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Located just off National Road 1 about 9km south of central Phnom Penh, Chol Chet — which means 'like' in Khmer — is a great getaway from the bustle of the capital.

The Cambodian Space Project performs.
Fri, 16 June 2017

5 things to do in Phnom Penh this weekend

The working week can get pretty monotonous for some of us. Waking up early, driving your moto to the office, sitting down for hours, returning home, sleeping – rinse and repeat.

Suon San (centre), who passed away on Tuesday, is seen with supporters of the chapey master.
Thu, 15 June 2017

Chapey community loses pre-eminent master Suon San

One of the pre-eminent masters of the chapey – Cambodia’s traditional two-stringed guitar – has passed away.

Music of the Ghosts author Vaddey Ratner. Kristina Sherk
Tue, 13 June 2017

New novel mixes music and tragedy

Vaddey Ratner is the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller In the Shadow of the Banyan, a young girl’s story of struggle and survival during the Khmer Rouge.

Gold-krama-wearing Bokator grandmaster San Kimsean.
Wed, 7 June 2017

Master leaves l’bokator venue

Less than a month after opening, a Siem Reap restaurant and club showcasing the Cambodian martial art of l’

The bar at the Chinese House where there will be a theatre show this Friday. Facebook
Thu, 1 June 2017

What's on this weekend in Phnom Penh

Looking beyond the usual rota of events like Free Fries Friday, Ultimate Frisbee and Touch Rugby, we’ve picked out some of the more unique happenings around the city this weekend.

Dancers rehearse a Cambodian contemporary dance form yesterday for their performance, Water Music/Without Sinking at the French Institute.
Thu, 1 June 2017

Dancers adopt contemporary style

Four solitary figures glide across the stage with careful steps and measured paces. Slowly, the dancers raise their arms, their hands slipping into the traditional kbach gesture characteristic of classical Khmer dance.

Mon, 29 May 2017

Keo Mom, director of LY LY Food Industry, on being a businesswoman in Cambodia

Mrs Keo Mom is the director of LY LY Food Industry as well as the head of the Cambodia Women Enterpreneurs Association.

Thu, 25 May 2017

What’s on this weekend in Phnom Penh

The weekend is nearly here and we couldn't be happier. As usual, here are some events – specially selected – for you to try. Our highlights? Russian Market favourite Long After Dark is celebrating its first birthday with a barbecue and special giveaways on Saturday, while Show Box is hosting Scottish comedian Chris Henry on Friday for what is sure to be an evening full of laughter. Or improve your snapping skills with the 'Five secrets of photography' workshop at the Computer Academy. For a full list of what's on in the week ahead, pick up a copy of The Post.