The Lim Meng Heng family roast pig stall is one of half a dozen or so nearly identical operations set up cheek-by-jowl on the northwest edge of Phnom Penh’s Orussey Market.
On a sunny afternoon, a middle-aged computer programmer waiting in line for tickets to the Royal Palace was fascinated by the skinny cats playing at his feet.
Kim San, 71, survived the Khmer Rouge. Her story is particularly remarkable: she gave birth to her daughter the day she and her family were forced out to the provinces. To commemorate next week’s anniversary of when the Khmer Rouge took power, she spoke to Emily Wight about her memories.
Inspired by a rumour about the well-liked young Saloth Sar losing the love of his life, Swedish novelist Peter Fröberg Idling came up with a fanciful creation story for Pol Pot.
The Por indigenous group of western Cambodia are proud of their identity, which is distinctly separate from ethnic Khmers. The people have their own language, traditions, farming practices and beliefs.
Disruption of typical weather patterns. Scorching drought interrupted by erratic rainfall. Water shortages and then, suddenly, a deluge of flooding. Poor crop yields; an increase in food prices; dreadful hunger.
Blue Pumpkin is always a crowd pleaser, but, as the days get hotter, where are the other best ice creams in town?
In Phnom Penh, stylish boozing has become a byword for the ventures of Will and George Norbert-Munns, the 30-something Kiwi brothers behind Bar.Sito, Public House and Seibur.
Members of the Sa’och live in Somrong Leu village in Prey Nub district, at the crossroads between the provinces of Kampot and Preah Sihanouk. There are fewer than 100.
For a few weeks before I finally approached it, I thought Needa was an office block.