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Q&A: Greg Barron on the invention of zero and what it...

Four decades after interviewing Cambodian refugees fleeing the Khmer Rouge, award-winning radio producer Greg Barron is preparing to tell a very different — and much older — story.

There’s a world of difference between neighbours Vietnam and Cambodia

With more than a thousand kilometres of shared border, and with centuries of overlapping history, Cambodia and Vietnam are not unlike two children from the same family.
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Cambodia Town Film Festival presents perspectives beyond ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Kilong Ung was just a teenager when the Khmer Rouge overtook his hometown of Battambang in Cambodia.

Vietnamese Cultural Week opens in Cambodia

The Vietnamese Culture Week opened at Chaktomuk theatre, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on September 11.

Why Confront the Horrors of History?

We must confront the horrors of history if we are to ever move past it.

Interview: Milton Osborne, on Pol Pot and Cambodia’s Development

His latest work, “Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds”, is a memoir of his days as a young diplomat in Phnom Penh between 1959 and 1961.

Cambodian designers turning trash and recyclables into high fashion want to...

Members of the recycling collective La Chhouk started with a dress made from brown rice sacks decorated with beer bottle tops and broken CDs which was later worn by a Miss Cambodia runner-up at an international beauty pageant.

Cambodia’s First Reptile-themed Cafe Slithers into People’s Hearts

As customers sip on their lattes and hang out with the reptiles, "they will love them like I do," the 32-year-old told AFP while stroking the scaly neck wattle of an iguana.

Cambodia’s Youk Chhang: Why We Must Fight for Justice After Genocide

“Memory is one thing, but demanding justice is another,” says Youk Chhang.

Cambodian Vlogger Aims to Promote Equal Rights in Cambodia

“I want people to debate about the topics that I raise—their disagreement won’t matter much to me,” says Catherine V. Harry.

Cambodian FB users rage over dance ownership

United Nations’ cultural agency Unesco’s Facebook page has hosted a heated debate between Cambodians and Thais over Bangkok's proposal for the inclusion of “khon" masked dance on the agency’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
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Education can help heal national trauma, halt atrocities: Cambodian genocide survivor

He has lived the American dream and returned home a hero. But parts of Youk Chhang’s life are beyond healing even three decades after escaping the hellholes of Cambodia.

‘Farfetched dream,’ Cambodia to Harvard, comes true

The teacher asks then-9-year-old Pechthida Kim, "What's 4 times 3?" The Greenhalge Elementary School student, hearing the word "times," looks up at the clock.

See How Technology is Changing Traditional Teenage Dating in Cambodia

Cambodia is home to just over 20 ethnic minorities, with the Kreung being one of the country's largest groups. Traditionally, Kreung girls and boys approaching adolescence were given their own private huts outside the family home.

Strangers in their homeland: the Khmerican Cambodians Trump deported

For many deportees, the United States had been home for decades. Now, they struggle to adjust to life in the country of their birth.

In Its Second Year, Khmer Literature Festival Arrives in Battambang

Event organizers expect up to 1,000 people to attend the festival.

‘I used to talk about politics on Facebook, but now it’s...

As Cambodian critics are targeted online, an offline forum provides space to discuss issues such as a cybercrime law.

Tarantulas: Cambodia’s disappearing delicacy

Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders.

Cambodian unease as Chinese casinos turn seaside paradise into ‘Macau No...

Gamblers chain-smoking and speaking Mandarin are feeding $100 bills into hungry roulette machines at the Holiday Palace Casino Resort.
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BYU Cambodian Oral History Project connects generations

Chea Raet, an 83-year-old woman who lives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, clearly remembers the horrific events surrounding the Cambodian genocide under the Khmer Rouge regime.