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Images of war, poverty and unrest have come to define the tumultuous years that followed the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge regime.

"I Want to Be One of Them" explores how poor children can miss out on receiving an education
Mon, 7 April 2014

Photography contest entries illustrate the toll of corruption

An iPhone photo of a young boy peering into a primary school classroom has won a photography competition about the negative effects of corruption.

Moul Monor demonstrates the development of a photo at the opening of the lab on Friday 28 March
Tue, 1 April 2014

Analogue fan creates unique photo-printing lab at home

A photographer who refuses to let analogue fade into history has converted his mother’s apartment into Phnom Penh’s only professional black and white printing laboratory.

Christie’s auctioneer Lionel Gosset strikes the gavel at Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Mon, 31 March 2014

Fine art auction raises more than $20,000 for local NGOs

More than $20,000 was raised for local arts charities yesterday when Christie’s auctioneer Lionel Gosset sold works from around the globe at Raffles Hotel Le Royal.

Traffic trials
Wed, 26 March 2014

Traffic trials

Phnom Penh's first bus service has been launched to try and tackle severe congestion on roads clogged by extravagant four-wheeled icons of the city's rich.

Paul Mathew will mix drinks from four different eras at The Mansion in the coming days
Wed, 26 March 2014

Drunk history: taking in cocktails through the ages

Over the next four nights, mixologist and amateur booze historian Paul Mathew will take drinkers on a journey through history in a series of cocktail parties at The Mansion.

Filmmaker Chhay Bora gives a lecture at FilmCampKH
Mon, 24 March 2014

Filmmaking workshop puts social issues in the spotlight

Hundreds of aspiring filmmakers came face to face with their role models yesterday at Puthisastra University during a day-long workshop aimed at equipping young people with knowledge and skills.

The three finalists. From left: Hak Seyha of Topaz, Din Oun from Raffles and Leorung Minol from Sofitel
Thu, 20 March 2014

Sommeliers compete in Cambodia’s second contest

Din Oun, the head waiter at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, nervously poured red wine for a table of “customers” at Topaz restaurant as an audience of around 20 watched.

A still from "Cambodian Son" showing spoken word poet Kosal Khiev
Tue, 18 March 2014

Prisoner-to-poet story scoops prize

A film following the turbulent life of con turned spoken word artist Kosal Khiev yesterday took the top prize at a US festival, where it was screened for the first time.

Euan Gray (left) and Phillip Javelle help to set up for last night’s Songkites music show on a stage behind City Hall
Mon, 17 March 2014

Songkites music festival fosters original talent

Sarun “Jimmy” Kaoon, son of ’60s rock star Vor Sarun, stepped into his father’s shoes last night on a stage on Koh Pich.