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.

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.

Inspired by dream of flying, Cambodian man builds ‘airplane house’ (video)

The concrete construction, which has mock engines, wings and a tailplane, was built by Chrach Pov, 43, and has created a stir in the district of Siem Reap province where he lives.

South Asians Admixed With Cambodians About a Millennium Earlier Than Previously Thought: DNA Analysis

The admixture happened as early as 1st-3rd centuries CE, according to a new study published in Nature. It says that Indian influence “may have stimulated early state formation in the region.”

Revelations in Cambodia looting scandal name ‘scholar’ at Denver Art Museum as accomplice to disgraced dealer Douglas Latchford

Researcher Emma Bunker aided the notorious looter in sourcing and selling Southeast Asian antiquities.

‘Return to Seoul’s’ behind the scenes tale of the reluctant movie star

“Return to Seoul” filmmaker Davy Chou doesn’t like to give up on his instincts.

The Neglected Music of the Theravada Tradition 

In an episode of Tricycle Talks, scholar Trent Walker explores how the Cambodian dharma song tradition demonstrates “a mischievous streak in Buddhist monasticism,” sitting at the intersection of asceticism and sensuality.

The idea of World Heritage hasn’t worked out as planned. Has it fallen victim to its own success?

Fifty years ago, the international community came together to try and protect the world's most important cultural and natural treasures.

No need for blows in martial arts row

Khmer traditional martial arts, or "Kun Lbokator", was among this year's 22 new inscriptions to Unesco's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Rebuilding Cambodia and Leaving

A conversation with Margaret Bywater.

In the Khmer Rouge’s last stronghold, myths from the Cambodian genocide still reign

The video flashed images of the Tuol Sleng Prison in Phnom Penh, where thousands of Cambodians were tortured and killed during the Marxist Khmer Rouge regime of the 1970s.

Cambodia celebrates its famous Sea Festival after two-year break

Cambodia organised its ninth annual Sea Festival here on Saturday night (Dec 11) after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, attracting tens of thousands of revellers.

How a temple, and a newer generation, is carrying Cambodian tradition in Fresno

On a Saturday afternoon the largest Cambodian Buddhist temple in Fresno is alive with color and movement.

Cambodian refugees cope with war trauma by reinforcing culture and community

It’s a hot day in Fresno and Danny Kim’s backyard feels like an oasis.

Cambodian arts school breaks Guinness World Record for holding 24-hour circus show

Guinness World Records said on its website that Phare Ponleu Selpak was founded by Cambodian refugees to help children overcome war traumas and revive the country's culture and education after the Khmer Rouge genocide.

24-hour circus show in Cambodia breaks Guinness World Record

An arts school in Cambodia broke a Guinness World Record by staging a circus show that lasted for 24 hours, 10 minutes, 30 seconds.

Khmer Rouge survivors recall horrors to young Cambodians

For nearly five years in the 1970s, the Khmer Rouge conducted a reign of terror across Cambodia, killing at least 1.7 million people.

Stolen statue linked to antiquities trafficker Doris Wiener repatriated to Cambodia

The sandstone vishnu statue was stolen from a seventh-century temple and smuggled to Manhattan in 1995, when it was sold to a private collector.

Looted: Hunting Priceless Relics (video)

Investigators across Cambodia, Thailand, London and New York are on the hunt for evidence to reclaim ancient artefacts stolen by one of the most infamous art thieves in the world.


How the Twist ignited Cambodia’s musical golden age

In the 1960s rock’n’roll came to Cambodia. Dee Peyok describes the post-colonial music scene, a sweet, brief moment of swinging liberation before the communist revolution snuffed it out.