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Irish comedian Aidan Killian
Thu, 22 January 2015

Laughing all the way from the bank

Left-of-centre Irish comedian Aidan Killian is a former investment banker whose mission now is to “save the world one laugh at a time”.

The late president of the Sin Sisamouth Association, Sin Chanchhaya
Wed, 21 January 2015

Sin Chanchhaya, son of iconic singer Sin Sisamouth dies, 58

Sin Chanchhaya, son of legendary Cambodian singer Sin Sisamouth and director of the Sin Sisamouth Association, has died. He was 58.

A Cambodian man uses the Khmer Smart Keyboard app
Thu, 1 January 2015

App makes typing in Khmer easier, faster

An innovative new iPhone app allows users to type Khmer characters much faster than was previously possible, according to the developers.

Roeun Sokhom
Tue, 23 December 2014

Artist’s exhibition captures piece of architecture history

Roeun Sokhom’s first solo watercolour exhibition, Old Buildings: French Period, is about documenting the architectural changes underway in his hometown of Battambang.

paint on lotus leaves
Thu, 18 December 2014

Artist takes his inspiration from lotus’s unloved leaves

Lotuses are ubiquitous in Cambodian culture. Among other things, the flowers are a symbol of fortune and purity and they can be found everywhere from wedding ceremonies to funerals to rear view mirrors.

Angkor Photo Festival
Mon, 8 December 2014

Angkor Photo Festival turns 10

Pictures line the streets of Siem Reap as photographers fly in from across world.

Tale of Hope in Bophal won a Photographer’s Giving Back Award of $5,000
Thu, 4 December 2014

Impact Project, putting good news stories into the frame

As the person responsible for screening the submissions for this week’s Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, Francoise Callier sees a little more misery from around the globe than most.

Actors Ma Rynet and Sok Sothun
Wed, 3 December 2014

A generational conflict is at the heart of "The Last Reel"

Hanuman Film’s The Last Reel is an engaging piece of cinema that deals with the ongoing fall-out of the Khmer Rouge regime on Cambodia’s families and film industry.

A still from "When the Dam Built: Areng Valley’s Dam and Its Impact to the Community"
Thu, 27 November 2014

Student films turn the lens on some of the Kingdom’s greatest problems

Eight documentaries produced by media students under the title “No Comment Cambodia Part III” paint a troubling picture of some of the Kingdom’s myriad problems – from the crumbling of decades-old colonial buildings to the potential

Artist Srey Bandual, one of the founders of Phare Ponleu Selpak, with the new book produced by the organisation to celebrate its 20th anniversary
Tue, 25 November 2014

An arts dynamo born in Site Two Refugee Camp

Art education organisation Phare Ponleu Selpak will celebrate its 20th birthday tonight with the launch of an anniversary book.

This month 20 years ago...

1995-01-27 07:00
The Malaysian business connection
1995-01-13 07:00
Forest given to local management
1995-01-27 07:00
On The Town
1995-01-27 07:00
Entire district flees rebel onslaught
1995-01-27 07:00
Eyetests planned for children
1995-01-27 07:00
Sold to a brothel - too many stories to tell