For many years Phnom Penh has been regarded as a business destination with little to offer to those traveling on leisure. However a thriving arts and culinary scene is now offering everything from film festivals to art exhibitions, concerts and some very memorable dining.
After decades as a catalyst for the Kingdom’s vibrant arts sector, Cambodian Living Arts (CLA), founded by genocide survivor and musician Arn Chorn-Pond, will host the 10-day Arts4Peace Festival in Phnom Penh to celebrate the Kingdom’s arts and culture since the fall of Khmer Rouge.
After winning the Audience Choice Narrative Feature award at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) in November, In the Life of Music has followed this up by being selected to represent Cambodia in the International Feature Film Award at the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, in February next year.
Hakim, a friend from Cambodia, was happy when his friends in Malaysia decided to do their annual Hari Raya Haji korban in Cambodia.
As he tears off a leg of a charcoal-grilled rat at a roadside stall in western Cambodia, Yit Sarin hails the simple joy of rodent and rice washed down with beer.
Refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge as children are being deported from the United States in record numbers—and are adapting as adults to life in a country most have never known.
Twins Sor Sophany and Sor Sophanin share a lot in common, but most important among the pair’s similarities are - firstly their love for painting, as well as encouraging children to paint.
The programme called “Give Me Five” is set to increase shopping among tourists from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) along with Indonesia, Malaysia and India.
Photos testify to the Rama’s journey from Battambang to Shreveport.
Working alongside healthcare professionals in Cambodia is a “life-changing” experience, according to a group of UK nurses, who say it has also shaped their practice back home.
As stuntman Vimal Gnanavel prepares to traverse international terrain, he shares the journey that led him to this point.
Sievphin Chong, 24, chose an unconventional career path for a Cambodian. After growing up in the remote northeastern provinces of Steung Treng and Ratanakiri, Sievphin moved to Phnom Penh to study design at university.
For Tracy Harachi, a desire to help elephants in Asia led to another passion: rescuing dogs.
For Dilsa Lugo, cooking is all about the corn. It reminds her of Mexico and remains a prominent ingredient at her Berkeley restaurant, Los Cilantros.
A friendship born out of the ruins of a nation, a dangerous journey home, and a 40-year search for the truth.
Angelina Jolie maintains a deep connection to the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia.
Dark tourism is on the rise, courtesy of HBO’s hit mini-series, Chernobyl.
Beauty products with chemical ingredients irked one Cambodian woman so much that she decided to create her own organic skin care material. More Cambodians like her are switching to organic personal care products.
Fifteen block print pictures by Cambodian double amputee artist Morn Chear will be displayed at TRIBE Cambodia Art Gallery in the creative hub of Siem Reap town from Thursday.
Of the various kinds of films to address genocide, the biopic is probably the most familiar.