Ouk Bonheang, 25, a young author, said the rise was due to a growing appreciation among young Cambodians for literacy.
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.
Cambodian master director Rithy Panh’s is not optimistic about the chances of his latest film “Graves Without A Name” doing well at the Oscars. It is Cambodia’s contender in the foreign language category.
Vietnam and Cambodia offer a colourful culture, poignant history and verdant landscapes. These countries are ideally suited to travelling by water as many of the most rewarding experiences are tucked away in the countryside through which the Mekong River passes.
A Cambodian social enterprise is giving the ancient art of Khmer weaving a modern twist – and supporting rural women at the same time.
The 14th annual Angkor Photo Festival, held in Siem Reap Cambodia, features the work of 100 artists from 40 countries – plus talks, portfolio reviews and workshops.
High visibility exhibitions like “Poems for Every Occasion” and “Elsa Hansen Oldham: Muses” are the part of KMAC’s offerings that draw the most attention, but the museum is constantly offering the community other ways to engage, including workshops, poetry slams and the occasional guest artist.
Cambodia celebrated here on Tuesday the 25th anniversary of the founding of the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor).
Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, David Beckham and Kate Hudson have flocked to the Southeast Asian country, which is seeing a spate of new luxury hotel openings.
Newtown High School 2002 graduate Nikki Singer’s current life and work are immersed in the opening of a new gallery devoted to Cambodian recovery from a Communist party reign from 1975 to 1979.
Tomorrow, Phnom Penh’s trendy KBach Gallery will announce the winners from among 50 urban artists competing for gallery contracts and a grand prize of $1,000 at the Factory.
Lkhon Khol, a Cambodian masked dance-theater, was inscribed on the UNESCO's prestigious list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding on Wednesday, said a statement from Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts.
The river depicted in the antiwar film "Apocalypse Now" was likely based on this Mekong tributary.
Thuch Salik, a 14 year-old multilingual Cambodian internet sensation, is wearing jeans and a white button-up shirt appropriately patterned with outlines of big stars.
Mobile phone access across the country has brought young boys and girls closer to each other, and due to social pressures the underage dating quickly translates into teenage marriage and pregnancy.
After the conviction of the last two surviving Khmer Rouge leaders for genocide and crimes against humanity Rithy Panh, who survived four years of terror under Pol Pot, gives his reaction to this judgment and the justice rendered 40 years on.
With a pungent odor of fish left rotting for months, what’s not to love?
An new art exhibition in Phnom Penh featuring works by Cambodian and foreign artists will raise questions about plastic use and recycling, through woodcarvings, illustrations and even a motorbike.
Cambodian man spends turkey day in DeKalb, discusses love of Midwest.
Cambodia began celebrating the three-day Water Festival yesterday with boat races attracting tens of thousands of spectators from across the kingdom.