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Refugee Returns To Nebraska And Shares Her Success Story

Refugees impact Nebraska and the United States in many different ways. One Cambodian refugee has taken a journey that led her to Nebraska and to success nationally in the biotech industry.

Inspired by Blondie, Cambodia’s punk rock queen uses music to empower...

Rather than sing love ballads as others in her country do, Sochetra Vartey writes lyrics about issues such as domestic violence and poverty.

12 of the best things to do in Cambodia and Vietnam

From watching the sunrise over Angkor Wat to cruising the Mekong River, here's how to cover the best bits of Cambodia and Vietnam.

24 hours in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

From Phnom Penh's best museums and galleries, to the top things to see, do and buy – here's how to spend your first 24 hours in the Cambodian capital.

‘How I went from bloodied Killing Fields of Cambodia to working...

A solitary photo of his parents together is the only picture Sokphal Din still has of his dad.

Rithy Panh revisits the horrors of the Khmer Rouge

Cambodian film-maker Rithy Panh talks about his latest film, Graves without a name, being shown in Geneva, which explores the lasting effects of the Cambodian genocide.

From the Killing Fields to the healing arts

As the celebration unfolded before them, their thoughts drifted to the remarkable journeys that had carried them there.

Cambodia up close: River cruise on the Mekong

“Life is not staying still,” Vuthy spoke softly to me, like a kind older brother. “It is moving from one place to the next.”

Documenting Cambodia’s dark past

Youk Chhang has devoted his life to exposing the horrors of the Khmer Rouge regime.

Ancient inscription stone turned in for preservation

A more than 1,000-year-old inscription stone, made during the reign of Jayavarman IV between 921 and 941, was handed over by a local pagoda to the Svay Rieng provincial Department of Culture and Fine Arts on Monday for preservation.

Finally, Cambodia turns single and proud as a destination

Cambodia is shaking off its image as an add-on destination and is showing signs of becoming a standalone spot with European holidaymakers, claim the country’s tourism players.

Want To Visit A New Historical Asian Landmark? Choose Cambodia’s Anglong...

Since the very first day that the Cambodian government opened Anlong Veng, a district in Oddar Meanchey that lies on Vietnam's border, to the public, more and more tourists are getting attracted to the place.

Rotanak: Khmer cuisine an art form

With the belief that Khmer cuisine is an art form that sits proudly with Cambodia’s rich cultural and artistic heritage, Ros Rotanak has started a food business called Rotanak with the hope that Cambodian fare can be known worldwide like dishes from Thailand and Vietnam.

A Design Lover’s Guide to Cambodia and Laos

The neighboring Southeast Asian countries offer untold riches when it comes to art, architecture, and culture.

‘Sincerely Yours, Dhaka’ in Cambodia International Film Festival

The first film anthology of Bangladesh, “Sincerely Yours, Dhaka” is gaining accolades at international film festivals one after another. The film will next screen at the Cambodia International Film Festival which is to end on March 14.

‘It transcends language’: Young Khmer dancers keep ancient art alive

Three teenagers huddle together for a quick brainstorming session in the warehouse dance studio of the Khmer Arts Academy in the heart of Cambodia Town.

Welcome to my place … Siem Reap, Cambodia

Dubliner Robina Hanley shares her tips for visiting Ankor Wat and finding a great Khmer curry.

Strengthening Indonesia-Cambodia bilateral relations through culture

Indonesia and Cambodia have historically shared cultural ties since the Syailendra Dynasty ruling in the days of the Mataram Kingdom in Java and the Jayawarman II Dynasty ruling the Angkor Kingdom in Cambodia.

Interview: Book Author’s 10-Year Observation of Cambodia

My book is exactly about “Cambodia in the 21st century”. I thought the book could include some kind of photos of Cambodian society now. What is happening and what is changing, from a traditional to a more modern society.

UW anthropologist connects communities to archive of Khmer Rouge-era Cambodia

Jenna Grant first learned about the complexities of modern-day Cambodia while working on a World Health Organization project along the country’s northwest border with Thailand.