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Sponsored | Launch of DaraPay - Cambodia's new digital wallet, backed by Canadia Investment Holding PLC and Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte Ltd

Publication date 12 December 2017 | 11:18 | ICT

Canadia Investment Holding PLC (“CIH”) from Cambodia and Singapore’s Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte. Ltd. (“Fullerton”) is pleased to announce the launch of DaraPay, a new digital wallet and payment platform in Cambodia.

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    Singer Yorn Young looks to build bridges with music

    Publication date 12 December 2017 | 15:22 | ICT

    For Yorn Young, a songwriter and singer especially popular among Cambodian-Americans, music is not just about entertainment but also a means for reconciliation between countries.

  • A mural by local artist Kakada Yi of three people wearing traditional Lakhon Khol outfits.

    Phnom Penh walls get new coat of paint for third Urban Art Fest

    Publication date 08 December 2017 | 08:10 | ICT

    In the playground of the Krousar Thmey school in Boeung Keng Kang II on Wednesday afternoon, artist Simon Morda-Cotel, or Wose, sat on the second level of some makeshift scaffolding, methodically painting a wall.

  • A photo from the Sunderbans in the Bay of Bengal, where human habitation is worsening problems of land erosion and flooding. Photo supplied/Monica Tiwari

    Now in its 13th year, Angkor Photo Fest grows ‘family’ of photographers

    Publication date 08 December 2017 | 08:27 | ICT

    The longest-running photo festival in Southeast Asia is back in Temple Town with free workshops and exhibitions to showcase and develop photographic talent in Cambodia and abroad.

  • The interior of Menaka, a hidden-away new lounge in Siem Reap.

    Lounge for the ages at Siem Reap’s Menaka

    Publication date 07 December 2017 | 07:21 | ICT

    Between Pub Street venues serving liquor-filled buckets and cheap beers, and mobile tuk-tuk bars slinging cheap cocktails, there is no shortage of drinking options in Siem Reap – unless you’re looking for an upscale-but-hip ambience

  • A photo of Sophy, who moved to Massachusetts as a child and is now an actor in Cambodia. ‘I walk into a room here or in America and they automatically assume I’m from somewhere else,’ he told van Kemenade. Photo supplied

    Exhibition tells story of those who return

    Publication date 07 December 2017 | 07:24 | ICT

    Family history and identity lie at the heart of a new exhibition opening tonight by Erik van Kemenade, an exploration of the homecoming of second generation Cambodians whose parents fled the Khmer Rouge.

  • Bernadette Cheventon, founder of Soutien á L’Initiative Privée pour L’Aide á la Reconstruction.

    Libraries on wheels spread the words

    Publication date 06 December 2017 | 08:52 | ICT

    On Wednesday afternoons in Kandal village, a green van arrives in front of a house and is immediately swarmed by children – from toddlers to teenagers – shouting “Here comes the library! Here comes the library!”

  • Soung Sokunthy (front) walks off the stage during a performance of her play, ‘The Life of an Orphan’, in Takeo province.

    Performance troupe tours the country, modernising a classic form of art

    Publication date 01 December 2017 | 07:47 | ICT

    It's already nearly 8 in the evening, and Soung Sokunthy, 47, is applying make-up to her face as she prepares for a performance at Wat Koh Andet, about 50 kilometres from the capital of Takeo.

  • Hub’s mobile bar is set up by Wat Botum pagoda.

    At Hub, mixology without pretension

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 08:00 | ICT

    As darkness falls on the capital, the sidewalk along Wat Botum Park comes to life. Food carts line the promenade, and the sounds of chatter fill the air.

  • Sunday's Siem Reap run may touch magical 10,000

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 17:39 | ICT

    The 22nd running of the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon and other added attractions around the sprawling World Heritage Site in Siem Reap this Sunday is set to topple previous records with the organisers anticipating the tota

  • Army keen on closing the deal in MCL

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 17:20 | ICT

    After 21 game weeks, the first phase of the Metfone C-League season winds up this weekend, leading to the four-team playoffs later this month and the championship game on December 31.