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The little-known history of Cambodia’s ‘dark age’

While Cambodia is synonymous with the famous temple complex Angkor Wat, the post-Angkorian period is far less studied. Considered to be a dark time in the Kingdom’s history, an ongoing excavation at the country’s former capital city Longvek – now just a small village – offers evidence to suggest otherwise

How One Chef Used YouTube to Reconnect to Her Cambodian Roots

“I’m in and out of different stalls and stores so much that I don’t even know their names,” Chinchakriya Un said, with a laugh.

Cambodia catches the cross-stitch bug

While cross-stitching won’t make anyone rich, it is a hobby that has been taken up by Cambodian women for years. Some sell their creations, while others are content to give them as gifts or display them in their homes.

Interview: China a key partner in helping preserve Cambodia’s cultural heritage:...

China has been a key partner in helping renovate and preserve Cambodia's cultural heritage, Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona has said.

Behind the Bar, Mixing Drinks With Aid for a Faraway Home

Sambonn Lek, bartender at the St. Regis hotel near the White House, has shaken and stirred for movers and shakers since the Carter administration.

A Singaporean girl, a tuk-tuk driver from Cambodia and their unexpected...

When Sofia Goh made a friend on her trip, she began a journey she will never forget. The new series Across Asean explores these special bonds formed by ordinary individuals from the countries in this region.

Rock in a Hard Place: Lauren Yee’s ‘Cambodian Rock Band’

Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band, which premiered earlier this year at South Coast Repertory, follows the efforts of Neary, a young Cambodian American working for an NGO in Cambodia, to arrange the trial of Comrade Duch, the first Khmer Rouge official to be held responsible in court for the Cambodian genocide in the late 1970s

Cambodia’s golden age of rock revisited by bands putting their own...

Rock-folk fusion outfit Kampot Playboys are among several bands energising audiences with their own versions of popular rock classics from before the Khmer Rouge regime at their live shows in Cambodia

Cambodia’s Kratié province offers an idyllic rural escape on the banks...

In the second instalment shining the spotlight on Cambodia’s rising destinations, Marissa Carruthers visits the eastern province of Kratié to experience nature and get a taste of rural life.

Cambodia ‘doesn’t’ got talent?

As the second season of Cambodia’s Got Talent approaches, it is reported that the talent show, part of the global Got Talent franchise, is having a tough time finding contestants.

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat named as world’s best-rated landmark for 2018

Travel website TripAdvisor has placed Cambodia's ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat as the world's No. 1 landmark in the 2018 Traveler's Choice Awards, the Apsara Authority, which manages the ancient site, said in a news release on Thursday.

Linguist races to document Cambodia’s dying S’aoch language

End nears for minority group whose local history stretches back centuries

Eating to extinction—urban appetite for bushmeat sparks wildlife crisis in Cambodia

From baby elephants to sun bears and pangolins, escalating demand for bushmeat in towns and cities is taking an increasingly heavy toll on some of Cambodia's most endangered wildlife.

A Cambodian Spring – engrossing portrait of grassroots protesters

There’s gripping human drama in this documentary about a Buddhist monk and two ‘housewife activists’ leading a battle against forced evictions.

Yale scholar of Cambodia uncovers rare 19th-century Khmer-language documents

April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, the regime that is responsible for the genocide that in four years took the lives of over 1.5 million people. The genocide is today known as one of the worst human tragedies of the last century.

New Year in Cambodia: Prayers, pagodas and parties

Cambodian New Year marks the end of harvesting season. Cambodians return to their ancestral homes for three days of celebrations.

A culinary adventure in Cambodia

From tarantulas to red tree ants, the cuisine of Cambodia throws up some wild options

Cambodia’s first contemporary dance company pushes boundaries

Modern dancers dispel doubts as art forms diverge from country's traditions

Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge tell their stories

A film and discussion of the Cambodian genocide highlight human rights violations.

Four Chinese Nationals for Alleged ‘Drilling’ at Angkor War Complex

The body that oversees the ancient Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Cambodia has said it detained four Chinese nationals this week for alleged drilling at the site.