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Cambodian chef helps home cooks master Southeast Asian cuisine

No need to consult the Moscone Center map to find Channy Laux’s booth at the recent Winter Fancy Food Show, a massive San Francisco trade showcase for 80,000 new and distinctive food products. You could smell your way there.

Cambodian Action Film ‘The Prey’ From ‘Jailbreak’ Director Gets UK Distribution...

Fledgling UK firm Lightbulb Film Distribution has picked up Busan and London Film Festival survival-thriller The Prey, which has been described as Cambodia’s first $1M-budgeted action movie.

Buddhists across Cambodia gear up for Meak Bochea day

Ministry of Cults and Religion spokesman Seng Somony said his department expects many Buddhists to celebrate Meak Bochea Day on Tuesday, while Cambodia’s youth were also urged to fully engage with their cultural heritage on one of the Kingdom’s most important holidays.

Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week” opens in Cambodia

"Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week" kicked off here on Monday, aiming at strengthening cultural exchanges and enhancing friendship between China and Cambodia.

Hero rats, singing puddles and crowd-free ruins: A postcard from Cambodia...

Avoid the rainy season is one of great truisms of travel. But is it always good advice?

A Khmer killer stalks the world

New in the expat crime-fiction library, an intriguing serial-murder mystery, but too much detail might result in death by suffocation.

Cambodia’s King Sihanouk, who ‘would have rather been Clark Gable’, made...

The late Cambodian king, who died in 2011, fell in love with the cinema as a child watching French films. Throughout his 60 years of filmmaking he sought to promote traditional Khmer culture.

Lots to eat, see and do at Siem Reap in Cambodia

The prosperous town of Siem Reap, which is on the doorstep of Cambodia’s most famous attraction Angkor Wat, is only two hours away by direct flight from Kuala Lumpur.

Cambodia chefs go in search of forgotten flavours as renaissance in...

Chefs revitalising the country’s food industry cook use traditional local produce and techniques but incorporate global influences.

Ministry Issues Warning to Young Lovers Against ‘Unusual Activity’ on Valentine’s...

The letter instructed both public and private educational institutions to educate students and “strengthen morals” by disciplining students, though it did not provide examples of what constituted “unusual activity”.

No hooks, lines or sinkers: Cambodians go traditional in fishing ceremony

Wielding handmade bamboo baskets and nylon nets, hundreds of people waded thigh-deep into a muddy lake in eastern Cambodia on Sunday for an annual fish-catching ceremony where only traditional tools are used.

Bowl o Flames: Bridging the gap between Cambodian culture and ATL...

At the Table ATL pops by Porterdale for a sit down with the chef.

The Cambodian who came home, bringing tasty Thai treats with him

When Tong Heng’s mother passed away, so distraught was the young man from Preah Sihanouk province that he decided to drop out of school, leave his home and venture to Thailand to work in a restaurant.

New Cambodia Town art gallery aims to give minorities a voice

Next door to Lee Heng Market on Anaheim Street, there’s an orange-colored building with Khmer lettering above its second-story windows.

Art / Zen and the art of minimalism in Southeast Asia

An exhibition in Singapore is putting minimalism in the spotlight for the first time in Southeast Asia – and revealing a history of radical artistic experimentation in the region that breaks down traditional borders.

Agriculture center in Cambodia uses earth bricks, clay and bamboo for...

A new community agriculture & technology center has launched in Krong Samraong, Cambodia, designed as a collaboration between squire & partners and SAWA for the green shoots foundation.

Winning pictures

Films from Cambodia and Thailand keep audiences entertained at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Cambodia govt launches Khmer Rouge map app

The department of Media and Communication (DMC) at the Royal University of Phnom Penh has launched a mobile app and website – Mapping Memories Cambodia (MMC) – to help the public, especially young people, learn about the important locations associated with the Khmer Rouge regime.

Top five restaurants in Kampot, Cambodia’s first foodie destination

Since the 13th century, Kampot, a southern Cambodian province in the foothills of the Elephant Mountains, has been known for the cultivation of the...

Lion, dragon dances presented in Cambodia to mark Chinese New Year

Folk artists performed lion and dragon dances in Cambodia on Monday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which falls on Tuesday.