How a tour of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh reveals a heritage hotbed beneath the new Chinese money

Phnom Penh might seem like one huge building site fuelled by Chinese money but heritage tours uncover its abundant historical and traditional architecture.

Silenced by Hun Sen’s regime, famed Cambodian poet could have been a national treasure. Instead he works a noodle cart 14 hours a day

Poet and former monk Chin Meas ekes out a living on his noodle cart in Siem Reap, but he still finds ways to express himself – when he has the energy.

Inside the effort to return stolen cultural artifacts to Cambodia

It was Hollywood that turned the temple complex around Angkor Wat into an ultra-famous location, but the Cambodian site is so much more than a movie set.

Villagers celebrate traditional ritual to ask “guardian spirit” to bring good fortune and rain in Cambodia

Dozens of villagers on the northwest outskirts of Phnom Penh in Cambodia painted their faces and bodies as well as donned grass skirts on Wednesday as they celebrated an annual traditional ritual to ask a "guardian spirit" to bring good fortune and rain for their rice crop.

Return to Seoul review – Park Ji-min lights up mesmerising tale of identity and alienation

An adopted woman travels from France to South Korea in search of her roots in Davy Chou’s star-making second film.

For blind musicians, Khmer culture sings

Traditional arts were crushed under the Khmer Rouge. But a school for orphans helps pass musical and poetic traditions down to future generations.

An Australian Who Worked to Restore Cambodian Culture Dies at 76

The passing of Darryl Collins is seen as “a great loss” for Cambodia.

Cambodia breaks its own Guinness World Record for largest Madison dance

Cambodia on Saturday broke its own Guinness World Record for the largest Madison dance involving 4,999 participants, a Guinness World Record adjudicator announced.

Long Beach’s new year festival: Some Cambodian Americans aren’t happy with the name Sankranta

At Long Beach’s first Sankranta festival to celebrate the Cambodian new year, people knelt and prayed at a mound of sand called a stupa, decorated with bright yellow flowers to honor ancestors.

Circa 1998: Recalling Pol Pot and his Khmer regime in Cambodia

Khmer Rouge leader died on April 15 in 1998, leaving behind a legacy of brutality and impoverishment.

Cambodians race oxen ahead of Khmer New Year (video)

Cambodians raced carts pulled by oxen on Sunday as part of the upcoming Khmer New Year celebrations in mid-April.

From war to peace: Cambodian goldsmith turns bullet casings into jewellery

Every week, Cambodian goldsmith Thoeun Chantha turns about five kg of brass casings of AK-47 and M-16 bullets into jewellery.

Looted relics returned to Cambodia receive monks’ blessings

Cambodian artifacts were often looted out of the country beginning in the 1970s, under control of the Khmer Rouge. At least 13 antiquities have been returned this month amid a push in the art world from artists and scholars to return looted works to their countries of origin.

A New Report Has Linked More Than 1,000 Antiquities in the Met Museum’s Collection to Traffickers

An investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists calls into question the origin of the museum's antiquities holdings.

The Khmer Rouge survivor who forgave his family’s killers

Sokreaksa Himm shook hands with the killers of his parents and siblings after he became a Christian.

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.

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.

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.

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.