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Raven Banner traps Cambodian action thriller ‘The Prey’ for international sales

Toronto-based Raven Banner has picked up international sales rights to Cambodia’s first million-dollar action film The Preyand will launch sales at the EFM in Berlin next month.

This label shows you don’t have to choose between ethics and...

Any label with a focus on sustainability and ethical production is a win in our books.

The seven countries in our Asia-Pacific backyard where kings and queens...

When it comes to monarchy, most people think of the pomp and majesty of the British throne, with its palaces and historic ceremonies.

Top 5 / Southeast Asia’s favourite noodle soups

From Cambodia’s kuy teav to Indonesia’s soto ayam, Southeast Asia Globe tucks into the region’s favourite noodle soups.

How preserving folktales and legends help raise environment awareness in the...

In 2014, several indigenous communities in the Mekong started recording their stories and legends with the help of a group of researchers who are exploring how these narratives can help exposing the destructive impact of large-scale projects in the region.

Masked dance tradition rises from near extinction in Cambodia

Cambodia’s centuries-old tradition of masked dance was nearly wiped out by the Khmer Rouge’s “Killing Fields” regime, but a handful of artists managed to keep it alive and are now working to pass it along to a new generation.

A South Bay Noodle Soup Restaurant Puts a Cambodian Touch on...

Nouilles of 3rds draws on Cambodian cooking traditions in Lomita.

Captivating Royal Ballet debuts

The Royal Ballet of Cambodia will showcase its latest grand production Neang Watthana Devi for the first time in Cambodia in January, following performances in Switzerland and the UAE.

Former refugee found hope in Iowa after surviving bombs as a...

I was 5 years old, running from bomb shells in the fields almost every night. The Vietnam and Cambodian wars had been raging around me my whole life, and my home was a battlefield.

Blessings of the Buddha

Monks in Bangkok on Sunday led hundreds of Thais in worshiping Buddhist relics and statues gathered from 13 Asian countries for a New Year blessing ceremony.

Our favorite new restaurants of the year

It has been a pivotal year for both the restaurant industry and the journalists who cover it. While dozens of high-profile investigations uncovered harassment, wage theft and other abuse in the food world, American restaurant criticism also took a notable shift.

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace

Cambodia's government will host the start of a three-day celebration marking the 20-year anniversary of the end of civil war. The event, beginning Dec. 29, is designed to lay to rest the issue of when the long-running conflict finally ended.

Journalist’s Book Explains Severe Barriers Cambodian Refugees Face In California

Most immigrants, including refugees fleeing violence, are demonized these days by President Donald Trump and his administration.

Best photojournalism arrives in Siem Reap

More than 100 striking images celebrating this year’s best in photojournalism opened in Siem Reap this week as part of a travelling exhibition showcasing images from around the world.

Fashion goodness from Cambodia to Canterbury

Traditional Cambodian village houses are set high on stilts - for defence against floods but also for storage of equipment and livestock, and as a place to provide shade in the heat.

Finding Grandma In Cambodia, And Finding Home

To know your past is to know who you are now and the person you want to become tomorrow.

Cambodia After Khmer Rouge

The repercussions in Cambodia after Khmer Rouge include government chaos, extreme poverty (which is still an issue) and the brutal loss of a generation.

It’s Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts

A new report recommends returning artifacts seized from French colonies in Africa. Cambodia should also be included.

National Book Fair Renews Hope for Cambodian Literary Scene

Ouk Bonheang, 25, a young author, said the rise was due to a growing appreciation among young Cambodians for literacy.

The Struggle to Save Teen ‘Love Huts’ in Cambodia

For the Kreung ethnic minority living in Cambodia, the practice of building “maiden huts" allowed young women to experience courtship on their own terms—and sometimes led to true love and lasting marriages.