As normalcy resumes after the three days of festivities, carnival workers from across the country who made homes in and around their rides and attractions on Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changva peninsula this past week are preparing to do it all over again.
“Today happens to be the third day of the traditional ‘Water Festival,” and at night, when the sun turns copper red, the banks of the great river suddenly come to life…the long racing boats flying by in the frothy swirl of the waves.”
Designed by a team of architects headed by Vann Molyvann, the Bassac River Front complex was an ambitious project to develop 24 hectares of prime riverfront land with affordable housing units, cultural centers and other public buildings. "But history got in the way."
Southeast Asia’s first insane asylum, the famous Prek Tnot hospital in Kandal province now houses the Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health—Cambodia’s only mental-health facility dedicated to children.
A small book recently published by the organization Sipar has accomplished what no other guidebook on the Angkor Archaeological Park has managed to do.
From the very first moments of the ballet “Thunder and Lightning,” the audience is transported to a different time, swept away by the strength and beauty of Khmer classical dance.
As the 17th Asian Games get underway in Incheon, South Korea, Cambodian athletes past and present look to history to shape the future of sports in their country.
The premise may sounds familiar: Three women private detectives shadow suspicious characters, use cutting-edge spy equipment to gather evidence, can unlock any door in seconds, and of course are attractive.
The Indian Embassy’s exhibition “Women by Women,” featuring the work of 60 Indian women artists, presents a vision of women that goes beyond the obvious themes.
More than 50 films celebrating laughter from around the world will be shown across Phnom Penh next week as the Memory! Film Festival returns to the city for its second year.
The name of the main character in Madeleine Thien’s book “Dogs at the Perimeter” is Janie. But this is just the name she took after escaping Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge at the age of 11, and seeking refuge in Canada.
More than 70 artists and Buddhist monks from India will be taking part in a festival celebrating art forms associated with Buddhism, which opens this afternoon in Phnom Penh.
The Royal Palace has released a statement demanding that King and Queen Mother’s names be left out of politics and asked people not to “exploit” their names for political ends, state media claimed Thursday.
Ten years ago Wednesday, union leader Chea Vichea walked to his favorite newsstand in front of Wat Lanka to read the day’s headlines: Prime Minister Hun Sen had ordered spending cuts, health officials were trying to handle the first outbreak of bird flu in Southeast Asia and celebrations for Chinese New Year were underway.