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Journalist’s Book Explains Severe Barriers Cambodian Refugees Face In California

Most immigrants, including refugees fleeing violence, are demonized these days by President Donald Trump and his administration.

Facing the Future in Laos and the Cambodian Coast

At the final two places on our list of 52, our columnist contemplates the swift, irrevocable changes that tourism and development are bringing.

Best photojournalism arrives in Siem Reap

More than 100 striking images celebrating this year’s best in photojournalism opened in Siem Reap this week as part of a travelling exhibition showcasing images from around the world.

Fashion goodness from Cambodia to Canterbury

Traditional Cambodian village houses are set high on stilts - for defence against floods but also for storage of equipment and livestock, and as a place to provide shade in the heat.

Finding Grandma In Cambodia, And Finding Home

To know your past is to know who you are now and the person you want to become tomorrow.

Cambodia After Khmer Rouge

The repercussions in Cambodia after Khmer Rouge include government chaos, extreme poverty (which is still an issue) and the brutal loss of a generation.

It’s Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts

A new report recommends returning artifacts seized from French colonies in Africa. Cambodia should also be included.

National Book Fair Renews Hope for Cambodian Literary Scene

Ouk Bonheang, 25, a young author, said the rise was due to a growing appreciation among young Cambodians for literacy.

The Struggle to Save Teen ‘Love Huts’ in Cambodia

For the Kreung ethnic minority living in Cambodia, the practice of building “maiden huts" allowed young women to experience courtship on their own terms—and sometimes led to true love and lasting marriages.

Direct flight to link Tianjin and Cambodian city

A direct flight will be launched Tuesday between north China's Tianjin Municipality and Sihanoukville, a coastal city in Cambodia.

Cambodia Seeks To Double Tourism Arrivals By 2025

Cambodia has ambitious plans to increase the number of tourism arrivals from six million in 2018 to 12 million by 2025 as it builds two new airports in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap and renews, enlarges and modernises the one in Sihanoukville.

Air China to launch direct Beijing-Phnom Penh service

Air China will begin direct flights from Beijing to Cambodia’s Phnom Penh, with 3X-weekly Airbus A320 service, from Jan. 7, 2019, marking the first time both capital cities are connected.

Cambodia’s Rithy Panh Remains Tireless Campaigner

Cambodian master director Rithy Panh’s is not optimistic about the chances of his latest film “Graves Without A Name” doing well at the Oscars. It is Cambodia’s contender in the foreign language category.

Cambodia’s ambitious tourism plans

Last week, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed that the number of tourists visiting Cambodia had increased substantially over the years and now the country is expecting 12 million tourists by 2025.

Why the best way to absorb the culture of Vietnam and...

Vietnam and Cambodia offer a colourful culture, poignant history and verdant landscapes. These countries are ideally suited to travelling by water as many of the most rewarding experiences are tucked away in the countryside through which the Mekong River passes.

The project weaving a brighter future for Cambodia’s rural women

A Cambodian social enterprise is giving the ancient art of Khmer weaving a modern twist – and supporting rural women at the same time.

In pictures: Cambodia’s Angkor Photo Festival

The 14th annual Angkor Photo Festival, held in Siem Reap Cambodia, features the work of 100 artists from 40 countries – plus talks, portfolio reviews and workshops.

From Cambodia to KMAC: Artist-in-Residence Tim Robertson explores the risograph

High visibility exhibitions like “Poems for Every Occasion” and “Elsa Hansen Oldham: Muses” are the part of KMAC’s offerings that draw the most attention, but the museum is constantly offering the community other ways to engage, including workshops, poetry slams and the occasional guest artist.

Cambodia marks 25th anniversary of establishment of ICC-Angkor

Cambodia celebrated here on Tuesday the 25th anniversary of the founding of the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor).

How to Do Cambodia Like an A-Lister

Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, David Beckham and Kate Hudson have flocked to the Southeast Asian country, which is seeing a spate of new luxury hotel openings.