups Are Facing Their Own Virus Crisis...

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, performers and art groups began to feel the pinch because the government prohibited all public gatherings, even closing theaters and other performance venues.

Cambodia’s ‘hidden’ Angkor Wat (video)

After hiding his identity, burying his work in the forest and narrowly escaping death, a Cambodian architect built a masterpiece inspired by Angkor Wat.

Asian Television Awards to celebrates its 25th anniversary in Phnom Penh,...

For the first time in 25 years, the prestigious Asian Television Awards which has championed the region’s most talented Media and Entertainment professionals, will be held in Cambodia.

Secretive Creator of ‘Kitchen Story’ Delivers Delicious Recipes Online

Every week, the Kitchen Story Facebook page posts a single instructional food video. A pair of hands and a calm voice speaking Khmer guide you through the ingredients needed for the recipe and steps to make it.

Cambodian Artists, Art Groups Are Facing Their Own Virus Crisis

Nov Sreyleak’s daily routine flowed as smoothly as her acrobatic movements. She would study English in the morning, after which she would work part-time at Siem Reap’s Phare Cambodian Circus.

Asian Television Awards to hold its 25th edition in Cambodia

The Asian Television Awards (ATA) event, known for valuing remarkable talents in media and entertainment in the region, will hold its 25th edition in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from January 15 to 17, next year.

A Cambodian community’s struggle to survive virus economic fallout

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Cambodia’s urban-poor communities have suffered severe economic shocks and fallen further into poverty. Without a secure social security safety net to fall back on, many are now relying on NGOs to keep them afloat.

Entry two: A delivery of true Cambodian craft (beer)

New Globe reporter Alexi Demetriadi is nearing the halfway mark of his two-week hotel holiday-cum-quarantine in Phnom Penh, and while Amazon doesn't deliver to room 416, the Globe’s publisher does a home delivery service with a twist.

Sequel to Cambodian Action Hit ‘Jailbreak’ in the Works (Exclusive)

Action actors Cecep Arif Rahman and Yayan Ruhian, known for their work in 'The Raid' movies and 'John Wick 3 – Parabellum,' are in talks to play villains.