Cambodia’s first contemporary dance company updates ancient moves, defying a conservative establishment that says its costumes are ‘too sexy’ and questions the dancers’ classical Khmer cred.
While Cambodia is synonymous with the famous temple complex Angkor Wat, the post-Angkorian period is far less studied. Considered to be a dark time in the Kingdom’s history, an ongoing excavation at the country’s former capital city Longvek – now just a small village – offers evidence to suggest otherwise
“I’m in and out of different stalls and stores so much that I don’t even know their names,” Chinchakriya Un said, with a laugh.
While cross-stitching won’t make anyone rich, it is a hobby that has been taken up by Cambodian women for years. Some sell their creations, while others are content to give them as gifts or display them in their homes.
China has been a key partner in helping renovate and preserve Cambodia's cultural heritage, Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona has said.
Sambonn Lek, bartender at the St. Regis hotel near the White House, has shaken and stirred for movers and shakers since the Carter administration.
When Sofia Goh made a friend on her trip, she began a journey she will never forget. The new series Across Asean explores these special bonds formed by ordinary individuals from the countries in this region.
Cambodia on Wednesday (Jul 4) reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighbouring Thailand, the first time the line has been operational in 45 years.
Two historic Raffles branded ‘landmark’ hotels in Cambodia have been sold to Lodgis Hospitality Holdings.
Actor Nigel Planer took a river cruise down the Mekong river through Cambodia
Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band, which premiered earlier this year at South Coast Repertory, follows the efforts of Neary, a young Cambodian American working for an NGO in Cambodia, to arrange the trial of Comrade Duch, the first Khmer Rouge official to be held responsible in court for the Cambodian genocide in the late 1970s
Cambodia’s awe-inspiring Angkor Wat shares a unique link with India even apart from the ancient legends on its walls. Here’s the little-known tale behind this ‘past’ connection!
Rock-folk fusion outfit Kampot Playboys are among several bands energising audiences with their own versions of popular rock classics from before the Khmer Rouge regime at their live shows in Cambodia
Kampong Cham province has the Mekong River, temples, what was the longest bamboo bridge in the world and a relaxing rural vibe. The charming provincial capital of the same name is best explored by bicycle.
In the second instalment shining the spotlight on Cambodia’s rising destinations, Marissa Carruthers visits the eastern province of Kratié to experience nature and get a taste of rural life.
Roth Puthy doesn’t have a plane ticket or a suitcase. Nor does she intend on catching a flight. But on a recent Sunday afternoon, she boarded Cambodia’s new airport shuttle train anyway — just for fun.
As the second season of Cambodia’s Got Talent approaches, it is reported that the talent show, part of the global Got Talent franchise, is having a tough time finding contestants.
In the first of three instalments looking at Cambodia’s rising destinations, we visit the coastal resort of Kep, which is looking to reclaim its rightful title as the St Tropez of Southeast Asia
Travel website TripAdvisor has placed Cambodia's ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat as the world's No. 1 landmark in the 2018 Traveler's Choice Awards, the Apsara Authority, which manages the ancient site, said in a news release on Thursday.
End nears for minority group whose local history stretches back centuries