Met Museum Kicked Me Out for Praying to My Ancestral Gods
My danced prayer to looted Cambodian antiquities was too much for the New York museum.
Relentlessly real rhymes with Cambodia’s RuthKo
“I like to compare my life to a lotus, born out of the mud into a beautiful flower.”
Denver Art Museum returns donations from associate of antiquities smuggler Douglas Latchford
The museum has issued a statement further distancing itself from the late Emma Bunker, who allegedly falsified provenance for items looted from Cambodia.
The Khmer Rouge survivor who forgave his family’s killers
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Sokreaksa Himm shook hands with the killers of his parents and siblings after he became a Christian.
The Separate Lives Of A Cambodian Tuk-tuk Driver And His Wife
Cambodian filmmaker Kavich Neang’s short film 'Three Wheels' explores the trauma of forced marriages during the Khmer Rouge.
Remembering Haing Ngor, The First Asian To Win Best Supporting Actor — For ‘The Killing Fields’ In 1985
Ke Huy Quan, the Vietnamese American actor widely expected to win Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards this weekend for his role in Everything Everywhere All At Once, is part of increased Asian representation seen at the Oscars in recent years. If he wins, he’ll be the second Asian actor to win the prize.
Deported to a Country You Can’t Remember
The Biden administration sent Phoeun You, a former child refugee, to Cambodia after more than four decades in the US. Governor Gavin Newsom has the power to bring him back.
Exclusive: Director Davy Chou Gets Personal About His Newest Feature Return to Seoul
We interviewed filmmaker Davy Chou about his latest — and most personal — film, Return to Seoul.
TikTok’s viral monks are clashing with Buddhist authorities
Superstar monks have built massive followings — but dancing, singing, and fame-seeking are all violations of the monastic code.
Opinion: Understanding Thai Cultural Jingoism: A Case of “Cambodian” Desserts
You might have heard the phase “ทัวร์ลง” (pronounced as tour lohng in Thai), a relatively new Thai slang that means getting backlash online. The phase literally means hordes of tourists getting off a bus at your doorstep.
‘Return to Seoul’: Portrait of a young woman, untethered
In Cambodia’s official Oscar submission, Park Ji-min makes a surprisingly assured debut as a French Korean adoptee.
This ‘Lost City’ in Cambodia Is As Mesmerizing As Angkor Wat, With None of the Crowds
Not far from Angkor Wat, archaeologists have uncovered a network of ancient temples — and have opened a window into Cambodia's extraordinary history.
Britain returns trove of Angkor jewels to Cambodia
Officials received the 77 pieces from the family of an antiquities dealer.
Cambodia: Stolen Angkorian crown jewellery resurfaces in London
A vast trove of Cambodia's Angkorian crown jewellery, some dating back to the 7th Century, resurfaced in London last summer, it has been revealed.
Cambodia Says It Has Recovered Looted Gold Jewelry Once Worn by Royals
The 77 items had been in the collection of Douglas A.J. Latchford, accused of trafficking in looted antiquities, and were returned under an agreement with his estate.
Interview With Davy Chou: Everything Still Needs to Be Built
When we last spoke with Davy Chou, we caught him at the debut of his sophomore film, “Return to Seoul” in Cannes. This time, we speak with him again at a different point of the movie: during its awards tour.
Cambodians celebrate traditional fishing methods at annual ceremony (video)
Running into a thigh-deep muddy lake, villagers in eastern Cambodia used bamboo baskets and nets to scoop up their catch for an annual fishing ceremony where only traditional tools are used.
The death of popular music in Cambodia
The vast majority of musicians who adopted 1960s rock and roll were later reviled by the Khmer Rouge and consigned to the Killing Fields, says Dee Payok.
Return to Seoul director Davy Chou on ‘cultures clashing’ in his hit movie, working with non-professional actors and being inspired by Tarantino, Scorsese
Cambodian-French director Davy Chou explains why his award-winning film about a Korean-born French adoptee reunited with her parents has links to his own life.
Art as a tool for healing? Cambodian circus fosters joy and confidence.
In Cambodia, a circus is helping break the cycle of poverty and renew arts that were nearly wiped out by the Khmer Rouge regime.
Hun Sen’s post-election resignation a near done deal
Asia’s longest-serving leader has put his dynastic succession plan in overdrive after taming all last vestiges of opposition.