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A Cambodian Spring, a new feature-length documentary by filmmaker Chris Kelly, chronicles the turbulent evictions at Boeung Kak

If you can’t choose one thing, try a sampling with the ‘Nesat Madness’.
Fri, 23 June 2017

Shipping a fresh Kampot taste to the big city

Three close friends embarked on a joint culinary venture in Tuol Tom Poung last month, hoping to bring both the signature food and aesthetic of Cambodia’s fishermen to the city’s urban dwellers.

Fish amok features on the cover of Adaptive Farms, Resilient Tables.
Fri, 23 June 2017

Acclimatising to food favourites from the fringes

The dangers of climate change are often presented as abstract notions of an uninhabitable world plagued by tricky weather and rising sea-levels, but what about a world without fish amok?

A still from Two Girls Against the Rain featuring Soth Yun (left) and Sem Eang (right). Photo Supplied
Fri, 16 June 2017

City’s first Feminist Film Fest to open this weekend

Scheduled for the next three Sundays, Phnom Penh’s very first Feminist Film Festival will showcase a selection of local and international films, while providing a range of perspectives on the feminist movement in the Kingdom.

Fri, 16 June 2017

Lights out for White Building residents

The third floor of the café, where customers work away and hang out.
Fri, 16 June 2017

The story behind Story Coffee Roasters

Inside the bright, minimalist space of Vuthy Horng’s new café on Street 21, the aroma of freshly ground and brewed coffee is practically palpable upon entry.

Owner Vann Sam with a plate of salted freshwater crabs.
Fri, 16 June 2017

Cashing in on a salted staple

Vann Sam trades primarily in two items: cars and crabs. In February, the automobile dealer entered an untapped market in the city’s food industry by opening Kdam Brai, a restaurant devoted to salted crab, near Wat Phnom.

Fri, 9 June 2017

Hoping to redefine the Cambodian sound, SmallBand puts big hopes on debut album

What do a graphic designer, a high school student, a national taekwondo athlete and kick volleyball (sepak takraw) player have in common?

Fri, 9 June 2017

Little Churros: Deep-fried, decadent and highly snap-able

At a baby blue food cart parked along Suramarit Boulevard, opposite the Cambodia Korea Cultural Center, a small crowd of young Cambodians gather.

This month 20 years ago...

1997-05-30 07:00
In Review: 30 May 1997
1997-06-13 07:00
Hands up for Toan Chay
1997-06-27 07:00
Bodyguard units clash in mid-city battle
1997-05-30 07:00
Ratanakiri at the crossroads of land rights
1997-05-30 07:00
Israel and YWAM
1997-06-27 07:00
Thanks to Nixon...

NEC officials tally votes during a recount last week in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia’s National Election Committee last week rejected 33 of 61 complaints filed over the conduct of June 4’s commune election, according to a s

People search for their names on the voter lists at a polling station in Kampong Cham’s Veal Vong commune earlier this month.

Four years ago, when the opposition snatched Kampong Cham away from the ruling party in 2013 national elections, it hinted at a deeper shift taking