The desire for lighter skin carries a heavy health risk.
Huy Vannak is a man of many hats—television news director, government official and a youth organizer for the ruling party. Is he the right man to guide Cambodian journalists to a better future?
A recently imposed ban on surrogacy imperils a couple’s dreams of having children of their own, and leaves two pregnant women in limbo.
Unlike so many, his words live on—in essays, poetry, a novel and a documentary film, “A Tomb for Khun Srun,” to be shown Saturday at the Institut Francais.
On the outskirts of Phnom Penh, a crew of 63 gets ready for the Water Festival races.
Expansive construction programs integrated international style with local traditions, materials and climate—but only lasted 17 years.
Bigo Live, an app with nearly 1 million users in Cambodia, offers an audience to anyone with a smartphone.
The following excerpt is from the book “Beyond the Facade: Elections Under Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia” by Lee Morgenbesser. The book, its publisher notes, “examines the question of why authoritarian regimes in Southeast Asia bother holding elections,” using the examples of Cambodia, Burma and Singapore. “Far from being mere window dressing or even a precursor to democracy, flawed elections, Morgenbesser concludes, are paramount to the maintenance of authoritarian rule.”
A century of popular uprisings leaves government officials wary of mass gatherings and fond of force.
Long after the fall of Pol Pot, arguments still fester over whether an estimated 215,000 Chinese deaths during the Khmer Rouge were an act of genocide.
Scarred by scandal, a rural pagoda symbolizes Cambodia’s troubled monkhood.
Arts and education flourished under Prince Sihanouk, but the revered leader set a dark precedent for authoritarian rule.
In Cambodia’s swelling construction workforce, women fall to the bottom of the heap.
A Swedish academic delves into the personalities in Cambodian politics.
After a long dry spell, farming families struggle to stay afloat.
Photographer John Vink bids farewell to Cambodia.
Innovators and entrepreneurs team up to build better rodent traps—and other tools—for Cambodia’s small-scale farmers. But will they catch on?
A remote cave’s cherished ancient paintings withstand the elements, but face an uncertain future.
After a devestating dry spell, rice farmers in Kep province sow their fields and brace for the year ahead. This is the last in a 12-part series on Cambodia's rice cycle.
America may be divided, but in Cambodia, Hillary trumps Trump.