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Meet the Incredible Cambodia Boy Who Can Speak Over 10 Languages

A young Cambodian vendor has captivated netizens around the world after his ability to speak over 10 languages and dialects was caught on film and shared on social media.

Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam agree to jointly promote Buddhism

Buddhists from Laos, Cambodia and Việt Nam gathered in Vientiane on Tuesday for the first Cambodia, Laos and Việt Nam Buddhist Leaders’ Conference, which aimed to strengthen co-operation in promoting Buddhism in the three countries.

Step by Step: Phnom Penh Marching Band Takes Setbacks in Stride

On most days, the courtyard of Kolab Primary School is a cacophony of children at play, but on Sunday afternoons, the humid air rings with the cheery din of Phnom Penh’s only independent marching band.

Cambodia’s Forgotten Food

Genevieve Taylor tells the story of how Cambodia's finest dishes were almost lost when millions died in genocide in the mid-1970s, but now those forgotten foods are coming back.
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Documentary Film on Cambodian Martial Art ‘Bokator’ to Screen in Philadelphia

‘Surviving Bokator,’ a documentary film about a Khmer Rouge survivor and martial art grandmaster who dreams to revive an ancient Cambodian sport, is set to premiere in the United States East Coast at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival this Friday, according to a press release.

Cambodian women who flouted archaic rules are now role models promoting...

Generations of rural Cambodian girls were taught traditional rules for how to be a ‘proper woman’, dutiful wife and home maker. Some rebelled, determined to carve their own paths.

Cambodia’s most diligent and heroic architect

Dy Proeung built scale models of temples. When the Khmer Rouge took over, he had to hide his life’s work—and his identity.

Plastic? Fantastic!: Cambodian LGBT fashion designers find beauty in trash

From a dress inspired by the plume of a peacock and fashioned out of bottle caps and cement sacks, to a black and orange tiger outfit made of plastic bags, one group of LGBT fashion designers in Cambodia crafts beauty from trash to battle discrimination.

Ayako shines in silk dress from Cambodia at wedding party

A daughter of Emperor Akihito's late cousin, obliged to renounce her status as a princess on marrying a commoner, celebrated her big day with a glittering reception on Oct. 30.

In Photos: First Cambodia Peace Gallery to Provide a Safe Space...

After more than a decade of working in conflict resolution around the world, Dr. Emma Leslie, executive director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, together with her husband Dr. Soth Plai Ngarm, brought to Cambodia the Cambodia Peace Gallery.

In Photos: First Baha’i Temple in Cambodia Hopes to Bring Peace...

The Baha’i Faith is one of the youngest world religions. It is also one of the most receptive religions in the world.

Japan passion for Khmer fashion

Inspired by the costumes of the masked dance drama called Lakhon Khol, a self-taught Cambodian artist has put his passion for design into a collection to be presented on runways at the Japan International Fashion Gala this December.

Kiwi Legend: the Cambodian refugee helping others make NZ home

Our new series produced by the New Zealand Red Cross profiles people from refugee backgrounds who now call New Zealand home. Our second Kiwi Legend: Niborom Young, who found herself locked out of Cambodia and stranded here in 1975.

Uninterrupted artistic freedom still not a reality in Cambodia

Cambodian film-maker praCh Ly Friday said uninterrupted artistic freedom in his country is still not a reality and people from the creative field are punished if they make anything critical of the government.

Animation Is Film Review: ‘Funan’

Denis Do's award-winning animated feature suggests the horrors of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime without depicting the worst atrocities.

All you need to know about Cambodia’s Water Festival, from its...

Also known as Bon Om Touk, the annual event is one of the country’s biggest celebrations drawing more than one million Cambodians from the provinces to the capital for three days of boat racing and other festivities

Veteran Cambodian Artists to Tour US East Coast Cities

Five Khmer Rouge survivors and performers will share their personal journeys of reviving the Cambodian arts scene through a series of performances in six US cities.

Cambodia’s Anti-Archive Film Initiative Boosts Local Helmers

Cambodian filmmaking collective Anti-Archive’s Echoes of Tomorrow initiative debuted in Busan’s Wide Angle shorts competition with the world premiere of Danech San’s “A Million Years.”

New Cambodian Food Festival aims to highlight Cambodian food and culture...

Richmond will get to experience a new festival this Saturday: the first Cambodian Food Festival.

What to eat in Siem Reap: 5 Cambodian dishes to try...

Explore the local Khmer cuisine in the town that serves as the gateway to Angkor Wat.